Eirjet
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Aviation Jobs In New Zealand?

Sat Jan 14, 2006 2:02 am

Hi all,

I am heading to NZ in May this year, and am going to try and see if there is a possibility of living my dream - getting a job in aviation.

Does anyone here know of how best to go about making enquiries within New Zealand based companies.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Eirjet.
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RE: Aviation Jobs In New Zealand?

Sat Jan 14, 2006 7:47 am

Eirjet, My advice is to start having a look before you go (websites). I work for NZ
and I just applied for the position online.
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RE: Aviation Jobs In New Zealand?

Sat Jan 14, 2006 4:57 pm

What sort of job? If you are looking for engineer positions, you will be out of luck.

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RE: Aviation Jobs In New Zealand?

Wed Jan 18, 2006 3:09 pm

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RE: Aviation Jobs In New Zealand?

Wed Jan 18, 2006 5:59 pm

I was gonna say - don't bother looking for engineering jobs - AirNZ are getting rid of a whole lot
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RE: Aviation Jobs In New Zealand?

Wed Jan 18, 2006 6:46 pm

As mentiones, engineering jobs would not be advisable right now. I have heard that there is a demand for rotary winged pilots.
 
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RE: Aviation Jobs In New Zealand?

Wed Jan 18, 2006 7:00 pm

My son went the other way. He went all the way from PPL to ALTP with turbine ratings here in NZ, looked at the possibilities, and went off to UK. He is now a captain with BA and says "if I'd stayed in NZ I'd be lucky to have made it the left hand seat on a Saab by now".
 
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RE: Aviation Jobs In New Zealand?

Thu Jan 19, 2006 9:58 pm

Thanks for all the advice ppl.

Cheers

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RE: Aviation Jobs In New Zealand?

Tue Jan 31, 2006 7:18 pm

NZ law states that no visitors can work in New Zealand unless they have a working permit, so its best to get that permit sorted before you arrive.
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RE: Aviation Jobs In New Zealand?

Tue Jan 31, 2006 7:52 pm

Hi 777ER,

Way ahead of you on that one, all the visa stuff is organised.

Thanks

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