Returning to New Zealand

So you’re a Kiwi or permanent resident thinking of heading back to NZ. Now what?

We know that at the moment, the thought of coming home is pretty daunting. Not only do you have to worry about flight availability, border changes, and MIQ bookings, but you’ve also got to find a job! Since you’ve been gone, the job market has changed, and maybe you’re out of touch with the rates available for your skillset. We get it, it’s confusing and overwhelming planning your return.

Whether you just want to suss out the market, you’re ready to start looking for a role a few months out from your return, or you’re sitting in managed isolation right now, we’re here to help you get back into Kiwi life.

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Working with Recruit I.T.

Being market leaders in IT and technology recruitment, Recruit I.T. is committed to not only helping Kiwis find their first role back on home turf, but we’ve also got all the information you need to get you home safe and ready to go.

Our team have successfully worked with our clients and offshore candidates through the screening process, facilitating interviews and other onboarding requirements to make the process as seamless and easy as possible, regardless of where the candidate is located.

Many of our clients understand that due to the lack of quality talent in New Zealand, they need implement innovative solutions to attract quality talent to their teams, and many are open to discussing remote working arrangements while we work through the logistics of getting Kiwis back into the country.

Our Clients

The companies we work with are awesome and range from well-known, large-scale corporates to innovative tech start-ups. 


Our Roles

Our roles aren’t just one size. We’ve got roles from BA’s to Engineers, from DevOps to .Net – with positions ranging from junior level, to senior management and C Suite.


Job Market Insights and Salary Guides

The job market between NZ and other countries can be quite different, especially with COVID-19 border restrictions putting pressure on local markets.

  • Check out our latest I.T. & Digital Market Update for our commentary on what is happening in the industry and job market at present

  • Check out our salary guides for both Auckland and Wellington to get a rough idea of what you can expect coming back to NZ

  • And if you need basic job seeker info, help or are just curious as to what’s been going on, check out our News & Resources Centre

You just need to get here, now!

We can’t imagine trying to get home right now with flights and managed isolation spots filling up faster than you can say Quidditch. So we’ve put together the below info to help Kiwis coming home.

Immigration & Managed Isolation
Flying back to New Zealand
Covid 19 in New Zealand
Housing & Education

If it’s been a while since you last lived in New Zealand and you need information about finding a property, or education in New Zealand, check out our ‘Working in New Zealand’ resource page

Recruit I.T. are market leaders in IT recruitment and are the people to know when you’re looking for a new role.

If you’re close to coming home, Apply Now for one of our roles or Register Now and one of our consultants will be in contact with you.

Alternatively, Email us