Hawkes Bay

JOB: Apple Picking

LOCATION: Hastings
EMPLOYER: Agnew Horticulture Ltd
NO. OF POSITIONS: 10
DATES: 15th Feb - 14th May
TIMING: 40 hours a week
PAY:
ACCOMMODATION: Employer can suggest
TRANSPORT: No - own transport required
FROM THE EMPLOYER: We require staff to pick our Export apples from early February to May. Our orchards are based in Twyford which is 10 minutes away from Hastings city.
We are looking for experienced pickers, or if you are physically fit and would like to try picking for the first time please contact us as we do have staff available to train you. You will need to be able to carry a picking bucket and climb a ladder. Contracts rates are paid for each bin.
CONTACT TO APPLY: office@aghort.co.nz

JOB: Apple Pickers Wanted

LOCATION: Hastings
EMPLOYER: Rainbow Fruit Ltd.
NO. OF POSITIONS: 8
DATES: 24th Feb - 30th April
TIMING: 30-50 hours a week
PAY: $18.90 (plus 8% holiday pay) and bonus rates
ACCOMMODATION: No
TRANSPORT: No
FROM THE EMPLOYER: We are a family owned Export Apple company that employs 3 full time staff. We expect reliability, punctuality and a fair dayโ€™s work. You need to be physically fit and able to climb a ladder with a 20kg picking bucket. Our philosophy is to treat staff as we would like to be treated ourselves, being a small orchard, our approach is more personalised and fairer.
CONTACT TO APPLY: Liz at rbowfruitltd@gmail.com or phone 06 8796639

JOB: Packhouse roles

LOCATION: Napier
EMPLOYER: Taylor Corporation
NO. OF POSITIONS: 40
DATES: 15 Feb - 25 Jun (flexible time frames)
TIMING: 60 hours a week
PAY: $20
ACCOMMODATION: Yes. Contact the employer to find out more.
TRANSPORT: Yes, contact the employer to find out more.
FROM THE EMPLOYER: Tray fillers, Carton fillers needed
CONTACT TO APPLY: email aisling@taylorcorp.co.nz

JOB: Apple Picking and Packing

LOCATION: Greytown, Wairarapa
EMPLOYER: JR's Orchard Ltd.
NO. OF POSITIONS: 25 Packing, 35 Picking
DATES: 1st March - 28th May
TIMING: 50 hours a week
PAY: $18.90 per hour + bonus rate (+8% Holiday Pay) - bonus rates also for picking.
ACCOMMODATION: Yes
TRANSPORT: Yes
FROM THE EMPLOYER: We currently require, apple packers, graders, carton stackers and a forklift operator. We require staff for our apple and pear harvest, in sunny Greytown. All training will be provided. Bonus of $1.00 an hour for every hour worked if you complete the whole season.
CONTACT TO APPLY: Jamiee Burns 0274 154 556

JOB: Apple Thinning

LOCATION: Hastings
EMPLOYER: Chestergrove Apples Ltd.
NO. OF POSITIONS: 35
DATES: 20th Jan - 20th May
TIMING: 40 hours a week
PAY: $20.50 + picking productivity bonus + 8 % Holiday Pay
ACCOMMODATION: Yes
TRANSPORT: No
FROM THE EMPLOYER: We have both picker and packhouse employee roles available. All applicants must have a reliable vehicle.
CONTACT TO APPLY: Peter on 027 3575259 or email chestergrove.nz@gmail.com

JOB: Thinning and Packhouse

LOCATION: Hastings
EMPLOYER: Crasborn Fresh Harvest
NO. OF POSITIONS: 200
DATES: 19 Nov 2020 - 8 Jan 2021
TIMING: 40 hours a week
PAY: Minimum Wage $18.90 (+ 8% Holiday Pay for Casual Staff)
ACCOMMODATION: Can suggest accommodation 
TRANSPORT:  Yes
FROM THE EMPLOYER: Thinning work available NOW. Hours are 7am - 4pm and goes through until mid December. Packhouse work then start up at the beginning of February 2021 for pears and apples. There is the opportunity to earn more if you are a QC, machine operator or manager.
CONTACT TO APPLY: 0800600555

JOB: Picking and Thinning 

LOCATION: Hastings
EMPLOYER: Malbec Orchards Ltd.
NO. OF POSITIONS: 20
DATES: 11 Nov 2020 - 29 May 2021
TIMING: 45 hours a week
PAY: Minimum Wage $18.90 (+ 8% Holiday Pay for Casual Staff)
ACCOMMODATION: Yes, can suggest accommodation 
TRANSPORT:  Yes
FROM THE EMPLOYER: Thinning and picking Stonefruit and Apple, also Packhouse positions available in Apple Season. There is accommodation available for $110 per week per person. 
CONTACT TO APPLY: Helenmoss214@gmail.com

JOB: Apple Thinner

LOCATION: Twyford, Hastings
EMPLOYER: Kelston Orchards Ltd
NO. OF POSITIONS: 10
DATES: 16 Nov - 28 Feb
TIMING: 40 hours a week
PAY: $18.90 (+ 8% Holiday Pay for Casual Staff)
ACCOMMODATION: No, but can suggest accommodation.
TRANSPORT: No, but can suggest transport options.
FROM THE EMPLOYER: Enjoy summer the right way…. sun, wineries, breweries, beaches and earn money for next year. Sound like you?
Apple Thinners wanted in Hastings, Hawkes Bay. Outdoor work, 5-6 days a week, 40+ hours. Fit, reliable, enthusiastic, and a good work ethic is a requirement. Work available mid
November until February with a break over Christmas and New Years.
CONTACT TO APPLY: kylie@kelstonpack.com

JOB: Summer Orchard Worker

LOCATION: Fernhill, Napier
EMPLOYER: Ngai Tukairangi Trust
NO. OF POSITIONS: Plenty
DATES: Mid-Feb onwards
TIMING: at least 35 hours a week
PAY: $18.90 (+ 8% Holiday Pay for Casual Staff)
ACCOMMODATION: No. Check out picktiki.nz
TRANSPORT: No. Will need your own transport.
FROM THE EMPLOYER: Maori owned and operated business with a keen focus on our people. Email us to find out more!
CONTACT TO APPLY: Email your interest to phoebe@ngaituk.co.nz

JOB: Apple Picking

LOCATION: Hastings
EMPLOYER: Matipou Orchard Ltd
NO. OF POSITIONS: plenty
DATES: Mid Jan onwards
TIMING: 40 hours per week, 8-4.30pm daily, 5 to 6 days per week, dependent sometimes on weather.
PAY: $18.90 (+ 8% Holiday Pay)
ACCOMMODATION: No - check out picktiki.nz for options
TRANSPORT: Ask the employer for suggestions.
FROM THE EMPLOYER: We are a family operation who are looking for seasonal staff to help us with our apple picking harvest.
Training will be given if required, you need to be physically fit, able to climb a ladder, and not afraid of a hard day's work.
CONTACT: Email Ross - ross@matipou.co.nz

JOB: Orchard Worker / Orchard Picker

LOCATION: Hastings, Hawkes Bay
EMPLOYER: Johnny Appleseed Ltd
NO. OF POSITIONS: 60
DATES: ASAP - 30th of April for those willing
TIMING: 30h a week (flexibility exists)
PAY: 18.90 per week (+8% holiday pay) and piece Rates available too!
ACCOMMODATION: Ask employer for suggestions or check out picktiki.nz
TRANSPORT: Ask employer for suggestions
FROM THE EMPLOYER: Picking fruit in sunny Hawkes Bay! Flexible hours and days available.
CONTACT: jobs@yummyfruit.co.nz or visit our website www.yummyfruit.co.nz to complete an application form

JOB: Thinners and Pickers

LOCATION: Hastings, ๐ŸŽ Hawkes Bay ๐Ÿ‘
EMPLOYER: Malbec Orchards Ltd
NO. OF POSITIONS: 10
DATES: 1-Nov - 29 Feb
TIMING: 40 Hours a Week
PAY: $18.90 (+ 8% Holiday Pay)
ACCOMMODATION: Yes
TRANSPORT: Yes
FROM THE EMPLOYER: Thinning and picking Stone-and Pip fruit.
Available transport and accommodation! Extra hours when required.
CONTACT TO APPLY: helenmoss214@gmail.com

JOB: Orchard Work

LOCATION: Puketapu (15 minute drive from Napier)
EMPLOYER: Bearsley Farms
NO. OF POSITIONS: 15
DATES: Start ASAP
TIMING: 40 Hours a Week
PAY: $18.90 (+ 8% Holiday Pay) or contract rates
ACCOMMODATION: No (check out local hostel options at www.picktiki.nz)
TRANSPORT: Your own reliable transport will be needed.
FROM THE EMPLOYER: You need to be physically fit, able to climb a ladder, and not afraid of a hard day's work.
CONTACT TO APPLY: Shayne at shayne.ward@bearsley.co.nz 

Nelson

JOB: Picking Apples - Harvest 

LOCATION: Hope, Tasman
EMPLOYER: Valima Orchard
NO. OF POSITIONS: 25
DATES: 8th Feb - 10th May
TIMING: 42.5 hours a week
PAY: $18.90 per hours (plus 8% holiday pay) and bonus rates
ACCOMMODATION: Can suggest options
TRANSPORT: No
FROM THE EMPLOYER: Come and be part of our apple harvest. You do need to be physically fit and happy to stand on your feet all day. Have a brilliant attitude and work well as part of a team. Its also important that you're not colour blind as we pick by colour.
CONTACT TO APPLY: Please contact Katie via email at katie@vailima.co.nz. Please only apply if you can commit to working the whole season.

JOB: Apple Packing Assistants

LOCATION: Richmond, Nelson
EMPLOYER: Heartland Orchards
NO. OF POSITIONS: 20
DATES: 9th February - 30th June
TIMING: 40 hours a week
PAY: $18.90 per hour (+8% Holiday Pay for Casual Staff).
ACCOMMODATION: No - check out picktiki.nz
TRANSPORT: No
FROM THE EMPLOYER: "We are looking for Graders, Packers, Stackers and Forklift Drivers to be part of our friendly team at our Richmond Apple Packhouse and Coolstore for our 2021 season starting early February and finishing late June / early July. Hours of work are typically from 8amโ€“ 5pm Monday to Friday however there could be some variation to these hours which may include working Saturdays. To be considered for the role you should:
โ€ข Be physically fit.
โ€ข Comfortable working in a fast-paced production environment.
โ€ข Have a positive can-do attitude
โ€ข Be committed to Health and Safety
Possibility of extending the contract after the months of June / July.
CONTACT TO APPLY: jobs@heartlandgroup.co.nz

JOB: Apple Picking

LOCATION: Tasman/Nelson
EMPLOYER: Wai-West Horticulture Ltd
NO. OF POSITIONS: 30
DATES: 22nd Feb - 30 April
TIMING: 45 hours a week
PAY: $20 per hour
ACCOMMODATION: Can suggest options
TRANSPORT: No
FROM THE EMPLOYER: The task is to carefully select and pick fruit. Workers will be trained in all aspects of the task. Work can be demanding working at heights on ladders and are required workers to fill and carry bags filled with harvested fruit. The work is 5.5 days per week, depending on weather and fruit maturity. The starting rate will be a minimum of $20.00 per hour for people with no experience. Contract rates will be offered, giving pickers the opportunity to earn upwards of $30.00 per hour.
CONTACT TO APPLY: hr@wai-west.co.nz

JOB: Apple Orchard Work 
LOCATION: Motueka
EMPLOYER: Kono Horticulture
NO. OF POSITIONS: 20
DATES: Begin mid January 2021
TIMING: 40 hours per week
PAY: $18.90 per hour (+8% Holiday Pay for Casual Staff).
ACCOMMODATION: No, can suggest accommodation.
TRANSPORT: No
FROM THE EMPLOYER: Orchard Thinning for the up coming 2021 season. No experiance needed. Need to be ok with heights, enjoy working outdoors and have a good attitude
CONTACT TO APPLY: Stella Laird 021898404

JOB: Apple Thinning
LOCATION: Moutere & Motueka, ๐ŸŽ Nelson/Tasman ๐ŸŽ
EMPLOYER: Wratten Orchards Limited
NO. OF POSITIONS: 6
DATES: 20th Nov - 31st Jan
TIMING: 40 Hours a week
PAY: $18.90 (+ 8% Holiday Pay for) and contract rates available!
ACCOMMODATION: Yes - contact employer
TRANSPORT: - No - you will need your own transport.
FROM THE EMPLOYER: Based on farms in Lower Moutere & Motueka
CONTACT: Jo at joannewratten@gmail.com

Central Otago

JOB: Various Cherry Picking and Packing
LOCATION: ๐Ÿ’Central Otago ๐Ÿ’
EMPLOYER: Cherri Global Ltd.
NO. OF POSITIONS: 150
DATES: Start ASAP - 1st of March
TIMING: 40h a week
PAY: 18.90 per week (+8% holiday pay) and Piece Rates available too!
ACCOMMODATION: Yes available
TRANSPORT: Yes available
FROM THE EMPLOYER: Orchard Work Available - Picking and Packing - Various Job Roles Available in Central Otago. Social Nights, Good Wages, Transport and Accommodation Assistance, Piece Work Rates Available, Fun Working Environment!
CONTACT: Please email adminotago@cherri.global (Please apply with the employer directly via email)


JOB: Packhouse/Orchard Work
LOCATION: ๐Ÿ’ Central Otago ๐Ÿ’
EMPLOYER: LEANING ROCK CHERRIES LTD
NO. OF POSITIONS: 25
DATES: 15th December - 31st January
TIMING: 40 hours a week
PAY: $18.90 (+ 8% Holiday Pay) + bonus bucket rates
ACCOMMODATION: We have accommodation by the way of a camping ground area but have many other options of backpackers and camping grounds in Alexandra
TRANSPORT: Yes can be supplied.
FROM THE EMPLOYER: Training is given by supportive supervisors, bonus bucket rates are paid, cheap accommodation and potential pick up and delivery of staff if required from town.
CONTACT TO APPLY: Hannah at hannah@leaningrockcherries.co.nz or (03) 4488497

JOB: Apple Picking
LOCATION: 10 Minutes from Timaru
EMPLOYER: M A Orchards Ltd
NO. OF POSITIONS: 250
DATES: 22nd February - 31st March
TIMING: 40 hours a week
PAY: $18.90 per hour + bonus rate (+8% Holiday Pay).
ACCOMMODATION: Can suggest options
TRANSPORT: No
FROM THE EMPLOYER: You need to be physically fit and reliable.
CONTACT TO APPLY: Please visit www.maorchards.co.nz โ€“ โ€œworking at M A Orchardsโ€ - and apply now.

Other

JOB: Fruit Picking and Packing

LOCATION: Kawhatu Valley, Taihape
EMPLOYER: Fairview Enterprises Ltd.
NO. OF POSITIONS: 20
DATES: 9th February - 16th April
TIMING: 40 hours a week
PAY: $18.90 per hour + bonus rates (+8% Holiday Pay)).
ACCOMMODATION: Yes - $120 per week
TRANSPORT: Yes
FROM THE EMPLOYER: Come experience the real NZ - fresh mountain air, real people, honest hard work. No experience necessary - on the job training on 4WD ATV, hydraulic ladders and pruning shears. Need to be fit and able to work hard: up to 10+ hour days, 6-7 day week, incentive payments as well. A great earning opportunity for the physically capable.
FROM THE EMPLOYER: Come experience the real NZ - fresh mountain air, real people, honest hard work. No experience necessary - on the job training on 4WD ATV, hydraulic ladders, and pruning shears. Need to be fit and able to work hard: up to 10+ hour days, 6-7 day week, incentive payments as well. A great earning opportunity for the physically capable.
Bring your sunscreen and a sense of humour - get to meet some real locals. After work, go fishing, river swimming, hiking, eeling, play tennis. Also close to whitewater rafting.
Must be fit, not colour blind and not prone to eczema.
APPLY HERE: https://forms.gle/5tzRLdX41ws59MEo9
You will hear from us in 72 hours if you are successful. Please check your email inbox (and spam/junk folder!) regularly for our acceptance."
Government Covid relocation, travel and accommodation allowances may be available.

JOB: Apple Picking

LOCATION: 10 Minutes from Timaru
EMPLOYER: M A Orchards Ltd
NO. OF POSITIONS: 250
DATES: 22nd February - 31st March
TIMING: 40 hours a week
PAY: $18.90 per hour + bonus rate (+8% Holiday Pay).
ACCOMMODATION: Can suggest options
TRANSPORT: No
FROM THE EMPLOYER: You need to be physically fit and reliable.
CONTACT TO APPLY: Please visit www.maorchards.co.nz โ€“ โ€œworking at M A Orchardsโ€ - and apply now.

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Working Backpacker Opportunities!

OPPORTUNITY! ๐ŸŽ Hawkes Bay ๐ŸŽ

LOCATION: Napier/Hastings
WORKING BACKPACKERS: Archies Bunker Napier
NO. OF POSITIONS: 30
DATES: ASAP all the way through to May/June
WORK: We have lots of orchard work with 45+hours
PAY from WORK: $18.90 (+ 8% Holiday Pay) and bonus rates available.
ACCOMMODATION: Must be staying at backpackers ($155 per week in a dorm and Couple rooms avail) must 18+
TRANSPORT: Can be provided
FROM THE BACKPACKERS: We have great employers we have worked with for years. Enjoy an OE in your own backyard. Mix with the young travellers and make some great money for the summer. Close to the beach, bars and city. Includes WiFi and Netflix! Secure access. Weekly affordable meal packages.

OPPORTUNITY! ๐ŸŽ Hawkes Bay ๐ŸŽ
LOCATION: Hastings,
WORKING BACKPACKERS: The Rotten Apple Backpackers
NO. OF POSITIONS: 30
DATES: All Summer
WORK: Working Hostel - Loads of immediate start jobs!
PAY from WORK: $18.90 (+ 8% Holiday Pay) and bonus rates available.
ACCOMMODATION: Must be staying at backpackers (from $150 per week)
TRANSPORT: Can be suggested by backpackers
FROM THE BACKPACKERS: We help get people into car-pools, and connect workers with employers who can supply transport. Having a car is great. Contract rates are coming up soon. Funnest Hostel in Hastings!
CONTACT: 06 878 4363 or info@rottenapple.co.nz

OPPORTUNITY! ๐ŸŽ Hawkes Bay
LOCATION: Napier/Hastings
WORKING BACKPACKERS: Wallys Backpackers
NO. OF POSITIONS: 28
DATES: All Summer
WORK: Wallys will help you find 40 hours per week of fruit work!
PAY from WORK: $18.90 (+ 8% Holiday Pay) and bonus rates available.
ACCOMMODATION: Must be staying at backpackers ($160 per week)
TRANSPORT: Can be provided by backpackers
FROM THE BACKPACKERS: We provide a variety of jobs, we do our best to find a job that suits each individual as such we deal with a number of very good employers. Most of our jobs require a drug test. Close to beach and town. Includes WiFi and Netflix! Safe place, all workers, no overnight guests
CONTACT: info@wallys.co.nz

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