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Seasonal Work

Join our family-owned business for varying work across the year and help us get great quality, nutritious kiwifruit from the vine to the customer.
Southern Cross Horticulture

Seasonal work opportunities

Depending on the time of year, we have seasonal roles in:
1. Cropping: canopy work such as pruning, thinning, harvesting, stringing, zero leafing, and irrigation.
2. Establishment: for example, planting, grafting, taping, and leaders.
3. Nurseries: planting, tending, and grafting.
4. Construction: building of our new kiwifruit orchards.

About us

About us Southern Cross Horticulture is one of New Zealand’s most successful orchard developers and producers of SunGold kiwifruit. We are the only fully-integrated kiwifruit development business in the world and cover the entire life-cycle of an orchard. You can learn more about our family-owned business here.

Is this you?

We need enthusiastic, dependable people for our seasonal team. If you're not going to run from the occasional bit of rain, you like working with a wide variety of people, you communicate well, and you're self-motivated, then we want to hear from you.

We provide on-the-job training so you don't need prior experience.

How to apply

Applications are open all year round.

Email your
completed application form to

We will get back to you as soon as possible.
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