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Employee benefits

We know that the breadth of services here at Council offers a ton of experiences and learning opportunities, but it’s not just the work and culture that makes this organisation a great place to be…

Employee benefits

We want to help you to manage a healthy work-life balance - that’s why we offer flexible working options, healthcare and financial packages, sports teams, social activities and more.

Employee benefits brochure

Social club

Our social club committee provide regular events such as quizzes, drinks and nibbles and karaoke nights.

Waiata group

Open to all staff interested in learning more about Maori culture through song. This group meet every week for practice and they perform at cultural and organisation-wide events.

Working environment

Plant lovers will be in their element in our main building - Awarua.  Those of us working there are surrounded by air purifying greenery, and our well equipped staff room is available to all employees including those working off site.

Flexible working hours

We’ll work with you to ensure that the hours you work benefit you, your family and our organisation.

Southern Cross healthcare insurance

Through our Southern Cross Healthcare insurance scheme you can access reduced health insurance premiums for you and your family.

ID card

You’ll be equipped with an ID card that not only grants you access to our building, but also unlocks discounts on selected products at local retailers such as Noel Leeming, Bunnings and Mitre10.

Boost  benefits

As an employee you're entitled to Boost employee benefits which gives you personal discounts at a number of large retailers.


We offer a free eye examination in partnership with Specsavers.

Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

Work is a big part of our lives. Under our Employee Assistance Programme you can access free, confidential, professional and independent guidance to help you deal with personal and work related issues.

Check out our vacancies and join our team!