Where can dairy take you?
Challenge yourself, keep fit and learn a wide range of skills that can be applied across New Zealand’s largest sector. Your first step is likely to be as a Farm Assistant where you’ll learn the ropes and start gaining the skills needed to advance your career or start your own business.
“This working environment is the best working environment I’ve been in. They care about you, want to see you get somewhere and do something for yourself. They want you to have a life, to spend time with your family.”
Mihaka Beckham, Mihi.
If you love working outdoors, have a give-it-a-go attitude and are keen to earn while you learn, this role could be perfect for you.
Already worked as a Farm Assistant? Find out more about becoming a Herd Manager.
If you’re a clued up Herd Manager, this could be your next big step.
If you’ve spent +5 years on the farm and know how to manage staff, this could be the career move for you.
Experienced Farm Managers often move up to this role covering large-scale dairy farming businesses.
Self-employed dairy farmers
If you’ve got the experience and the drive, you could become your own boss with your own land and herd.