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Careers New Zealand is a Crown entity established under the Education Act 1989, and governed by a board that reports to the Minister of Education, Hon Hekia Parata. Our funding comes from Vote Education.

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Nov 2016
Project Lumana’i is a programme of research into the needs of Pasifika young people, families and teachers to inform the creation of career support resources that are more relevant and engaging for them. New Zealand’s Pacific peoples are a diverse group with the fastest growing young population − just under half (46.1%) are less than 20 years old, compared with 27.4% for the total population....
17 Sep 2015
Auckland’s economic success important for New Zealand New Zealand’s economic future hinges, to a large extent, on Auckland’s economic success. For Auckland to reach its full potential it needs a highly skilled workforce who can confidently manage their own career pathways. The partners in this project, along with members of the Capable Auckland network, have come together to identify...
Project Kāmehameha is a programme of research to inform design and delivery of career resources for Māori. By 2030, approximately 30% of our students – and therefore our future workforce – will be Māori. Project Kāmehameha is an innovative research programme commissioned by Careers New Zealand that will be used to drive the development of digital tools and resources to respond to the...
Jul 2014
The Pacific Adolescent Career Pathways project is, to date, the largest and only Pacific-specific longitudinal study designed to explore and address information gaps on the formative years of Pacific adolescent career planning. The project will follow a group of over 900 Pacific students from 27 secondary schools across New Zealand over three years from Years 9 – 11.
Nov 2009
This report was prepared in 2009 as part of the review and enhancement of the support Careers New Zealand provides to schools. It contains an outline of how effective career education programmes might be developed in New Zealand.  This report is a synthesis of recent evidence for effective practice in career education and guidance. It discusses international thinking about what young...
13 Mar 2009
In 2007, Careers New Zealand piloted career guidance by telephone to identify if it should form part of its suite of integrated career services offered to young people making tertiary, trade training or career decisions. Based on its successful pilot outcomes, Careers New Zealand began to deliver telephone guidance as part of its integrated suite of all-age career information, advice...

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