The occupation of Motor mechanics, as well as Diesel and Heavy Plant Mechanics have a longstanding place on the New Zealand skills shortage list and if you work in this industry then New Zealand could be the perfect destination. You can benefit from a change of lifestyle and scenery as well as much better career prospects and a good work life balance all in one move!

Our New Zealand office are in contact with employers who have jobs waiting for you in a wide range of roles. For details of current positions and a free appraisal of your likely job prospects, email our NZ based director (with a CV if you have one) at:

Do I need appropriate qualifications?

There are a wide number of mechanic and technician jobs available in New Zealand as the country enjoys excellent growth in industries related to these roles. You will need a qualification or enough substantial work experience to meet visa criteria, and for point scoring you may even need both. Many mechanics will also require a job offer in New Zealand to be eligible for a residence visa.

Can The Emigration Group help me to find a job?

If you are a qualified mechanic or technician and you are planning on making a move overseas then The Emigration Group can help you throughout the visa application and job search process. Our expert team will guide you through, keeping you informed at every stage and doing everything possible to make your application a success.

So, what are you waiting for? To find out how we can help you give the team at The Emigration Group a call today.


The Emigration Group has been helping people to realise their dream of moving to New Zealand for around 30 years.

So, what are you waiting for? Contact our NZ based director today. Email: