We are a family owned business that manage three cherry orchards based in stunning central Otago.

We are looking for expressions of interest from enthusiastic people for our upcoming harvest season from mid-December to early February.

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 growing higher up the tree. You also will be armed with a harness and bucket to hold picked cherries.

Experience is not required to be a cherry picker we will train you in the best way to pick cherries to prevent damage to the fruit and in efficient techniques so that you have a successful season with us.

Working hours are 7 days a week from 6am to 3pm - this can vary depending on the weather. We also don't work public holidays!


Accommodation is available so please let us know when applying if you're in need!



Cherry Picker - Summer Employment Otago

We are looking for a few fit and energetic people to join our netting and rain cover team with the roll out of our nets for our upcoming season. 

No experience required. You will need to be comfortable with heights as you will be trained in the use of a hydra ladder.

Some accommodation available if needed. 

Work will take approximately take a couple of months starting from the 27th of September.

Netting Assistant Otago

Large family owned orchard in Alexandra is looking for people to start fruit tree thinning around the 7th November and we will have cherry picking work available after the thinning work finishes in December. Please email me if you are available and would like to be considered for this. We have accommodation options available on the orchard.

People will meet the day before we start at our offices to do their induction and paperwork:

Hinton Depot

19 Chicago Street


If you are not a New Zealand resident please bring your working holiday visa passport IRD # & Bank Account number.

Contact online or to sarah@hinton.co.nz

Or phone Sarah on 0274 367 416

Pay rate is $22.10 plus 8% holiday pay


Fruit Tree Thinners Otago

Horticulture Vacancies for Motueka Apple and Kiwifruit Orchard STARTING: OCTOBER 2021 On a small friendly family run Farm in the Sunny Nelson Region Start Dates: Around the 15 October We are looking for people for seasonal work for around 6 weeks to 3 months Kiwifruit bud thinning then Apple thinning We would love to have you join our friendly team Contact Selena on 0274 305 666 to register interest                                                                                                      Apply

Kiwifruit Bud Thinning / Apple Thinning Nelson-Marlborough

Bell Hill is an organic vineyard in Waikari North Canterbury. We require two people to help in our vineyard with our winter work with work starting immediately. The job will include tasks around our vineyard as we prepare for new plantings. Previous experience in a vineyard is a plus but not necessary. The job starts as soon as possible and will last approximately two to three weeks with ongoing work available to the right people as we move into our growing season.

You must have a good understanding of English a valid work visa your own transport and be in the Canterbury region. If you're keen and hard working please contact Andrew on vineyard@bellhill.co.nz or ph 0211972040. We are located in Waikari North Canterbury (South Island). 

There is a very good (& cheap) campground located in Waikari and a backpackers in nearby Waipara (15 mins). Please note there is no accommodation at the vineyard. Contact us directly via the methods above - do not click the "apply for job button" as we will not view your application. Base pay is $20 per hour plus 8% holiday pay for those able to work at a good pace while maintaining quality of work we can look at negotiating from this point.

Vineyard Work Canterbury

We are looking for Restaurant Staff / Housekeeping staff

Position is full time and a mix of Housekeeping and Restaurant Shifts 

5 days a week / split shifts / around 40 hours per week

Spend some time on Stewart Island . The Hotel is situated on the waterfront and is just a short walk to many beaches the Rakiura National Park (including a NZ Great Walk) and various other activities.

Staff accommodation is available discounted fares for Hotel staff with the ferry long term car park in Bluff. 

Looking for staff to start mid September  2021!

Send us your CV today! Please send referee contacts

check out our homepage : www.stewart-island.co.nz

(PLEASE NOTE: The Hotel is situated on Stewart Island only genuine Enquiries welcome)


Restaurant staff/ housekeeping Southland

Wither Hills – Vintage 2022 Positions


Vintage will be here before you know it so the team at Wither Hills are starting the search for our 2022 crew.

We have a number of fixed term positions available within our winery in Marlborough so if you want to be part of a fun and motivated harvest team make some great award-winning wine and create memories to last a lifetime then we want to hear from you!



Working closely with the Shift Supervisors this position requires those who can lead train and supervise a small team of people have effective communication skills and be familiar with cellar operations. You will make health and safety a priority and ensure all tasks are completed to a high-standard and efficiency is maintained. Previous winery experience and/or supervising experience is preferred.


Previous winery experience and/or industry qualification would be an advantage but not essential. Cellar hands will perform tasks such as cleaning grape receival processing racking red and white ferment management additions barrel work and more.


The position will involve conducting routine analysis on juice & wine samples as well as data entry.  A qualification in science would be desirable and industry experience is preferred.


Depending on the season work will commence in mid-February and finish around mid-April (with the possibility of extension to some contracts).  During the peak of harvest team members will be required to work 12-hour shifts six days a week.  We’ll provide everyone with a delicious meal and continental breakfast during 12-hour shifts.  We also have an array of social events throughout vintage.

 All applicants must be able to pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol test.

Please indicate in your cover letter which position you are applying for and send your application including cover letter and current CV with at least two referees via the link provided.

https://www.lioncareers.com/job/781921000/ Apply

Wither Hills 2022 Vintage Positions Nelson-Marlborough

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Cricket Coach Canterbury

We have work available in our vineyards based around Cromwell in Central Otago. Work is available from 1st October and will be ongoing into summer .Some transport provided. Basic camping area provided for vans etc. Help with other accommodation options. Ongoing career opportunities. 30-40 plus hours per week Contract rates for some work. All equipment and training provided. Contact Tim at tim@grapevision.co.nz Apply

Vineyard workers Otago