13 Shopping The major supermarkets in New Zealand are New World , Countdown , and Pak’n Save . The closest supermarkets to our City Campus are New World Metro, located at 125 Queen Street, and Countdown Metro, located at 19-25 Victoria Street West (just off Queen Street). In addition to the major supermarkets, there are also smaller Asian supermarkets, fruit & vegetable shops, butchers (including halal), and specialty food stores throughout the city. There are many large shopping centres across Auckland, including Westfield St Lukes and Westfield Newmarket in the Central Suburbs, Sylvia Park in East Auckland, Westfield Manukau City in South Auckland, Westfield Albany and Glenfield Mall on the North Shore, and LynnMall in West Auckland. You can also visit Dress Smart in Onehunga for cheap outlet shopping. The Warehouse and Kmart a re great options for buying household items and clothing at affordable prices. You can also purchase second-hand goods online through TradeMe , or from second-hand shops (called ‘Op Shops’). Employment ready International students are typically allowed to work 20 hours per week during the semester, and full-time during scheduled breaks. PhD and Masters (Research) students may be granted unlimited work rights. Make sure to check the conditions of your student visa before accepting a job offer in New Zealand. If you do not have a visa allowing work rights, you may be able to apply for a variation of conditions through Immigration New Zealand. You are entitled to the same employment rights as every New Zealander, and must be paid at least the minimum wage. Check out Immigration New Zealand’s Study+Work website for more information about working while studying. Inland Revenue Department (IRD) If you are permitted to work while in New Zealand, you must apply for an IRD number before working. An IRD number is an identification number used for tax purposes. You can bring the completed application form , supporting documents, and photo ID to any post shop in New Zealand for an in-person verification. The supporting documents you will need to supply include copies of the following: • Photo page of passport (for proof of identity) • Student visa (for proof of activity) • Fees statement (for proof of address) • TIN card (e.g. personal, national identity, tax, or social security number) • Bank statement (from a fully-functional New Zealand account) Student Job Search Student Job Search (SJS) is a non-profit organisation that assists students in finding part-time employment while studying, and full-time work during the summer vacation. You can also check out Seek and TradeMe for job listings in Auckland. Career Development and Employability Services Our award-winning Career Development and Employability Services (CDES) have a designated International Career Development Consultant who is responsible for providing specialised services tailored to meet your career and employability needs. These services are here to support you so you can successfully transition into the New Zealand work force, both during and after your studies. Special events such as career expos, recruitment events, networking opportunities, workshops, and employer presentations can help you to connect and engage with employers, and understand the New Zealand job market. The services offered can help students identify opportunities, meet and network with employers, and help them take steps to establish a rewarding career. MyCDES is an online career management system open to students that features an international job board, resources and bookings for workshops, events, and appointments with career development consultants. Career Development and Employability Services is located in Room 151, Level 1, Kate Edger Information Commons and can be reached at .