• 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.


    New Zealand Job Listings:
    Jobs 2 thru 26 of 751 results.

    Fruit Picker
    - Auckland, Auckland
    Job Description:  Fruit Picker -- Fixed Term employment until 25th Jnauary. Hourly rate: $15.25 per hour + 8 % Holiday pay + Bonus incentives. 27 December Picking strawberry:read more.
      25 days ago

    Dairy farmhand/ tractor driver
    - Christchurch, Canterbury
    Job Description:  Living (Free internet and Sky TV) and working on a farm half an hour South of Christchurch. Dairy farmhand/ tractor driver --....read more.
      13 days ago

    Fruit picker/pruner
    - Manawatu-Wanganui
    Job Description:  Some sheep and beef farm work also. Picking and packing peaches and plums, pruning fruit trees in small friendly family team....read more.
      14 days ago

    Farm Labourer, Agriculture
    Managed by MSD - Timaru, Canterbury
    Job Description:  Labourer required for a seed cleaning business: duties will include bagging seed, lifting up to 25kg bags, stacking onto pellets, some forklift duties movingread more.
    Managed by MSD  4 days ago

    Experienced Tractor Driver
    - Christchurch, Canterbury
    Job Description:  Assisting with Irrigation and General Farm work. We require an experienced Tractor Driver/Machinery operater on our Dairy, Crop and Beef Farm....read more.
      17 days ago

    kiwi fruit flower thinning
    - Gisborne
    Job Description:  Blue water lodge in Napier is looking for fit healthy non smoking people for fruit picking and soon kiwi fruit thinning .This job starts now....read more.
      17 days ago

    Sheep/beef farm wwoofer required
    - Hastings, Hawke's Bay
    Job Description:  Sheep/beef farm wwoofer required --. Experience life on a kiwi farm. Come to Hawkes Bay....read more.
      17 days ago

    Field Worker, Agriculture
    Managed by MSD - Poverty Bay
    Job Description:  You will be required to do a variety of roles such as citrus picking, grape pruning and much more. This employer is looking for reliable people to work in...read more.
    Managed by MSD  27 days ago

    Dairy Farm Assistant
    - Waverley, Taranaki
    Job Description:  Dairy Farm Assistant --. There is warm, furnished accommodation on farm. Previous farm experience is preferred but not essential....read more.
      11 hours ago

    Milking Cows & Farm Odd Jobs
    - Southland - new
    Job Description:  Own transport preferred due to country location.Must have New Zealand Work Permit and a Drivers Licence. Milking Cows & Farm Odd Jobs --....read more.
      1 day ago

    Farmhand
    - Southland - new
    Job Description:  Free food and accommodation in return for milkings and helping on the farm. We are milking 600 cows in a 60 bail rotary shed and 200 in a herringbone shed....read more.
      1 day ago

    Milford Lodge Summer Team - Superstar Couple
    - Milford Sound, Southland
    Job Description:  Candidates must be legal to work in New Zealand (work visa / resident). Seasonal employment now – May. Milford Lodge Summer Team - Superstar Couple --....read more.
      6 days ago

    Dairy Farm Assistant
    Managed by MSD - Huntly, Waikato
    Job Description:  A Te Kauwhata based employer is seeking a Dairy Farm Assistant. Carry out work as directed by the Farm Owner, work in stock husbandry, assist in milking the...read more.
    Managed by MSD  5 days ago

    Reliable care-giver
    - Auckland, Auckland - new
    Job Description:  Reliable care-giver -- I have just recently been discharged from the hospital,and i havent gain full use of my right hand and right leg,hence i need aread more.
      1 day ago

    Housekeeping Te Anau
    - Lake Te Anau, Southland
    Job Description:  Housekeeping Te Anau -- *** mid or late January start*** Cleaning is hard work , you must be physically fit, have a current unrestricted drivers license and...read more.
      10 days ago

    Wwoofing on a Deer Farm - Fiordland National Park
    - Te Anau, Southland
    Job Description:  Wwoofing on a Deer Farm - Fiordland National Park --. We are looking for someone who has some experience to work with animals, to maintain fences and farm...read more.
      12 days ago

    Dairy Workers Needed
    - New Zealand
    Job Description:  DAIRY FARM WORK AVAILABLE NATIONWIDE! Support from our recruitment agency while you work on the farm which also includes the employer reimbursing your travel...read more.
      11 days ago

    Kayak Base / Housekeeping
    - Lake Te Anau, Southland
    Job Description:  With these two paid part time seasonal positions:. Kayak Base / Housekeeping --....read more.
      13 days ago

    Qualified Kayak Guide
    - Auckland, Auckland
    Job Description:  Seasonal work, hours will vary. Be part of a brand new tourism venture showcasing New Zealand’s marine life up close in a Clearyak - a 100% clear kayak....read more.
      5 days ago

    Tomato Glasshouse Worker
    Managed by MSD - Papakura, Auckland
    Job Description:  Plant management, spraying, picking etc. This is a full time position. Pukekohe based employer is looking for a reliable person to work in their tomato glass...read more.
    Managed by MSD  7 days ago

    Holiday Park Customer Service Summer work
    - Lake Te Anau, Southland
    Job Description:  Full Time Seasonal Receptionist Extraordinaire. Full time seasonal work available in Te Anau:. Holiday Park Customer Service Summer work --....read more.
      15 days ago

    Packhouse Worker
    Managed by MSD - Nelson, Nelson
    Job Description:  Seasonal vacancies for Packhouse staff in Stoke are becoming available for the 2017 season. Ideal candidates will be physically fit and active, able to do...read more.
    Managed by MSD  4 days ago

    Home Help
    - Auckland, Auckland
    Job Description:  This could include picking up groceries, wiping out the fridge / cupboards, general tidying, washing the car, washing windows, gardening etc....read more.
      5 days ago

    Flyer Delivery
    - Auckland, Auckland
    Job Description:  You will be picking up a stack of fliers from Mt Roskill and delivering them to letterboxes around your local area....read more.
      5 days ago

    Labourer
    - Auckland, Auckland
    Job Description:  You will be working outside helping with general farm labour. This employer is seeking a hardworking student to help with some labouring at their home in Pakiri...read more.
      6 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
    don@blueberrybliss.co.nz
    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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