The best place to work & live

We have a diverse range of jobs, excellent working conditions and worker accommodation all in a region which provides a great lifestyle.

Where Can I Stay?
We offer a range of onsite accommodation including houses, cabins and powered campervan sites which can be as close as two minutes walk from the job.
Our sites have kitchen and laundry facilities, WIFI, BBQs, heat pumps, pool tables, volleyball, and some even have swimming pools.
We’ll Provide Transport
During peak seasons we can coordinate transport and connect you with other staff members so you can ride share.
Jobs Available
  • JAN
  • FEB
  • MAR
  • APR
  • MAY
  • JUN
  • JUL
  • AUG
  • SEP
  • OCT
  • NOV
  • DEC
  • Detasseling
  • Fruit Picking
    Apples, Feijoas & Kiwifruit
  • Fruit Packing
    Apples & Citrus
  • Fruit Picking
    Lemons, Mandarins & Oranges
  • Flower & Fruit Thinning
    Kiwifruit & Apples
*Due to seasonal conditions timings may vary
How much do I get paid?

We pay competitive rates which vary depending on the specific job being undertaken.

We do our best to offer employment on a piece rate basis so productive and passionate people are rewarded.

Do I need to have experience?

Experience is not essential, what’s more important is a positive and hardworking attitude.

New staff members will receive both health & safety and job-specific training so you gain the necessary skills as quickly as possible.

“We loved our time working at Kaiaponi. The range of jobs, great pay and Camp Tui with a swimming pool … it does not get better than that!”
How do I apply for a Job

To apply for a job please email liveworkplay@kaiaponi.co.nz with the following details and we will be in contact shortly.

• Full name and date of birth
• Visa status
• What specific job(s) you are interested in
• When you can start and how long you are available for
• Whether you require accommodation
• A sentence or two about yourself
• Any questions you may have

How do I get to Kaiaponi?

Kaiaponi Farms is a 12 minute drive from the centre of Gisborne.

Gisborne is a 6 hour drive from Auckland and a 3 hour drive from the Hawke’s Bay.

The address for our main site is: 
555 Matawai Rd, Gisborne

Pick the best place to live, work and play
We are a friendly bunch at Kaiaponi with a reputation for having great people …. come get picked!
Contact liveworkplay@kaiaponi.co.nz to find out more.
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