When it comes to natural beauty, local hospitality and outdoor adventure, nothing quite compares to the land of the long white cloud. And with the help from us, you could find yourself immersed further into the New Zealand lifestyle than you may ever have thought possible! A New Zealand gap year from us offers participants the chance to work alongside Kiwi locals and experience the true New Zealand. As a Gap Assistant, you’ll be on hand to help out teachers and tutors at a leading New Zealand school, working directly with the local students. A huge range of school placements are available on both the North and South islands, allowing you to get a taste of life in whichever part of this diverse country you’d like. And when school’s out, you’re free to travel the length of this stunning country.


Please note: Placements for 2018 are full – Applications for 2019 are open

Why Gap Year New Zealand?

We offer the school leaver (undergraduate or recent graduate) the opportunity to work in an overseas school environment as a Gap Assistant at a leading New Zealand school. In a secure, stable , supportive environment where participants are provided board, lodging and a financial allowance in return for performing a range of tasks and responsibilities at the schools discretion.


  • Age 17-25
  • Australia, British, Canada, European, NZ, or SA passport holder
  • No criminal record, police clearance certificate
  • Completed a min. of secondary schooling prior to arrival
  • Fit, healthy, willing to work hard & be open to new ideas & cultures
  • Undergo a chest x-ray at a New Zealand High Commission approved radiologist
  • Available for 11-months, commencing late January and concluding early December


  • Book now, pay later
  • Secure your flight for only R1,000
  • One of the worlds most experienced airlines & named world’s safest airline by
  • Direct flights to Sydney, Australia & connections to New Zealand
  • Allow for same day booking changes if an error was made on your part
  • 30kg checked baggage allowance on international Economy flights
  • Flexibility to book return flights only later in your trip
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