• South Island Farm Work - Harvest and Seasonal Jobs in Southern New Zealand

    Part of New Zealand, South Island contains many distinct farming opportunities. Around cities, such as Christchurch, Dunedin, Nelson, and Richmond, farmers grow a variety of fruits and vegetables. Many farms raise cattle and produce dairy products; however, South Island farms also produce crops, like apples, berries, onions, and pears, as well as barley, maize, and other grains. Growing a wide variety of agricultural products, New Zealand farms regularly need to hire South Island workers to fill farming jobs.

    Typically hiring for the harvest season, South Island farmers need pickers, migrant workers, and other farmhands to do a variety of tasks throughout the year. Farmers need workers to plant, grow, and harvest crops on South Island. Workers looking to begin a career in the New Zealand agricultural industry should fill out an online application form to begin work with a farm on South Island. Apply online now to learn more about available South Island farming jobs, pay rates, and employment benefits.


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    Dairy Farm Assistant
    - Putaruru, Waikato
    Job Description:  You would be required to help with milking, calf rearing and general farm jobs. Accommodation & Paid ($17 dependent on experience)....read more.
      30+ days ago

    Dairy Farm Worker
    - Hamilton, Waikato - new
    Job Description:  General farm duties. This employer is looking for a Dairy farm worker to work on the farm. Previous experience working on a farm is ideal, but not essential as...read more.
      3 days ago

    Field Work on Paeony Farm
    - Prebbleton, Canterbury
    Job Description:  This employer is looking for a hard-working student to help on their Paeony farm in Prebbleton with some end of last season work, preparation for next season's...read more.
      4 days ago

    Farm Worker
    - Christchurch, Canterbury
    Job Description:  We are looking for 2 Farm workers to work on our 1000 cow farm. Duties include, milkings, tractor work, farm maintenance, dealing with stock....read more.
      6 days ago

    Casual Dairy Farm Worker
    - Christchurch, Canterbury
    Job Description:  We require at least 2 people to assist milking and general farm work on dairy farm 15 minutes south of Waimate for the month of May until dry off....read more.
      13 days ago

    Dairy Farm Work
    - Christchurch, Canterbury
    Job Description:  We are seeking someone to help out with milking and other jobs around the farm. A position is currently available on a dairy farm close to Culverden in North...read more.
      13 days ago

    Sheep & Beef Farm - General Help
    - Christchurch, Canterbury
    Job Description:  General helpers wanted on Beef & Sheep farm, approx 30mins inland from Kaikoura. Paid Position ($18.00)....read more.
      26 days ago

    Outstanding Farm Assistant Needed
    - Christchurch, Canterbury
    Job Description:  Looking to experience life on a farm in New Zealand and preferably come from a farming background? Accommodation & Paid ($16.50 plus accommodation )....read more.
      6 days ago

    Relief Milker/dairy Farm Assistant
    - Christchurch, Canterbury
    Job Description:  We have nine farms ranging with herd sizes between 650 and 1250 cows. Canterbury Grasslands is large scale progressive dairy farm located near Hororata and 45...read more.
      12 days ago

    Dairy Farm Assistant, Ashburton
    - Christchurch, Canterbury
    Job Description:  Be eligible to work in New Zealand (have an appropriate visa). Be eligible to drive in New Zealand and have your own reliable vehicle, the farm is not walking...read more.
      20 days ago

    Dairy Farm Assistant
    Broorey limited - Rakaia, Canterbury
    Job Description:  We require people to help with milking of cows and day to day operation of our 1800 cow farm. We can teach people in the role and would be looking for people to...read more.
    Broorey limited  20 days ago

    Dairy Farm Assistant/builders Labourer Omarama
    - Queenstown, Otago - new
    Job Description:  We are seeking a motivated Farm Assistant/Builders Labourer to help with Milking and general farm work, as well as helping on a residential building site....read more.
      3 days ago

    Builder And Dairy Farm Work
    - Queenstown, Otago
    Job Description:  We would hope to find someone with a current Work Visa already in New Zealand who can commit through until July if possible....read more.
      5 days ago

    Potao Grading Staff
    - Christchurch, Canterbury
    Job Description:  STAFF NEEDED TO GRADE POTAOES ON A POTATO HARVESTER IMMEDIATE START FOR AROUND 2 WEEKS 12HR SHIFTS PICKING ANY POTOTES OR MATERIAL OFF CONVEYOR NOT SUITABLE FOR...read more.
      19 days ago

    Cafe Staff (immediate Start)
    - Lake Tekapo, Canterbury
    Job Description:  Have a valid work visa for New Zealand. Either a permanent front of house positions in our Tahrbar CafĂ© or a seasonal summer role (till the end of Feb)....read more.
      25 days ago

    Potato Grading Staff
    - Christchurch, Canterbury
    Job Description:  We don't have on farm accomodation but there are camp sites or rooms to rent locally . Paid Position ($17.50Hr)....read more.
      30+ days ago

    Wait Staff
    - Queenstown, Otago
    Job Description:  The restaurant specialises in modern New Zealand cuisine with a focus on fresh, micro-seasonal, local produce much of which comes from our own kitchen garden....read more.
      13 days ago

    Woofing Farm Work.
    - Whitford, Auckland
    Job Description:  WOOFING on a nice horse farm in whitford on the outskirts of Auckland..Timber cuting is also included. Accommodation & Food ($0)....read more.
      12 days ago

    Anatoki Salmon Farm Worker
    - Blenheim, Marlborough
    Job Description:  Exiting job on the number one New Zealand Salmon fishing farm. Paid Position ($16.50)....read more.
      21 days ago

    General Farm Hand - Sheep And Beef
    - Christchurch, Canterbury
    Job Description:  Farm is near Burkes Pass in the scenic Mackenzie district. We seek a person to assist with feeding stock and general farm work, who has tractor driving...read more.
      13 days ago

    Farm Work For Board
    - Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
    Job Description:  I am looking for backpackers to help out on a 1000 cow dairy farm just out of Te Puke in The Bay of Plenty. Accommodation & Food ($4hrs work for food and accom)...read more.
      17 days ago

    Farm Hand at West Auckland Children's Attraction Park
    - Henderson, Auckland
    Job Description:  A big farm walk to hand feed our friendly farm animals. Tractor rides over the farm. Kiwi Valley Farm Park is a 20 acre farm in Henderson Valley, West Auckland...read more.
      18 days ago

    Farm And Farm Shop Work
    - Masterton, Wellington
    Job Description:  We pick starwberries on tables and other berry fruit, also lots of other work on the farm. We are a Berryfruit fruit farm, We are looking for one or two people...read more.
      4 days ago

    Farm, House And Garden Work
    - Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
    Job Description:  Payment: Accommodation & Food Location: Pikowai Region: Rotorua & Bay of Plenty Experience: No Experience Necessary This is a NON paid position. All Meals and...read more.
      27 days ago

    Cake Factory Staff Required
    - Blenheim, Marlborough
    Job Description:  4 new staff required to work at cake manufacturing company - start date Monday 23rd April. Paid Position ($17-$18)....read more.
      4 days ago

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    Directory of Farms, Orchards, etc in or near Southern New Zealand regions

    Note: The information below is simply a list of farms, growers, or orchards in the Southern New Zealand area. Being listed below does not necessarily mean that they are currently looking to hire labor. You should contact them to inquire about employment availabilities.

    Berrylands
    108 Appleby Hwy, Richmond, Nelson 7081
    03-544-2099
    Harvest Time: December - February
    Main Crops: Raspberries, Blueberries, Boysenberries, Strawberries
    Blueberry Bliss 475 Robinsons Rd, Broadfield, Christchurch 7676
    03-325-2232
    [email protected]
    Harvest Time: January - March
    Main Crops: Blueberries
    Coal Creek Gardens
    Coal Creek 1rd, Roxburgh, Roxburgh 9500
    03-446-8323
    Harvest Time: December - January
    Main Crops: Apricots, Cherries
    Darlings Orchard and Fruit Juices
    5090 State Highway 8, Ettrick 9572
    03-446-6763
    Harvest Time: December - February
    Main Crops: Cherries
    Gracebrook Orchard 156 Ashworths Rd, RD1, Amberley, 7481
    03-314-7076
    Harvest Time: December - January
    Main Crops: Cherries
    Hedgerows Hydroponic Strawberries 205 Old Renwick Rd, Springlands, Blenheim 7272
    03-578-5268
    Harvest Time: September - January
    Main Crops: Strawberries
    Kaituna Orchards
    239 Kaituna Valley Rd, RD2, Christchurch 7672
    03-329-0852
    Harvest Time: December - February
    Main Crops: Cherries
    Kawarau Gardens
    State Highway 6, Ripponvale, Otago 9384
    03-445-0733
    Harvest Time: December - January
    Main Crops: Cherries
    Omahanui Berryfruit Gardens
    21 Drummond Road, Braeburn, Lower Moutere 7175
    03-526-7759
    Harvest Time: November - March
    Main Crops: Blackberries, Boysenberries, Loganberries, Marionberries, Red Raspberries, and Strawberries
    Otahuna Berries
    Rhodes Rd, RD2, Tai Tapu, Christchurch 7672
    03-329-6687
    Harvest Time: December - February
    Main Crops: Raspberries
    Smithfield Berries
    90 Smithfield Road 2RD, Ashburton 7772
    03-308-3498
    Harvest Time: December - January
    Main Crops: Blackberries, Boysenberries, Black Raspberries, Red Raspberries
    West Melton Cherry Farm 131 Melton Grange Rd, West Melton 7671
    03-374-2235
    Harvest Time: November - January
    Main Crops: Cherries

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