This is a very extensive and interactive website where students can answer questions about their interests, work values and abilities and get lists of careers that they can consider. To get to "Where to start" quickly, click here.

There is also informatrion for parents and caregivers to help them help their children here.

Got a trade? Got it made

This website has information and news about on-the-job training and careers in New Zealand's Trades and Services. To get to their "Careers Tool" quickly, click here.


Defence Careers

 A website about the different careers in the Army, Navy, Air force and Civilian areas of the Defence Force.


Website to help find job advertisements

This is a free job search engine that indexes jobs directly from companies' career websites, placement agencies and job boards, for free.We centralize all jobs available on the web to help people find new career opportunities, so we are much like the Google for jobs.



Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics / Wananga

There are tertiary (after school) training places for technical, educational and vocational education. The closest polytec to Otamatea High School is Northtec.


University of Auckland

Auckland University of Technology

Waikato University

Massey University

Victoria University

Canterbury University

Lincoln University

Otago University