Get free career advice

Call 0800 601 301 to talk to a career expert.

Talk to a career expert

You can get advice from a professional career expert for free.

They can help you to:

  • make a personalised career plan
  • gain confidence
  • find work or training.

This career advice service is available across New Zealand until June 2022.

Book a career advice session

Career advice sessions are available by phone, online or in person. 

You can find out more, and book your first session by phone or email.

  • 0800 601 301 for phone and online sessions
  • 0800 264 737 for in-person sessions. These may not be available at some COVID-19 alert levels.

We are here from 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday for phone bookings.

 To book directly with a Connected site in your area use the email addresses below.

Get help with

Looking for job opportunities
Writing and updating CVs and cover letters
Exploring training and study options
Preparing for job interviews

To book, contact your local Connected site directly

You can contact your local Connected career advice site by email.

Northland

connectedtaitokerau@msd.govt.nz

Auckland Region

Connected_Papakura@msd.govt.nz

ConnectedQueenSt@msd.govt.nz

connectedtakapuna@msd.govt.nz

connectedtamaki@msd.govt.nz

Waikato

Connected_Waikato@msd.govt.nz

Bay of Plenty

connected_wbop@msd.govt.nz

Connected_rotorua@msd.govt.nz

connected_ebop@msd.govt.nz

Gisborne/ Hawkes Bay Region

connectednapier@msd.govt.nz

connectedhastings@msd.govt.nz

Taranaki

connectednewplymouth@msd.govt.nz

Whanganui/ Manawatu/ Rangitikei

connectedpalmerstonnorth@msd.govt.nz

whanganuiconnected@msd.govt.nz

Wellington region

Connectedwairarapa@msd.govt.nz

connectedlowerhutt@msd.govt.nz

Tasman /Marlborough

connectedblenheim@msd.govt.nz

connectednelson@msd.govt.nz

Canterbury

connectedhornby@msd.govt.nz

connectedlinwood@msd.govt.nz

connectedpapanui@msd.govt.nz

connectedrangiora@msd.govt.nz

Southland and Otago region

connectedtimaru@msd.govt.nz

connecteddunedin@msd.govt.nz

connectedqueenstown@msd.govt.nz

connectedinvercargill@msd.govt.nz

Help for migrants trying to find work in New Zealand

Work Connect is a free programme to help migrants, including those from the Pacific, to prepare for the New Zealand job market. It's funded by Immigration New Zealand and is available in Auckland, Wellington, Hamilton, Christchurch and online.