New Zealand’s Major Employers


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Here are links to New Zealand’s professional bodies and the country’s biggest employers. We’ve organized the employer links by the employers’ headquarters city.

For example, the dairying company Fonterra has its headquarters in Auckland. Its 19,000 employees are located throughout New Zealand.

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New Zealand’s Professional Bodies
A comprehensive list of over 50 professional bodies from the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand to the Veterinary Council of New Zealand.

Auckland Employers (A to M)
Here are links to Auckland’s biggest employers from A to M. All have more than one thousand employees, often in locations throughout New Zealand.

Auckland Employers (N to Z)
Here are links to Auckland’s biggest employers from N to Z. All have more than one thousand employees, often in locations throughout New Zealand.

Christchurch Employers
Here are links to Christchurch’s biggest employers. All have more than five hundred employees, some in locations throughout New Zealand.

Dunedin Employers
Here are links to Dunedins’s biggest employers. All have more than three hundred employees, some in locations throughout New Zealand.

Hamilton Area Employers
Here are links to the Hamilton area’s biggest employers. All have more than three hundred employees, some in locations throughout New Zealand.

Invercargill Area Employers
Here are links to the Invercargill area’s biggest employers. All have more than three hundred employees, some in locations throughout New Zealand.

Nelson Area Employers
Here are links to the Nelson area’s biggest employers. All have more than three hundred employees, some in locations throughout New Zealand.

New Plymouth Employers
Here are links to the New Plymouth area’s biggest employers. All have more than three hundred employees, some in locations throughout New Zealand.

Tauranga Employers
Here are links to Tauranga’s biggest employers. All have more than three hundred employees, some in locations throughout New Zealand.

Wellington Employers
Wellington is New Zealand’s capital city. As a result, there are many more government administration jobs here than in other New Zealand cities. All of the employers listed below have more than five hundred employees, many in locations throughout New Zealand.