Summer internship

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at WESKCO (view profile)
Location Pongakawa/TePuke, New Zealand
Date Posted 8 October 2021
Category Production
Job Type Fixed term


Summer season is coming along and we are looking for motivated people to join our family based team.

Come and work for a company called WESKCO Limited a kiwifruit business big on family and team based operations.

We manage 35 canopy hectares of kiwifruit based in Te Puke and Pongakawa and are offering paid summer work.

If you are interested in learning more about the horticulture industry, do you enjoy working outside in the sunny Bay, looking for summer work to fund travel, student looking for summer work or locals looking for work to fit in with family commitments

All training is provided to ensure you know what you are doing.

The summer job will provide exposure to a variety of orchard management tasks including bud and fruit thinning, pruning, tip squeezing, training canes onto strings and girdling.

This summer we are offering a school hour working shift to suit with the juggling of children and work.

Work is available from October to February; however, the work is outdoors so hours are subject to weather conditions.  We are paying competitive market rates.

Please feel free to ask any questions regarding the ad and can apply by sending your CV and or cover letter to

Must have NZ Valid Visa/NZ Citizenship/Permanent Residency, NZ IRD number and NZ Bank account.

Other requirements

  • Have reliable transport and full drivers’ licence
  • Positive can-do attitude
  • Drug and Alcohol-free workplace
  • Be committed, reliable and punctual
  • Reasonable physically fit and able
  • Willing to learn new skills
  • Enjoy being part of a team
  • Able to work outside in orchard environment
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