EXPERIENCED winter pruners wanted- you must be able to understand the basic principles of winter pruning and be able to work fast. Committed motivated and mature people only please- the work is on contract rates so to make good money you need to have the right attitude. Physical fitness and height (min. 1.7m) is required. You MUST have a valid working holiday visa. We may be able to assist with transport.

Rates vary from $6 per bay pruning only to $10 per bay pruning and tying depending on size of bay and orchard.

Winter pruning of kiwifruit requires specific knowledge and skill- it is not as simple as fruit picking. Please DO NOT APPLY UNLESS YOU MEET THE ABOVE REQUIREMENTS. We are unable to respond to unsuitable applicants.

We have beds starting from $130 per week with a BBH/YHA card. Call 07-5761366.


Kiwifruit Winter Pruning Bay-of-Plenty

We have been just informed that there are still jobs available for repack. so give us a call or come around and book yourself in.


07 3155165

We are looking for the right person to join our teams at sunny Opotiki.

 If you enjoy working outside then you might be the right candidate for pruning tying thinning and other jobs around the orchard.

so give us call: 07 315 5165 or come around and have fun working and staying with us at Central Oasis Backpackers Opotiki



Pruning/Repacking Bay-of-Plenty

YHA Rotorua is looking for some enthusiastic Volunteers to assist our team

here in Rotorua. As part of the YHA Volunteer Program we are now looking for people to assist our happy team here in Rotorua.


Duties will include:


 - Assist our cleaners with rooms and communal spaces.


 - Assist our ground maintenance program.


 - Assist with other general jobs at the hostel.


We ask our volunteers to assist us for 3 hours per day for 5 day working week in turn we provide 7 nights accommodation in a volunteer only dorm.


We ask our volunteers to work with us for two week minimum; you must also have a valid working holiday visa. Please do not apply if you are unable to fulfill this requirement.


First available positions start 13 August. If you require further information please feel free to contact the Rotorua Hostel.


Rotorua Volunteer positions available Bay-of-Plenty

We are looking for experienced kiwifruit pruners that can work around the Western Bay of Plenty area. Workers must have a mobile phone and organised transport. Workers can start immediately weather permitting. Please leave an online application or email with your details and contact number. 



Experienced Kiwifruit Pruner Bay-of-Plenty

Kiwifruit orchard owner requires 1 fit strong mature male with own transport to assist in various tasks- physically demanding occasionally. Long hours involved where required.

You must have a valid working holiday visa be at least 1.75m tall and not taller than 1.9m  be able to commit to at least 6 weeks work and have had a minimum of 3-5 years full-time working experience (preferably some outdoor work). You MUST have your own car.

Please do not apply unless you meet the above requirements- the employer will not consider anything outside of these requirements.

We have limited accommodation available at the moment so please call us directly 07-5761366 Just The Ducks Nuts Backpackers Tauranga


Kiwifruit Orchard Maintenance Worker Bay-of-Plenty