Work and play in Hawke's Bay
Widely regarded as the fruit bowl of New Zealand, Hawke's Bay is New Zealand's largest growing region with the largest range of produce.
More than half of New Zealand's apples are produced here and 40% of the nation's summerfruit, or stone fruit. Therefore, seasonal work opportunities are nearly year round.
Strong fit workers required for labouring work in Hawke's Bay orchards please apply at the Picknz office. Must have own transport.
The next big demand for workers in Hawke's Bay will be from mid February until the end of April for the apple harvesting.
This office's current opening hours for the 2016 harvest period are:
Monday 8am - 12pm 12:30pm - 4:30pm
Tuesday 8am - 12 pm Closed
Wednesday 8am - 12pm Closed
Thursday 8am - 12pm 12:30pm - 4:30pm
Friday 8am - 12pm Closed
If you are in Hawke's Bay looking for work please come and register during opening hours.
Our office is in the PGG Wrightson site, 135 Maraekakaho rd, HASTINGS.
We have a fast track IRD number service
We can also facilitate an application for an extension to your Working Holiday Visa.
If you are in Hawke's Bay please come to our office during opening hours to register as a jobseeker - bring your passport and evidence of work visa with you. We cannot guarantee work.
Apple thinning will begin mid to late November and will run until Christmas. Apple harvesting will begin mid February and will run until the end of April. Most of the jobs require that you have your own transport. The worksites are rural and a long way from the available accommodation.
Before you start work for an employer you must sign an employment agreement that is also signed by the employer. It is advised that you take a photo of the first page of the the agreement showing the business name and address and ask for a copy of the signed agreement. Keep your own record of what days you worked and the number of hours you worked each day.
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Tourist attractions in Hawke's Bay
The celebrated lifestyle of Hawke's Bay offers a warm and sunny climate, al fresco dining, safe swimming beaches, good fishing, cafes, vineyards and wine tastings, expansive vistas, shopping and outdoor attractions.
Its many galleries and exhibitions showcase a vibrant arts scene and rich heritage. The city of Napier is home to world-famous examples of art deco architecture, fresh local produce and gourmet food. February boasts the Art Deco Weekend and Harvest Hawke's Bay, just two of many events in the region.
Vibrant Hastings and Havelock North have an easy blend of shops and cafes, and there are other lovely towns and beaches to explore further south in the hinterland, as well as walks and hunting in the surrounding ranges.
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Wine grapes, pears, apricots, plums, squash, asparagus, pumpkin, apples, peaches, nectarines, olives, sweet corn, peas, tomatoes
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