Work Canterbury

We find great jobs for great people.

Connecting motivated job seekers with South Island businesses.

If you're looking for work, you've come to the right place.

Work Canterbury supports whānau, organisations, and the wider community by placing motivated job seekers with businesses across the South Island.

Our approach is holistic, inclusive, and focuses on the individual strengths of every candidate. If you’re looking for work or need to hire staff, give us a call.


Support for Job Seekers

Finding a job can be tough, especially if you don’t have a lot of experience or have been out of the workforce for a while. We’ll help you identify your strengths and find a job where you enjoy your mahi and feel like part of the team.

This might be full time work, a part time job, casual work, or a job where you can work online or from home.

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Finding work

If this sounds like you, give us a call:

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You’re ready to rejoin the workforce, but you aren’t sure where or how to start.


You’ve looked at the Work and Income job vacancies, but couldn’t find the right fit.


You need somebody on your side who can help you find the right job.


You’d like some career guidance, help with writing your CV, or polishing your interview skills.

There’s no charge for our services, and we work with people of all ages and abilities. There’s no need to feel embarrassed or whakamā about asking for our help; we’re here to listen, support, and find you a job you love!


Need to hire staff?

Simplify your hiring and find the right kaimahi for your organisation. We provide a holistic recruitment solution that takes the hassle out of hiring and makes sure you get the best person for the job.

Hire as many people as you need, whether that’s one staff member or a whole team.
Find the right people to fill full-time, part-time, work from home or seasonal roles.
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About us

Why choose Work Canterbury?


Affordable, personal recruitment service.


Christchurch owned and operated, and understand the South Island market.


We have tons of industry experience and a knack for matching people to roles.


We look after our jobseekers: they’re supported, empowered and motivated to work.

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If you’re looking for work or looking for staff, get in touch for a kōrero.

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