Recruitment Agencies in Tauranga

If you're thinking about work in Tauranga or the Western Bay of Plenty, contact the team at Priority One.  As the economic development agency for the area, Priority One is well connected with local businesses and can help to spread the word that you are looking for work.

Growing Industries + Job Opportunities

Tauranga and the Western Bay boast growing industries in the areas of food manufacturing, technology, marine services, specialised manufacturing, freight and logistics, health services and research and development. Case studies of employers within these industries can be viewed on the Tauranga Business Case website:

Don’t be put off if your expertise falls outside of these growth industries.  Job opportunities present themselves in a variety of businesses and sectors. You can find career advice and listed job opportunities in Tauranga and the Western Bay of Plenty by contacting local recruitment agencies and viewing New Zealand's job-seeking sites.

The following recruitment agencies are business members of Priority One.  If you make contact with them, please let them know we have referred you.

1st Call Recruitment
Phill van Syp, Managing Director
Tel: +64 7 579 0833

Absolute IT
Brian Bernard, Regional Manager
Tel: +64 7 834 0411

Frank and the Knowledge Hunters
Howard Ross
Tel: +64 27 443 2520


Drake New Zealand
Donna Wallace, Branch Manager
Tel: +64 7 571 0283

Kinetic Recruitment
Cherie Hill, Consultant

Tel: +64 07 281 2509

One21–The Recruitment Outsourcer
Kirsty Morrison
Tel: +64 21 355 179


Personnel Resources
Dennis Playford, Consultant
Tel: +64 7 927 6304

Geoff Campbell
Tel: +64 7 577 1634

Talent ID
Stephanie Joblin, Consultant
Tel: +64 2811035


Ryan + Alexander
Bernadette Ryan-Hopkins
Tel: +64 27 839 7683

Lawson Williams Specialist Recruitment
Erica Cristal, Senior Consultant
Tel: +64 7 974 4753

We Are Talent
Angela Betson
Tel: +64 21 93 83 73


Chandler Macleod
Pip Phillips, Consultant
Tel: +64 21 281 2022

Everest Recruitment
Tani Hansen, HR Specialist Bay of Plenty
Tel: +64 274 475 033

Jigsaw Solutions
Barry Brown, Director
Tel: +64 274 475 033


Employ NZ

Justin Morris
Tel: +64 27 652 1445








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Chris & Emma's Story

Chris and Emma van der Molen moved home to Tauranga from London when they were ready to start a family.

In this blog post they both share their experience of finding work in Tauranga.

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