农牧业：随着新西兰农牧业从简单的牧羊转化到以乳品生产为主，预计到2012年，在农场工作的人员将增长2万人左右。Tourism services: According to the New Zealand Tourism Association, as the global tourism industry grows at a rate of 6% per year, by 2012, the demand for staff in the New Zealand tourism services industry will reach 1178,000.
IT industry: In the past five years, the industry has grown by 15%, becoming the second most popular industry after the travel service industry. It is predicted that New Zealand’s demand for computer repair and maintenance and telecommunications technicians will increase at a rate of 15% per year.
Shipbuilding: From the past five years, the number of people employed in the New Zealand shipbuilding industry has increased by 20%. It is estimated that by 2012 the number of employed people in the shipbuilding industry will double to 12,000.
Health Care: With the continuous extension of life expectancy, the market's demand for caring for the elderly and patient-wide staff has increased by 14% over the past five years. In addition, related service industries, such as home gardeners, family cooks and other work involving older people, will require a large number of professionals.
Forestry: According to the New Zealand Forest Association, if the government re-invests in forestry in the next 15 years, the number of forestry employment will increase from the current 21,000 to 60,000 by 2025.
Audiovisual industry: From 1999 to 2000, New Zealand’s investment in film and television products increased by 45% to S$307 million. According to this development momentum, in the next five years, the number of employees in the audiovisual industry will double from 1999 to 15,000.
Bioengineering: Although the bioengineering industry is currently small in New Zealand, bio- and biomedical technologies will lead the way forward for science and technology in New Zealand, so the industry is in a good position.
Wine industry: According to statistics, there were only 1,548 employees in the New Zealand wine industry in 1996, but the number has grown rapidly in the past five years. Due to the lack of qualified employees, some polytechnics such as Lincoln University are currently planning to enroll such students in large numbers.
Food processing industry: Food and beverage products account for 37.5% of New Zealand's export earnings. According to forecasts, 28,000 additional jobs will be created by 2012.