To one family, you’re a superstar.

Kia ora and haere mai! Work with children and travel in magical Aotearoa, New Zealand.

Experience the warmth of New Zealand’s welcome as part of the Au Pair Link family! For nearly a decade we’ve been flying Au Pairs from all corners of the globe to join our educational programmes. You’ll create lasting memories as you become one of the family, and part of our community of Au Pairs. 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 qualified teachers wherever you are in New Zealand. With Au Pair Link it’s all taken care of!

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  • Au Pair 123

    Make a lasting difference to the lives of children on our most popular programme. You’ll care for at least one child under five, helping them to explore and become inspired by the world around them.

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  • Au Pair Assist

    Already in New Zealand and looking for a rewarding, short-term childcare position? Live with a Host Family for up to 4 months and gain valuable experience working on our early learning programme.

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  • Au Pair Whiz

    Take your Early Childhood Education skills and expertise to the next level on our programme for qualified or highly experienced candidates.

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  • Au Pair Mate

    Our programme for Au Pairs who are caring for school aged children, with Au Pair Mate you can become a big sister or brother to growing kiwi kids.

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    Alena (Germany)


    My name is Alena Hartmann, I'm 19 years old, I'm from Germany and I was in New Zealand with Au Pair Link for 9 months. After I finished school, I didn´t really know what to do with my life, so I...

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  • Eckhard Family

    Thank you Au Pair Link!


    A big thank you from Alex from Germany, who was an Au Pair 123 in the Taranaki!

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    Lisa (Germany)


    It's been a bit over one and a half year ago when I came to New Zealand and started being an Au Pair. I had a great time and I just want to thank you and Au Pair Link for your great support during my...

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  • Eckhard Family

    Kendal (New Zealand)


    Au Pair Link helped me make my dream come true! Right from the first inquiry to when I was working in the job. They were helpful, prompt and passionate about what they do.

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  • Eckhard Family

    Liza (Sweden)


    New Zealand is full of adventures, adrenaline and heart beats. And as an Au Pair, you will definitely meet at least one of these things during your time in New Zealand. I like New Zealand just...

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  • Eckhard Family

    Manon (France)


    Being an Au Pair helps you discover a new way of seeing your life. The children literally change the way you see the world. They teach you patience, listening, to stay calm, and you become more...

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  • Eckhard Family

    Nina (Germany)


    I loved being an Au Pair in New Zealand as this country has not only got a fantastic landscape which wants to be explored - it also has got wonderful open-minded locals who are looking forward to meet...

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  • Eckhard Family

    Sanna (Sweden)


    Being an Au Pair in New Zealand is absolutely fantastic for so many reasons: My host family, and especially the child i'm looking after, are great!

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    Mandi (USA)


    Where do I start? First with a huge thank you to Au Pair Link NZ. If I could give Cecilia Robinson and her team at Au Pair Link the world I truly would. My decision to be an Au Pair in New Zealand was...

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The Kiwi
Experience

Becoming an Au Pair in New Zealand is a fantastic way to immerse yourself in a new culture.

Living with a New Zealand Host Family, you’ll experience the warmth and generosity our culture has become world- famous for. It is very common for Au Pairs to return to New Zealand after their placement – you really do become a part of your Host Family while you are here!

Whether you are an avid thrill-seeker or prefer a more relaxed approach to your overseas experience, New Zealand has everything you’ll need to ensure you have the best possible time away.

As the ‘adventure capital of the world’, you’ll enjoy easy access to a wonderful array of adventure activities. Whether it’s a daring bungy-jump in Queenstown, skiing the rugged slopes of Mt Cook or paragliding over the majestic Canterbury plains – New Zealand is your “one stop shop” for an adrenaline-packed, life-changing experience.

If you prefer to slow things down in your free time, you’ll find yourself in good company in New Zealand. As a nation we love nothing more than to jump in the car and drive to the closest beach – never more than an hour’s drive away!

Here you will discover the essence of New Zealand culture. We gather on our beaches to relax, play and enjoy each other’s company. Radiant smiles and laughter, delicious food and a carefree atmosphere lie at the heart of Aotearoa.

Join us now and experience life as you’ve never known it before!

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