• 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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    Farm assistant
    Ara - Auckland, Auckland
    Job Description:  We have a part time position available for farm assistant on a small free range farm. Rate $15.80 Monday to Friday 3hours per day....read more.
    Ara  7 days ago

    MACADAMIA NUT PICKERS July 1st
    Page Group - Auckland, Auckland
    Job Description:  Please only apply if you have done fruit picking in New Zealand before. We are looking for TWO pickers for our Macadamia Nut orchard....read more.
    Page Group  13 days ago

    Farm Hand
    - Hamilton, Waikato
    Job Description:  This is an ideal position for someone who has worked on a dairy farm and can operate a farm bike. We are currently seeking an experienced person to help perform...read more.
      19 days ago

    Farm Assistant
    Ma Koura Farms Ltd - Northland - new
    Job Description:  Calf rearing and General Farm work. Farm is located 30mins from northlands beautiful east coast beaches....read more.
    Ma Koura Farms Ltd  1 day ago

    Dairy Farm Assistant Positions across NZ Now!
    FRENZ International - Auckland, Auckland
    Job Description:  We have several short term positions (3-6 mos) available throughout New Zealand which are ideal for people wanting to explore NZ gain experience and earn good...read more.
    FRENZ International  18 days ago

    Farmhand during Calving - Cambridge
    Taane Farm - Cambridge, Waikato
    Job Description:  Must have an approved working holiday visa and already been located in New Zealand. Some previous experience on farms / vet nursing etc....read more.
    Taane Farm  14 days ago

    Dairy Farm Help
    - Christchurch, Canterbury
    Job Description:  Accommodation will be supplied on farm. Please note we are a non smoking farm. We are on a dairy farm in Canterbury, milking around 800 cows....read more.
      5 hours ago

    Seasonal Food Process Workers
    Heinz Australia - Christchurch, Canterbury
    Job Description:  *Only people who are eligible to work in New Zealand or who are certain they can gain eligibility through immigration processes should apply....read more.
    Heinz Australia  30 days ago

    Farm Assistant
    - Christchurch, Canterbury
    Job Description:  The ideal candidate will have experience on a NZ Dairy Farm. The Farm 216Ha that is irrigated by 3 pivots with effluent spread through 1 pivot & some sprinklers...read more.
      5 hours ago

    Home & Farm Help
    - Coromandel, Waikato
    Job Description:  You will need to have a drivers license as this position may involve dropping our 8 year old daughter to school and picking her up which is a 5 km drive....read more.
      6 days ago

    General Hand
    Wallys Backpackers - Napier, Hawke's Bay
    Job Description:  Also we have great staff if you have newly arrived in New Zealand we can. So if you are genuinely wanting seasonal work....read more.
    Wallys Backpackers  7 days ago

    Dairy Farm - Collecting Cows, Break Fences
    - Christchurch, Canterbury
    Job Description:  Payment (NZD): $16 to start Location: Mid Canterbury - mayfield Region: Christchurch & Canterbury Experience: Limited Experience Necessary Collecting cowsread more.
      5 days ago

    Animal Farm Park Helper(s)
    - Christchurch, Canterbury
    Job Description:  We have a FARM PARK (100+ animals); How about joining our small team to work with animals (and generally help out) on a small Animal Farm Park in Kaikoura,...read more.
      5 days ago

    Orchard work
    Pukenui Holiday Park - Kaitaia, Northland
    Job Description:  Have you worked in New Zealand before if so doing what? Please list any experience working in orchard or farm work? We need 2 people to help on an orchard....read more.
    Pukenui Holiday Park  7 days ago

    Dairy Farm Assistant
    - Coromandel, Waikato
    Job Description:  Dairy farm assistant. Milking and feeding calves plus general farm work. Whakatiwai, South Auckland....read more.
      14 days ago

    Calf Rearing/farm Assistant
    - Christchurch, Canterbury
    Job Description:  The position we have is Farm assistant (Milking, shifting cows, fencing) both jobs require attention to detail and good hygiene practices....read more.
      10 days ago

    Kiwifruit picker
    Workaholics ltd. - Katikati, Bay of Plenty
    Job Description:  Physically fit kiwi fruit pickers for picking season. Season will continue for....read more.
    workaholics ltd.  20 days ago

    Herd Manager- Farm Assistant
    - Matamata, Waikato
    Job Description:  We are looking for a person with experience on a DAIRY farm to join our team. We can offer a brand new house with a heat pump, dishwasher etc. Anyone who...read more.
      5 hours ago

    Dairy Farm Assistant/calf Rearer
    - Whataroa, West Coast
    Job Description:  We have 2 positions available for start on or around the 1 August 2017 on a large dairy farm located on the West Coast of the South Island....read more.
      17 days ago

    Responsible Au Pair Needed
    Anthea Rolfe - Canterbury
    Job Description:  There is also the opportunity to earn a bit extra helping another family or working on the farm milking cows but this is completely optional....read more.
    Anthea Rolfe  23 days ago

    Dairy Farm Worker
    - Christchurch, Canterbury
    Job Description:  Picking up calves, feeding calves, milking cows, break fences, general farm work. Dorie (20mins out of Ashburton)....read more.
      4 days ago

    4 X Dairy Farm Assistants In Ranfurly, Otago
    - Ranfurly, Otago
    Job Description:  An approved working holiday visa and already in New Zealand. 1500 cows dairy farm - Ranfurly,West Otago location seeking farm assistants to start June/July and...read more.
      9 days ago

    Dairy Farm Assistance For Calving
    - Christchurch, Canterbury
    Job Description:  An approved working holiday visa and already in New Zealand. 900 cows dairy farm - Ashburton location seeking 3 x farm assistants to start from mid July 2017-...read more.
      19 days ago

    Urgent - Animal Farm Park Helper(s)
    - Christchurch, Canterbury
    Job Description:  We have a FARM PARK (100+ animals); How about joining our small team to work with animals (and generally help out) on a small Animal Farm Park in Kaikoura,...read more.
      19 days ago

    Beef Farm Assistant
    - Waverley, Taranaki
    Job Description:  There is warm, furnished accommodation on farm. We are looking for a fit,keen person to work on our dry stock farm....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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