Let your sense of adventure, find a sense of belonging.
Haere mai, welcome to Ngāi Tahu Tourism.
Join us and become part of something special. Our focus on connections – with people, with places, and with how our past journeys influence our future – creates real magic and a true sense of belonging. We operate ten tourism businesses across the country, offering a range of experiences across incredible locations. No matter what part of the Ngāi Tahu Tourism business you end up in, you’ll find yourself at the intersection of adventure and belonging, making for a life-changing combination.
Are you a Mechanic or Engineer looking for a refreshing, exciting change? This is your chance to be part of the Shotover Jet maintenance team- We are looking for a Maintenance Technician who takes pride in their work. You will be based in our workshop located on Arthurs Point, Queenstown. Read More
We're looking for an experienced Head Chef - a passionate person who can create extraordinary delights for our manuhiri (visitors). You will be involved in managing the kitchen through to menu design so if you have a love of kai (food) and creating masterpieces then this might be for you! Read More
Customer Experience Guide - Japan Market - Agrodome
Reporting to the Manager of Asian Market Operations, this role will see you welcoming manuhiri from all over the world, sharing your knowledge about our activities at the Agrodome, and ensuring every visitor has an unforgettable experience. Read More
Food and Beverage Attendant / Kaitaurima - Dark Sky Project
We're on the hunt for a Food and Beverage Attendant / Kaitaurima to deliver great customer service to our manuhiri (visitors). This role will see you working at either of the Dark Sky Project venues - Astro Cafe at the Mt John Observatory or the Diner on the waterfront. Read More
We are looking for exceptional customer focused people, who thrive in an inclusive, engaging, and welcoming environment. This role will be responsible for providing an exceptional customer experience to our manuhiri someone who is truly passionate about helping to provide that experience. Read More
Astronomy Day Guide Bilingual (Mandarin) / Kaiārahi Aroraki - Dark Sky Project
We are looking for an Astronomy Day Guide Bilingual (Mandarin speaker) to join our team of guides. Someone who is a star gazer at heart and wants to share and develop their passion and help us connect manuhiri (visitors) to our stars, our place and culture through the art of storytelling. Read More
We're on the hunt for Funyak Guides - outdoor enthusiasts who love water and adventure. You will guide manuhiri (visitors) on Funyak's (inflatable canoes) along the Dart River, a treasured and unique environment. If you're a natural storyteller and entertainer, then this is for you! Read More
We're on the hunt for an exceptional Team Leader Café/ Kaea-Wharekai - an awesome leader who delivers professional customer service. This role will see you leading a small team in our Café ensuring the expectations of our manuhiri (visitors) are exceeded through high-quality service. Read More
Being a kaimahi (team member) here at Ngāi Tahu Tourism means so much more than just being an employee. When you join us, you’re joining a whānau, an iwi, and a whole group of people who share your passion for adventure. We are an iwi-led organisation, built on values of whānaungatanga (family), manaakitanga (looking after our people) and kaitiakitanga (stewardship). It’s just one of the reasons colleagues feel like family. You will be looked after like whānau, and your career development is something we take seriously.
Looking to live and work in Aotearoa – New Zealand?
New Zealand is well and truly open to the world, and Ngāi Tahu Tourism are searching for people far and wide to join us. In fact, if you’re coming from abroad, you’ll be following in our Ngāi Tahu ancestors’ footsteps – they were famous for being the first seafarers, voyaging from abroad and sharing their hospitality with new arrivals to Aotearoa.
Ngāi Tahu Tourism is an accredited employer with Immigration New Zealand. For further information on working visas please visit: https://www.immigration.govt.nz/
Ready to indulge your senses?
As well as the featured jobs above, Ngāi Tahu Tourism has many more job opportunities across the group.
So come and find out where your career could go with Ngāi Tahu Tourism.