Work & Live in Rotorua

Rotorua is home to stunning geothermal landscapes, beautiful freshwater lakes and stunning forests. A nature lovers dream.

Rotorua is the perfect place to work, live or simply visit. Our locals are surrounded by geothermal parks, untouched forests which is perfect for hiking and mountain biking. We have 18 lakes across The Rotorua region. A great place for adventures, creating family memories or simply immersing yourself in mother nature.  

Rotorua is extremely central, within a 63km radius, a one-hour commute or less, Rotorua is easily accessible from the neighbouring towns of Tauranga, Whakatāne, Kawerau, Edgecumbe, Taupō, and Tokoroa 


  • Adrenaline activities - Rotorua is the perfect destination for thrill seekers. Enjoy mountain biking, rafting and canoeing in the rivers and lakes of the region, take a thrilling jet boat ride, or take a daredevil bungee jump into the picturesque Waikato River. With all these activities, Rotorua is aptly known as the adventure capital of New Zealand although Queenstown might have something to say!

  • Diverse Economy -People in and around Rotorua are employed here by a wide range of businesses, from tourism and hospitality, forestry, wood processing, and agriculture, to emerging sectors such as light manufacturing, technology and design. Whatever you are into, Rotorua will have just the right job for you!

  • Affordable housing - Rotorua offers excellent, rural and city living options to rent or buy that can suit everyone’s budgets and lifestyles.

Work Available

Due to our strong tourism visitor industry, Rotorua’s infrastructure is well developed for a city of this size. The city has recently attracted more than $200 million in central government investment for exciting new developments that will continue to improve the city for residents and visitors alike. This includes the development of our city’s lakefront, spa facilities, forest access points, roading, museum and the Sir Howard Morrison Performing Arts Centre.

Currently, in Rotorua there aren’t enough skilled workers to fill the required roles. Tradestaff has work available NOW for Builders, Hammer-hands, Electricians, Fabricator/welders, HVAC Engineers, Painters, Scaffolders, Truck drivers, Machine operators and even good, reliable labourers.  So why not make the move now and let Tradestaff Rotorua help you into a job you’ll love so that you can concentrate on making your dreams a reality. 

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