• 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 1265 results.

    Farm Worker
    Greenfinger horticulture services limited - Te Puke, Bay of Plenty
    Job Description:  Apply pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers to crops. Repair farm buildings, fences, and other structures. Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self…read more.
    Greenfinger horticulture services limited  6 days ago

    Fruit Picking and Packing
    - Hawke's Bay
    Job Description:  Some orchards have accommodation available, or arrangements with local operators. Flexible shifts may be available.read more.
      6 days ago

    Picking/Packing
    - Otahuhu, Auckland
    Job Description:  8 hour shift | 40 hours/ week. Morning shift | 8:00am - 4:30 pm. Picking and packing of the products. Experience working in the warehousing and logistics.read more.
      14 days ago

    Cherry Harvest
    - Cromwell, Otago
    Job Description:  Picking cherries can be physically demanding, so a good level of base fitness is a bonus as you will be on your feet all day, and using ladders to pick cherries…read more.
      30 days ago

    Summer holiday farm position
    - Longburn, Manawatu-Wanganui - new
    Job Description:  It would suit someone with interest or studying agriculture or has previous farm experience and enjoys animals and working outside.read more.
      1 day ago

    kiwi fruit orchard worker
    Gs Contracting Ltd - Opotiki, Bay of Plenty
    Job Description:  We work everyday 8-10 hours except rainy days. Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Casual, Permanent.read more.
    Gs Contracting Ltd  7 days ago

    Pick Packing
    - Mangere, Auckland
    Job Description:  We are looking for reliable people to work either day or nights shifts days are 10 hours nights 12 hour shifts with possible Saturday work.read more.
      21 days ago

    Splash Seasonal Staff
    Hastings District Council - Hastings, Hawke's Bay
    Job Description:  Front Entry Customer Service Staff. You may be required to undertake a drug test as part of the selection process.read more.
    Hastings District Council  16 days ago

    Fruit thinner
    - Roxburgh, Otago
    Job Description:  Take to our beautiful walking and cycling tracks on your days off. Being part of a supervised team, you will be removing excess fruitlets from trees so that the…read more.
      12 days ago

    Seasonal Christmas Work
    - Manawatu-Wanganui
    Job Description:  Pick Packer (day shift) 8.00am – 4.30pm. Pick Packer (night shift) 4.30pm – 1.00am. Forklift Operator (afternoons) 1.00pm – 9.30pm flexible.read more.
      8 days ago

    Dairy Farm Hand
    - Matamata, Waikato
    Job Description:  You must have milking experience and understand how to work on a dairy farm as there will be no training provided.read more.
      6 days ago

    Fruit picking
    - Otago
    Job Description:  Reasonable level of physically fitness required, picking bags are 7kgs when full and we work climbing up and down ladders. Full training will be given.read more.
      12 hours ago

    Grocery Assistant
    Yogijis Food Mart - Christchurch, Canterbury
    Job Description:  Reporting to the Retail Manager you will be responsible for ensuring the efficient distribution of stock from the store room, high racking or picking faces to…read more.
    Yogijis Food Mart  6 days ago

    Seasonal Process Worker
    Silver Fern Farms - Te Aroha, Waikato
    Job Description:  You might be experienced already (brilliant!) or have no experience at all which is all good as we provide all the training plus your work clothes and your…read more.
    Silver Fern Farms  8 days ago

    Staff needed for seasonal summer work
    - Cromwell, Otago
    Job Description:  Please note: All applicants must be relatively healthy enough to be able to handle standing on two feet for a majority of the day (except smoko of course).read more.
      9 days ago

    Orchard Worker (Kiwifruit Summer Work)
    Kang Enterprises Limited - Te Puke, Bay of Plenty
    Job Description:  Join the Kang Enterprises Team for seasonal work that could turn into an exciting kiwifruit career. If you don't mind getting outdoors, the occasional bit of…read more.
    Kang Enterprises Limited  4 days ago

    Gardener/Farm work
    - Longburn, Manawatu-Wanganui - new
    Job Description:  Pruning trees so MUST be able to use a chainsaw up to Worksafe standards (safety gear provided). Roguing paddocks for thistles, weeds etc.read more.
      2 days ago

    Dairy farm assistant
    - Rahotu, Taranaki
    Job Description:  Two students required to assist on a 400 cow dairy farm. Work will be full time, 50 hours per week with early starts.read more.
      12 days ago

    Strawberry & Raspberry pickers
    - Auckland City, Auckland
    Job Description:  A "certain level of fitness is required to push trolleys and be on your feet all day".read more.
      26 days ago

    Store Person
    Hallenstein Brothers - Napier - East Tamaki, Auckland
    Job Description:  A valid forklift license is preferable, but not essential. You must have valid New Zealand working rights to be considered for this role.read more.
    Hallenstein Brothers - Napier  8 days ago

    Flower picking
    - Te Puke, Bay of Plenty
    Job Description:  Milling jobs (6 to 8 people) - Causal Employment Contract - paid hourly: $25/hour (including 8% holiday pay ). Work can still occur on wet (rainy) days.read more.
      30+ days ago

    Seasonal Orchard Hands x 50
    Turners & Growers - Hastings, Hawke's Bay
    Job Description:  A variety of Orchard locations in Hastings & Napier. Job level(s) Entry, Experienced.read more.
    Turners & Growers  4 months ago

    Casual Dispatch Workers Required
    - Waikato
    Job Description:  The shift is a 4X10 sliding roster working 9:30 am to 8:00 pm. You must be available until Feburary 2020. Picking, Packing and moving of palletised product.read more.
      27 days ago

    Seasonal Glasshouse Workers
    Turners & Growers - Hamilton, Waikato
    Job Description:  You do not need any previous experience or skills in horticulture as onsite training is provided. These are full-time roles, working Monday to Friday, 7.30am to…read more.
    Turners & Growers  5 days ago

    Glasshouse Workers
    - Karaka, Auckland - new
    Job Description:  You'll be paid time and a third after working 47 hours in a week, and monthly bonuses are offered to reliable workers.read more.
      1 day 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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