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.
This picknz office will be closed on Tuesday the 7th July. Open again Tuesday 14 July.
Seasonal Job Vacancies:
Experienced Apple pruners required in Hawke's Bay. Apply at the picknz office.
Grape pruners required in the Marlborough region. For details, apply at this picknz office or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Permanent Job Vacancies:
Tractor drivers required in Hawke's Bay.
Packhouse supervisor required in Hawke's Bay.
Full time field staff required for weed control.
To apply for these permanent roles you must be a New Zealand citizen or New Zealand resident. Please send CV and cover letter to email@example.com
For the winter months of June and July the picknz office will only be open on Tuesday morning:
Tuesday 8:30am - 12:30pm
Closed on Public Holidays
Our office is in the PGG Wrightson site, 135 Maraekakaho rd, HASTINGS.
We have a fast track IRD number service returning the number to you within 48 hours.
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 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.
Phone, Email or Facebook us!
You can phone on 06 8708540 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with enquiries.
Become our friend on Facebook (Picknz Hawkesbay) and look out for our job vacancy updates.
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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