The New Zealand Green List

Get New Zealand residency the day you land: check out the Green List jobs with residency pathways! Immigration New Zealand created the Green List to fast-track residency pathways for certain occupations, and consists of two tiers.

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Webinar: Your Pathway to a New Zealand Teaching career.

Dreaming of a work-life balance, a sunny climate, beautiful outdoors and excellent career opportunities?

Date: Tuesday 27 August 2024

Time: 7.00PM UK time (GMT+1)

Duration: 40 minutes

If you’re a teacher – your dream life in New Zealand is closer than you think.

Secondary Teachers are now on tier 1 of the New Zealand Green List, granting them immediate residency, and most other Teachers are on tier 2, qualifying for residency after 2 years.

As well as a residency pathway, teachers may also qualify for The Overseas Relocation Grant, an incredible opportunity for those looking to start a new chapter in New Zealand. With up to $10,000 NZD available for eligible educators, this grant provides valuable financial support to help you settle into your new home.

Join us for an exclusive webinar where you’ll gain invaluable insights into how to move to New Zealand as a Teacher, including residency pathways, accessing the $10,000 grant and how we can help you manage every aspect of the move.


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Learn about:

Visa options and requirements

The steps to securing residency

Job opportunities

Accessing the Overseas Relocation Grant

Essential relocation tips and resources


Paul Goddard

Paul is our UK based Licensed Immigration Adviser and Employment Consultant at Working In New Zealand. Paul, along with his family, was featured in the BBC documentary “Get a New Life” which followed their journey to New Zealand. He is also author of the book “A New Life in New Zealand“. Paul left the UK in 2003 and has spent 17 years in New Zealand. He is currently living back in the UK assisting those making the move to New Zealand.

Working In New Zealand Team Member Monique Power

Monique Power

Monique is a Journey & Migration Agent at Working In, and New Zealand born to Dutch migrant parents. After having lived in both countries, she now considers NZ her home. She is truly interested in your story and passionate about helping people like you on your journey to this beautiful country and showing you how and where to start.