Seasonal work and careers in New Zealand horticulture start right here

PickNZ Cherry PickersWork and play the New Zealand way!

PickNZ is the perfect place to help you find work that allows you to experience New Zealand's famous outdoor lifestyle in some of its most stunning spots.

Right around the year, there are job vacancies and excellent careers ready and waiting for you on New Zealand's beautiful orchards and vineyards. You can harvest, care for and quality check fruit, vegetables and wine grapes, or work inside to prepare them for sale.

There are jobs for young, old, skilled and unskilled people. No experience in horticulture? No problem because full training is provided. All you need is fitness and reliability - and to bring along your enthusiasm! Contact us to find out how we can help you.

Visiting New Zealand?
New Zealand has seasonal work permits and visas for people from many countries. Use the regional map to plan your working holiday throughout New Zealand: you can join other travellers on the Harvest Trail, following the sun as it ripens the fruit while exploring New Zealand's many exciting tourist adventures.

Or are you a New Zealand resident or citizen?
You're in the right place if you're looking for seasonal work on offer up to 11 months of the year. Plus we've got all the information about changing careers or starting your working life in horticulture - a primary industry with a bright future and broad opportunities.

Jobs now!

Contact a regional coordinator before travelling to the region for work.
Bay of Plenty
Hawke's Bay
Central Otago

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New Zealand Horticulture seasonal work