To work in New Zealand, foreign nationals must apply for a New Zealand work permit.
Foreign nationals can apply for a work visa in New Zealand if they have a job offer from a New Zealand employer.
Foreign nationals coming for a specific work-related purpose can apply if they fulfil skill shortages in the country.
Also, if you have a partner in the country, you can join them and work in New Zealand under a special work scheme.
Students who have been studying in New Zealand and wish to work in the country can also apply for a work visa to stay a little longer.