New Zealand to Hire Thousands of Filipino workers

New Zealand to Hire Thousands of Filipino workers

Filipino workers needed in New Zealand


New Zealand looking for skilled Filipino workers! By Maria Aleta Nieva-Nishimori,

According to Jun Macas, president of Australia and New Zealand Association of Employment Providers of the Philippines. New Zealand is offering 30,000 job opportunities, mostly in the construction sector. They are aiming to hire Filipino workers that will be needed in different reconstruction projects in Christchurch.

This opportunity offers:

  • Higher income compared to other countries – the minimum wage per hour is NZ$18
  • Can apply for permanent residency – can bring families in New Zealand

From 2005 to 2009, An average of 1000 Filipino workers per year are sent in New Zealand and rise to 2000 Filipino workers deployed per year as of 2010 to 2014.

The Department of Foreign Affairs estimated that there are 34,150 overseas Filipinos in New Zealand and 23,682 are permanent migrants.

Why Filipino workers loves to work in New Zealand? High income opportunity and NO PLACEMENT FEE POLICY!