Working in NZ

Working in New Zealand

  • New Zealand/Australian Citizens and NZ Permanent Residents are allowed to work for any employer (and any industry) within New Zealand.
  • New Zealand Temporary Work Visa Holders are allowed to work in accordance with the work conditions endorsed on their visa by the New Zealand Immigration Service.  Our Human Resources Team will check and confirm work eligibility on a case-by-case basis and through the appropriate visa view checks. 
  • International Students may work for EastPack Limited if their visa conditions allow you to work for a certain number of hours within a week or during your holiday break, we may have shifts available to accommodate the number of hours you can work as permitted by the New Zealand Immigration Service.

For more information on Working in NZ, please click here

Local Accommodation Providers

Below are the contact details of a number of local accommodation providers who may be able to assist you during your stay in the Bay of Plenty or the Eastern Bay of Plenty.





 Phone Number

  Apple Tree Backpackers

  47 Maxwells Road,


  (07) 576 4001

  Te Puke Holiday Park

  581 Jellicoe Street,

  Te Puke

  (07) 573 9866

  Mount Backpackers

  87 Maunganui Road,

  Mount Maunganui

  (07) 575 0860

  Pacific Coast Lodge & Backpackers

  432 Maunganui Road,

  Mount Maunganui

  0800 666 622

  or (07) 574 9601

  Just the Ducks Nuts Backpackers

  6 Vale Street,

  Otumoetai, Tauranga

  (07) 576 1366

  Hugo & Carters Backpackers 

  (Formerly Bell Lodge)

  39 Bell Street,

  Judea, Tauranga

  (07) 578 6344

  Wanderlust NZ

  105 The Strand,


  0508 926 337

  Tauranga Central Backpackers

  62/64 Willow Street,


  (07) 571 6222

  Kiwi Corral

  Young Road,

  Paengaroa, Te Puke

 0800 453 030





 Phone Number

  Katikati Backpackers                    

  5 Main Road


  027 825 337

** We have campervan facilities at our EastPack Katikati site, please phone Sue on 07 549 0008 or by email [email protected] 





 Phone Number

  The Winsor Lodge Backpackers

  10 Merritt St,


  (07) 308 8040

  Karibu Backpackers

  13 Landing Road,


  (07) 307 8276





 Phone Number

  The Royal Opotiki Backpackers

  102 Church Street,


  (07) 315 8840


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