We have a kiwifruit orchard owner looking for one strong fit male with a height of at least 1.75m for general orchard work and maintenance on the structures. You must have at least 4-5 years of work experience preferably at least some outdoor experience. You will need your own car and a valid working holiday visa. Please go to our website www.justtheducksnuts.co.nz and fill in an enquiry form. Our weekly rates start from $140 per week for BBH or YHA members.

Orchard Worker Bay-of-Plenty

Please read CAREFULLY:

1.) Applications are open now and will close by end of Feb- actual work starts mid to late March and ends early June. There are picking and packhouse positions available. Limited guaranteed positions in packhouse available on the night shift only. (Day shift is now full)

2.) We are running a registration session 28th Feb 2017- all job positions shift times and descriptions will be explained and we can answer questions about the work. If you are suitable we can hold a place for you while you continue your travels and co-ordinate with you when you are required to return to Tauranga to report for inductions. This way you know what the work entails and will be free to enjoy the rest of the summer while knowing you have a job waiting for you!

3.) A minimum of a 10 week commitment is required for all packhouse positions- a bond must be posted and this will be rebated to you upon the completion of your contract. Please do not apply for packhouse positions if you do not intend to work at least 10 weeks. Responsible hardworking and mature people only need apply. You will need a reasonable standard of English and be able to follow instructions.

4.) Transport is essential- priority will be given to people with cars who have seats to take others. If you do not have a car there may be other options available but this is limited.

5.) You must have a valid working holiday visa NZ bank account and IRD number. (We can assist with IRD numbers and bank accounts if you have only just arrived in NZ)

If you would like to attend the information sessions and secure a place we require you to stay with us the night prior so we have time to co-ordinate/check your documents. Please ensure you have a spare copy of your passport and work visa before you come. 

Do not send us an application via this website. You may either find more information or make a booking directly on our website www.justtheducksnuts.co.nz or email us through our website if you have any questions. Our weekly rates start from $140 per week with a BBH or YHA card in a dorm.


Kiwifruit Season 2017 Bay-of-Plenty

We are looking for numerous Orchard Kiwifruit Pickers based in Bay of Plenty (Tauranga Te Puke) it is an ideal short-term job for holiday makers who can take up this challenge for the whole season. No time wasters please.

Attributes : Genuine Dynamic Physically strong tough and healthy committed honest teamwork spirits love outdoors and its elements.

Experiences : All new comers will be trained accordingly.

Period : Mid/End of March 2017 until June 2017

Transportation : Must have reliable own transport or you can carpool with friends. No bicycle or walking please.

Accommodation : Not provided But we can recommend one if you needed.

Remarks : 

1. Please take note that you are enquiring picking job in orchards do not ask about the packhouses.  

2. Preferably someone who can work for the whole season rather than just few weeks.

3. You will need to be NZ Residency/Citizen or NZ valid work visa. Have an IRD & own Bank Account ready.
2. Must be drug free & clean track record.

Please PM your enquiries @juliecjl@hotmail.com

with details include

(copy & paste them in the email pls)




F/M (Gender) :



NZ Citizen/Residency : Yes or No


Simple Resume & CV if applicable



Orchard Kiwifruit Picker Bay-of-Plenty

Riverlock Packhouse and Coolstore:
Riverlock Packhouse is looking for staff for the packhouse. 
Applications are open now and will close by 7
th of March. Actual work starts towards the end March. There are packhouse positions available on day and night shift. Among these positions there are also job vacancies for Forklift drivers (with valid Forklift licence). 

People who are available for the whole season will be preferred.  
We are looking for responsible hardworking people.  

You will need a reasonable standard of English and be able to follow instructions.

There will be an induction approximately one week before the packing begins.

Transport is essential. Riverlock packhouse is located about 8 km from the centre of Opotiki therefore be aware of that.  

If you are no a New Zealand citizen please provide evidence of your work permit / Visa and copy of your passport
Please ensure you have a spare copy of your passport and work visa before you come.  

Please reply to: info@riverlock.co.nz



Kiwifruit Packhouse Season 2017 Bay-of-Plenty

Gardening and kiwi fruit gadling jobs available  in katikati.any further enquiries email us at. Muraltownbackpackers2@gmail.com Apply

Kiwi fruit Bay-of-Plenty

Seeka is searching for reliable hardworking and energetic people to help with the 2017 kiwifruit season. We are now hiring people for the following positions:

  • Graders
  • Packers
  • Machine Operators
  • Forklift Operators
  • Bin Tip Operators
  • EDI Tally Clerks
  • Picking Auditors
  • Quality Controllers

In return for your enthusiasm and dedication Seeka will provide an opportunity for great earning potential in a short space of time. On the job training is provided along with on–site canteens opportunities for career progression and a safe working environment.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Our site locations and contact information is listed on our website http://www.seeka.co.nz/seasonal-opportunities. Visit us online today.

Join the Seeka Team Bay-of-Plenty