Grace New Zealand Blog

Skills shortages in New Zealand’s mining, engineering, construction and health sectors are creating job opportunities for overseas workers.

According to the New Zealand Association of Migration and Investment (NZAMI), the country is scheduled to have a sustained economic growth of over 3% during the next few years – mainly due to Christchurch’s post-earthquake rebuild, but also due to new housing projects scheduled in Auckland.

“The opportunities are definitely here in New Zealand from construction project managers to civil engineers, brick layers to carpenters and from stone masons to plasterers,” said June Ranson, vice chairman of NZAMI, in an article posted on website

According to an article from, thousands of Brits will leave the UK in the coming years to take advantage of the construction boom and start a new life in New Zealand. The boom is also having a positive effect on the property market, which will lead to further jobs for migrants, the article said.

In light of the current situation, Grace Removals is encouraging international candidates to discover the range of benefits from working in New Zealand, including top educational facilities, friendly locals and some of the world’s greatest scenery.

Grace Removals can help you with all aspects of your relocation to New Zealand. We work closely with our international partners to ensure you receive a consistent and professional level of service from start to finish – no matter where you are travelling from.

Furthermore, Grace Removals offers a range of additional services to help you settle in to the New Zealand way of life, including home searches, unpacking, orientation tours and much more.