Careers at ZEALANDIA

Come and work for ZEALANDIA – we are an award-winning facility dedicated to telling New Zealand’s unique conservation story.

We have a small team of staff working in the areas of conservation, operations, education, customer service, office administration, marketing, and volunteer management.

If you are looking for an opportunity to make a real difference to New Zealand’s natural environment and work at one of the country’s most exciting eco-tourism attractions, joining the ZEALANDIA team as a staff member or volunteer could be the right move for you.

ZEALANDIA is a Living Wage Employer.

Job Vacancies


Functions Coordinator


Rātā Café is an award-winning café offering cuisine with a conscience and native twist. Our ethos is working with what nature provides to make delicious food and drink that is not only sustainable but gives back to the earth.  

Our new Kids Menu is very popular with our younger patrons and has received endorsements from the Heart Foundation and winning a Munch Food Award for the best kid’s menu in New Zealand.


This is an exciting role for an experienced functions coordinator to become a part of Rātā team within ZEALANDIA.


The successful candidate duties include:

-Communicating with potential customers, set-up, pricing, arrangements of functions, etc, maintaining extraordinary relationship skills.
-Planning functions including communication with customers, kitchen and front-of-house staff to ensure no detail is overlooked

-Product development  


We are looking for someone with:

-Excellent customer service skills and a passion for service

-Excellent communication skills


-Ability to manage a team


  Position Description


To apply, please email your CVapplication form and a short cover letter to





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