New Zealand prides itself on maintaining a healthy work/life balance. In fact,
New Zealand recently ranked fourth on Mercer’s 2010 Quality of Living Survey.
Flexible work arrangements and adequate holidays give Kiwis additional leisure time. Unlike in the US, you earn four weeks of paid holiday for every full year of employment with any one employer. For part-time or casual work, your holiday pay will be based on the percentage of the year that you work.
New Zealand is a productive nation devoted to the happiness and wellbeing of employees across all industries. The Department of Labour helps support this healthy work/life balance and you can learn more here.
This answer was last updated on 3 November, 2010.
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