Reciprocal Working Holiday Scheme between New Zealand and Croatia Announced Today
The Croatia Working Holiday Scheme will allow 100 young Croatians annually, age between 18 and 30 to study, work and holiday in New Zealand for up to 12 months.
Croatians under the New Zealand Working Holiday visa are not allowed to be involved in permanent job contracts with New Zealand employers or work with one and the same employer for more than three months. They can enrol in one or more educational courses or training for up to six months.
Croatia is a member of the European Union and this program is compliant with the similar schemes already available for other EU nations. There are over 100,000 New Zealanders of Croatian origin living in New Zealand and approx. 2,550 Croatian nationals living in New Zealand today.