Au Pair in New Zealand

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Au Pair in New Zealand
From £450
Duration 90 - 360 Days
From £450
Duration 90 - 360 Days
Discover our enchanting landscapes and famous hospitality as you experience life in one of the world's most popular travel destinations. With Au Pair Link it’s all taken care of!

Experience the warmth of New Zealand’s welcome as part of the Au Pair Link family! Create lasting memories as you become one of the family and part of our network of au pairs – the largest in the Southern Hemisphere! Discover our enchanting landscapes and famous hospitality as you experience life in one of the world’s most popular travel destinations. As part of our early learning programme you’ll get support from our team of qualified teachers, as well as access to regular playgroups, activities and events. With Au Pair Link it’s all taken care of!

Our programmes

AU PAIR 123:

Our most popular program, offering you the opportunity to learn professional childcare techniques and helping children under-5 to discover and explore their own unique skills and interests. 6-12 month placements, 30-45 hrs/week


Our early childhood program for qualified or highly experienced candidates, providing an opportunity to truly master your skills in a sole charge early childhood position. 6-12 month placements, 30-45 hrs/week (for candidates with an Early Childhood Education degree or diploma + 6 months experience OR one year’s full time experience with under 5s)


Our short-term placement option for candidates already in New Zealand, allowing you to join a family pretty much immediately and is ideal for enthusiastic working travelers who want a rewarding short-term job before continuing on their travels. 3-4 month placements, 25-45 hrs/week


Can you be an older sister or brother to share common interests with a loving Kiwi family? Whether it is playing soccer, riding horses, teaching another language or supporting your children in their daily life – we are looking for a range of au pairs who will suit different family needs. Our friendly team of Candidate Managers will work with you to find your perfect match!  6-12 month placements, 25-45 hrs/week

What you’ll also get!

  • Room and board included – You don’t have to worry about paying for rent, bills or food.
  • A guaranteed weekly wage
  • Access to Au Pair Link’s regular playgroups, activities and events
  • Plus: weekends off, up to four weeks paid holiday and a completion bonus!

As an au pair in New Zealand with Au Pair Link, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Find your “home away from home” living with a New Zealand host family for up to twelve months
  • Make a real difference to the lives of children – helping them to learn and grow
  • Receive support from an early childhood teacher (your Programme Manager) – there to make sure you are receiving the support you need while you are here
  • Benefit from our playgroups, fun child outings and childcare training workshops
  • Experience some of the most breath-taking landscapes the world has to offer
  • Make lasting connections with the warm and generous Kiwi culture
  • Enhance your English language skills
  • Have the adventure of your life!

Applicants for this position will need to obtain a valid NZ working holiday visa.

Experience Jobs Abroad
Region Australasia
Country New Zealand


Since 2006 we’ve been connecting busy Kiwi host families with loving au pairs from all corners of the globe. With a mission to provide high quality early learning and care in a secure and loving home environment, we now have hundreds of families enrolled in our early learning programmes. Our nationwide presence also means our families and au pairs benefit from a personal, safe and reliable servi...
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