Go with Tourism is a government-funded initiative to build New Zealand’s Tourism & Hospitality workforce. On 5 April 2019, we launched as an Auckland-wide project to address the skills shortage in the region but quickly committed to taking the programme nationwide, with funding from the International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy. Go with Tourism is most commonly known for our game-changing and match-making Job Connector; however, since expanding we have embarked upon a range of new initiatives that unravel negative industry perceptions and encourage students and jobseekers into Tourism & Hospitality.

Go with Tourism has two key objectives:

To connect great talent with quality employers

If you're a jobseeker or an employer, a teacher, parent or even a student looking for work experience - we're here to help!

Our Job Connector and Job Search Hub are your tools for job search and recruitment and our Pledge a Placement programme connects students with fantastic work placements.

To get kiwis thinking positively about tourism & hospitality careers

Go with Tourism runs a variety of initiatives to break down the stigma that successful careers cannot be found in Tourism or Hospitality. From our careers expos and education programme, to the information and tools we offer on our site - we can prove how great it can be to work and progress in our industry.


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