Star People are generalist recruiters working with a variety of businesses

From manufacturing to ICT, health to retail, NGO’s to local and central government we provide Stars for a wide range of industries in a wide variety of roles

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Current Vacancies

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Fashion Retail

Fashion retail staff wanted for a fab new fashion shop opening at Coastlands - we are looking for both full time and part time staff and a Manager for this upmarket boutique - call Julia 027 595 0146 or email you cv to

Office Administrator - Part time

Are you one of those people who just can't help being an absolute legend in the office?

Do you know a bit about everything? Are you really proficient at finding your way around a variety of web-based applications including Xero and MYOB payroll? Can you get the accounts loaded and paid, the invoices out, the office ship-shape and running like clockwork and deal with customers, bookings and scheduling as well?

Of course, you'll do it all in your enthusiastic stylie and with your sense of humour intact!

This is a part time role (school hours) based in Paraparaumu.

If you'd like to know more send your cv to

Cellar Hand

Temp contract for 9 weeks - we need a tank cleaner/cellar hand for a local brewery - if you are fit, reliable, keen and good at record keeping as well as being able to follow process and a jolly good cleaner upperer then give Julia a call ASAP - job starts 21 May.

Email your cv to

Retail Assistant

Part-time for Safety clothing and workwear (PPE) outlet.

Three days a week 4 hours a day at flexible times, plus every second Saturday 9am-2pm.

Your awesomely cheerful disposition is just one aspect of your excellent customer service skills for this front-line retail role, plus cash-handling and stock management.

If you're interested, please email your cv to

Highway Vehicle Recovery

We're looking for a motor vehicle mechanic who likes to get out and about and has some pretty awesome customer service skills. This position is three days (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday) and two nights (Wednesday and Thursday) a week. This is a full-time position and the hourly rate includes a call-out rate for the night work.

You'll need to have a Class 2 licence with V endorsement and be able to assist with the roadside breakdown, repair and towing of vehicles. You also need to be able to pass a full poice check and have a clean licence.

Uniform, company vehicle and phone are supplied ... interested? 

Send your cv now to

IT Technician

As part of this tech team you'll be responsible for remote desktop support, Dropbox and Office 365 set-up and support.

You'll need to be tech savvy and have great people skills.

If you think you fit the bill email your cv to

Casual Painter

Required for some interior painting working on a casual basis.

Please email your cv to

Service / Operations Manager - Plumbing

Here's a fantastic opportunity to join this well-established business and show-off your customer service and organisational skills.

These Master Plumbers, located in brand new premises in Paraparaumu, run a team of seven plumbers from Pukerua Bay to Otaki specialising in plumbing, gasfitting, drainlaying, roofing and solar water heating.

It'll be a busy and rewarding day answering phones and emails, scheduling jobs using an online job management system, undertaking general office admin tasks, doing a bit of estimating and some project management. Customers are both residential and business including property management companies.

The most critical components of this role are your ability to problem solve, remain calm under fire and ensure customers are always kept fully informed of the work being undertaken for them.

Of course, you'll need to have your head screwed on, have a fabulous phone manner, superb  attention to detail and above average computer skills. You will also require previous experience within the plumbing or building industry - this could be on the tools or in the office.

If you love providing customers with professional and efficient service we'd love to hear from you. Send your cv to

Duty Manager

Are you a go-getter interested in craft beer and looking for part-time work?

This position at Tuatara Brewery is around 20 hours a week combining both weekday and weekend shifts but it'll be pretty rare if you're finished after 8pm unless it's a function.

Your duty manager's licence is a must as is a great team attitude and a knowledge of craft beer.

If you're interested please email your cv to

Centrifuge Operator

Interested in beer?

Permanent, full-time position at Paraparaumu-based brewing company who are looking for someone practical, technically-minded and process-oriented to join their production team as a Centrifuge Operator.

This position involves variable shifts with starts differing from up with the sparrows at 4am to a bit of a lie-in at 9am. You'll need to be physically fit and a responsible and reliable team member.

If this sounds like you send your cv now to

Bookkeeper / Accountant - Part-time

Looking for some part-time work while the kids are at school? This Otaki-based chartered accounting firm require someone to assist with GST returns, PAYE, annual accounts, income tax, cashflow and budget preparations for their clients. 

Our ideal candidate:

  • Has previous experience in an accounting firm
  • Understands what's claimable and what’s not - can complete GST returns quickly and accurately without too much supervision
  • Can complete financial statements and tax returns for individuals, partnerships, companies and trusts
  • Understands New Zealand income tax, not a tax expert …. but iscomfortable giving tax advice to your average 'mum & dad' small business
  • Has experience with MYOB, Quickbooks, Xero or other accounting systems

Sound like you? Send your cv now to

Sous Chef

Popular local pub require a head chef for brunch, lunch, dinner service and catering for events.

Full-time with hourly rate commensurate with experience.

Send your cv now to

Qualified Carpenter

Full-time position with Kapiti-based building company who are into residential property maintenance, home renovations, landscaping, extentions, decks, pergolas...

If you're a qualified carpenter (LBP would be useful) with a great work ethic who likes solving problems and getting out-and-about this could be your next move. Hourly rate, plus car & fuel, plus phone.

For more information send your cv to


Duty Manager

We are looking for an experienced Duty Manager whose roles and responsibilities will include

  • Knowing how to create a positive customer experience through great personality and service
  • Ability to manage and organise small team when on duty
  • Ensuring presentation of venue is at the highest standard
  • Experienced in running activities for example Quiz Night, Bingo or Poker
  • TAB/Gaming experience beneficial but not essential - you will be trained
  • Must hold General Managers Certificate
  • Ensure the presentation of venue is at the highest standard..
  • Starting ASAP/ per hour rate dependant on experience and skills

Part-time Bar Staff

  • Must be available weekends
  • Well represented
  • Welcoming personality
  • Work well within team environment

Sous chef

Brunch, lunch and dinner service - full time, weekends will be part of the roster.

Call Julia 04 293 4833 or email that cv to 


We have ongoing requirements for staff with general office administration and accounts skills in the following software -

  • MYOB
  • Xero
  • Quickbooks
  • Accredo

Roles vary and include temporary, part time and full time positions. Please email us your cv if you're interested in looking at any accounts roles -


Jeepers!  Where have all our tradies gone! We are looking for:

  • Full time Plumber/Gasfitter - excellent company and remuneration
  • Qualified Builder - $30 - $36 per hour
  • Registered Electrician salary bracket $60k - 80k - great for someone who's sick of house calls!
  • Plasterer $25 - 28 per hour
  • Landscape builders - senior and junior landscaping positions available locally
  • Steel Fixers
  • Civil construction people - excavators, concrete placers, truck drivers

Who do you know that wants a change in scene and a payrise - call Julia 04 293 4833 or email your cv to 

Temps, Minute Takers & Dicta typists

We're always looking for good temps, minute takers and Dicta typists with speeds over 70wpm - if you're interested in temping give us a call 04 293 4833 or email

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