Positive People is an established HR consultancy providing proven, professional and practical HR leadership and support to New Zealand organisations.

We provide high impact solutions, designed to get the best from your people. Our pro-active approach will take care of all your HR needs and enhance your business success.

Our services can be tailored to your business as it grows, and through our team of experienced and professional consultants we make sure we deliver the right HR solutions for your business needs. Read more…

Think of us an extension of your team. We take the time to get to know you, your team, understand your business goals and provide expert HR advice, leadership and support – all driven by your business priorities.

We pride ourselves on our professional approach, flexibility, nimbleness and on delivering outstanding results.

To discuss your organisation’s needs or a specific project, please contact us on 09-445-1077 or info@positivepeople.co.nz.

Positive People HR Outsourcing

HR Outsourcing & Temporary HR Cover

Having your own dedicated HR professional working regularly, or for an intense fixed period, in your business on a flexible basis provides you with a committed HR partner to look after all your HR needs

Positive People HR Consulting

Employment Compliance

Rest easy in the knowledge that all your employment documentation is correctly set up and all employment legalities are fully taken care of.

Positive People Leadership Development

Employment Relations/Performance

Timely advice and hands-on support to steer and guide you through your complex ER issues. From performance issues to workplace investigations, we can help.

Positive People Recruitment

Leadership Training & Development

Leadership assessment and practical in-house leadership development workshops which grow and enhance your team’s leadership skills.

Positive People Performance Management

Organisation Design & Development 

Get your structure right, supported by an integrated HR strategy to ensure successful outcomes.

Positive People HR Software


Delivering top people to you with a customised, affordable and no-fuss recruitment approach.

5 reasons to work with us


We are HR specialists with over 25 years experience providing on-point HR leadership & support


We work for you with urgency and commitment


Our tested dual strategic and hands-on approach to HR works to support your business.

Dedicated Lead Consultant

You have a dedicated Lead Consultant as your own HR specialist, backed up by our team

Build Relationships

We build long standing relationships that give you confidence. We are your partner

Here’s what just some of our clients have said

We have worked with Positive People for more than fifteen years and during that time, Positive People have been an invaluable resource for our company.


Positive People are always available and have proven to be an efficient and effective remote HR support structure for our medium-sized business where we don’t have the need or budget for a full time HR manager.

COO – Telegistics Limited

Positive People continue to provide a professional, responsive and accurate service to our company that enables us to achieve our objectives.

Manager – ASCO Asphalt

Positive People provided us with excellent value in fine tuning our Performance Planning process. Our Consultant was very down to earth and relatable for our staff, and was very conscious of not taking up too much of their time.

Manager – Ardmore Nurseries

Positive People has provided many tools… key to this was the development of an HR Plan that clearly and simply mapped out MoaTrek’s people and culture priorities and steps to execute these priorities. MoaTrek is now over 2 years into this project and is reaping the rewards in terms of having what I personally believe is the best team in the New Zealand tourism industry.

Managing Director – MoaTrek

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