Horticultural Assistant – Kiwifruit Harvest

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at Southern Cross Horticulture (view profile)
Location Pukehina, New Zealand
Date Posted 21/02/2024
Category Kiwifruit
Job Type Need Staff Now
Number of Roles Available 100
Start Date 2024/03/20
End Date 2024/05/05
Starting Rate $26 - $32 per bin (piece rate)
Job Benefits Accommodation, Transport, Bucket/bin rate bonuses, Social club / staff events


Located in the heart of New Zealand, Southern Cross Horticulture invites you to join our vibrant family-owned operation. With over four decades of expertise in planting, growing, and exporting kiwifruit, we stand as pioneers in the industry.

Here, you'll collaborate with like-minded individuals from across the globe, forming bonds that last a lifetime.

🥝 Your daily tasks: Harvesting kiwifruit

In this role, you will learn all the techniques to work above your shoulders, ensuring enjoyable harvesting with minimal strain.

📍 Your Playground: From Tauranga to Edgecumbe

Our orchards stretch from Tauranga to Edgecumbe, with Pukehina/Edgecumbe as our focal point. Need accommodation or travelling in your self-contained van? Our dedicated people and culture team is here to assist you in making the best choices.

⏰ Work Hours: Monday to Sunday inclusive (weather dependent), an average of 40 hours per week, with the occasional peak of 45-50 hours per week. Have you worked on orchard at night? With us you can have this unique experience as we have our own gear built for night picking.

💲 Remuneration: $26 – 32 per bin (paid by piece rate) 

If you bring enthusiasm, fitness, and a can-do attitude, we invite you to be part of our seasonal team. This opportunity is not just a job; it's a step towards a fulfilling career in horticulture and making memories that taste as sweet as our kiwifruit!

Do you have a valid visa, bank account and IRD number? Apply now on the link below:


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