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Career Services

Rapuara

ACTS ADMINISTERED

Career Services is a Crown agent and was established on 23 July 1990 under the provisions of the Education Act 1989 and the Education Amendment Act 1993.

FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Career Services is established to assist in the achievement of government education, training and employment goals through the provision of high quality information, advice and guidance services. These services are designed to assist people to make informed career choices, including:

  • The production, dissemination and interpretation of up-to-date, independent, accurate career information through a variety of access channels;
  • Liaising with, and assessing the needs of, users of career information;
  • The provision of training and support in the application and use of this information;
  • The provision of support services to promote a careers focus across the secondary school curriculum; and
  • The provision of career guidance. Career Services’ central role is the production, dissemination and interpretation of career information.

Career Services provides access to career information, advice and guidance through the Internet (KiwiCareers – information), by freephone (CareerPoint – information and advice) and through a network of offices (CareerCentres – information, advice and guidance).

STRUCTURE

Career Services is governed by a ministerially appointed Board and the daily operations are managed by a Chief Executive.

Career Services has a national office in Wellington. KiwiCareers, its Internet based information and planning system, and CareerPoint, its freephone information and advice service, are also based in Wellington. Services are also provided from sixteen CareerCentres throughout New Zealand. Staff in the CareerCentres provide career information, advice and guidance to a wide variety of clients.

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RECORDS

The categories of records held in national office are corporate files on:

  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • General Administration.

DOCUMENTS RELATING TO DECISION-MAKING PROCESSES

Published material includes:

  • Annual Report
  • Statement of Intent
  • Promotional material on products and services offered by Career Services
  • Career information and planning material in paper and electronic form.

FUTURE CHANGES

No significant changes to functions or structures is planned.

CONTACT

National Office

Career Services rapuara 
Level 4, CMC Building, 89 Courtenay Place 
PO Box 9446 
Wellington 
Phone: (04) 801 5177
Fax: (04) 801 5161
Email: careers@careers.govt.nz
Website: http://www.careers.govt.nz

KiwiCareers

Career Services KiwiCareers
Level 4, CMC Building, 89 Courtenay Place 
PO Box 9446 
Wellington 
Phone: (04) 801 5177 
Fax: (04) 801 5745 
Email: kiwicareers@careers.govt.nz 
Website: http://www.kiwicareers.govt.nz

CareerPoint 

Career Services CareerPoint
Level 4, CMC Building, 89 Courtenay Place 
PO Box 9446 
Wellington 
Freephone: 0800 222 733
Fax: (04) 801 2731
Email: careerpoint@careers.govt.nz
Website: http://www.careers.govt.nz

Whangarei

Career Services CareerCentre 
Level 3, Grant Thornton House
35 Robert Street
PO Box 5065
Whangarei
Phone: (09) 438 8875
Freephone: 0800 109 901
Fax: (09) 430 0893
Email: whangarei@careers.govt.nz
Website: http://www.careers.govt.nz

North Shore City

Career Services CareerCentre 
Level 5, Global Group House
19-21 Como Street
PO Box 33 1647 
Takapuna 
Phone: (09) 489 2299 
Freephone: 0800 109 901
Fax: (09) 489 2212
Email: northshore@careers.govt.nz
Website: http://www.careers.govt.nz

Manukau City

Career Services CareerCentre 
Level 1, ANZ Building, 3 Osterley Way 
PO Box 76 306 
Manukau City 
Phone: (09) 262 4250
Freephone: 0800 109 901
Fax: (09) 262 4251
Email: manukau@careers.govt.nz
Website: http://www.careers.govt.nz

Hamilton

Career Services CareerCentre
Suite 1, 15 Clifton Road
PO Box 1100
Hamilton
Phone: (07) 839 4181
Freephone: 0800 109 901
Fax: (07) 834 0111
Email: hamilton@careers.govt.nz
Website: http://www.careers.govt.nz

Rotorua

Career Services CareerCentre 
1141 Pukaki Street
PO Box 1945
Rotorua
Phone: (07) 349 0680 
Freephone: 0800 109 901
Fax: (07) 349 0710
Email: rotorua@careers.govt.nz
Website: http://www.careers.govt.nz

Tauranga

Career Services CareerCentre 
C/- Bay of Plenty Polytechnic
Windermere Drive
Private Bag TG 12001 
Tauranga 
Phone: (07) 544 0920 
Freephone: 0800 109 901
Fax: (07) 544 2386
Email: careers@careers.govt.nz
Website: http://www.careers.govt.nz

New Plymouth

Career Services CareerCentre 
Level 2, Devon Centre
Cnr Devon & Liardet Streets 
PO Box 8016 
New Plymouth 
Phone: (06) 757 3750 
Freephone: 0800 109 901
Fax: (06) 757 3752
Email: careers@careers.govt.nz
Website: http://www.careers.govt.nz

Palmerston North

Career Services CareerCentre 
Level 5, Sun Alliance Building
Cnr Grey & Rangitikei Streets 
PO Box 646 
Palmerston North 
Phone: (06) 350 1130 
Freephone: 0800 109 901
Fax: (06) 350 1131
Email: palmerstonnorth@careers.govt.nz
Website: http://www.careers.govt.nz

Napier

Career Services CareerCentre 
Level 1, Staples Rodway House
Cnr Vautier and Hastings Streets
PO Box 545
Napier 
Phone: (06) 835 8569 
Freephone: 0800 109 901
Fax: (06) 835 1741
Email: napier@careers.govt.nz
Website: http://www.careers.govt.nz

Gisborne 

Career Services CareerCentre 
Level 1, Wilson James Centre, 75 Peel Street
PO Box 910 
Gisborne 
Phone: (06) 863 3590 
Freephone: 0800 109 901
Fax: (06) 867 8327
Email: careers@careers.govt.nz
Website: http://www.careers.govt.nz

Wellington

Career Services CareerCentre 
Level 3, CMC Building, 89 Courtenay Place
PO Box 27 263 
Wellington 
Phone: (04) 801 5429 
Freephone: 0800 109 901
Fax: (04) 801 5430
Email: wellington@careers.govt.nz
Website: http://www.careers.govt.nz

Nelson

Career Services CareerCentre 
Level 1, NZI House, 105 Trafalgar Street
PO Box 1041 
Nelson 
Phone: (03) 548 1630 
Freephone: 0800 109 901
Fax: (03) 548 1625
Email: nelson@careers.govt.nz
Website: http://www.careers.govt.nz

Greymouth

Career Services CareerCentre 
100 Tainui Street 
PO Box 306 
Greymouth
Phone: (03) 768 0068 
Freephone: 0800 109 901
Fax: (03) 768 0068
Email: careers@careers.govt.nz
Website: http://www.careers.govt.nz

Christchurch

Career Services CareerCentre 
Level 8, Anthony Harper Building
47 Cathedral Square 
PO Box 4441 
Christchurch 
Phone: (03) 377 0530 
Freephone: 0800 109 901
Fax: (03) 377 0534
Email: christchurch@careers.govt.nz
Website: http://www.careers.govt.nz

Dunedin

Career Services CareerCentre 
Level 7, Evan Parry House, 43 Princes Street 
PO Box 859 
Dunedin 
Phone: (03) 477 5395 
Freephone: 0800 109 901
Fax: (03) 477 5300
Email: dunedin@careers.govt.nz
Website: http://www.careers.govt.nz

Invercargill 

Career Services CareerCentre 
Ground Floor, Menzies Building, 1 Esk Street 
PO Box 1365
Invercargill 
Phone: (03) 214 0252 
Freephone: 0800 109 901
Fax: (03) 214 0267 
Email: careers@careers.govt.nz 
Website: http://www.careers.govt.nz