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International Applicants

If you are thinking about joining us from another country, here’s some useful information.

Marlborough District Council is an accredited employer with the New Zealand Immigration Service (NZIS). This means that we are part of a small group of NZ companies who are able to recruit globally and have our employees’ talent work visa fast tracked.

To be eligible to apply for a talent visa, NZIS must consider your skills to be in short supply within New Zealand. The long term skill shortage list on the NZIS website provides you with the work occupations that qualify for the talent visa. If you are eligible to apply for a talent visa, you will need a copy of our accreditation letter.

Please visit New Zealand Immigration website (, which will provide you with details about living and working in NZ.