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Experienced Shepherd

  • Hawke’s Bay

Arohiwi Station is a magnificent 1000ha property set within the strong farming community of Puketitiri, 45 minutes west of Hastings. Due to the career progression of the incumbent, Arohiwi have an Experienced Shepherd position available. This role will suit someone wishing to consolidate their skill base and spring-board their career towards Farm Management.

The property is carrying 10,500su, comprising 5500 Romney ewes and 285 Angus breeding cows along with replacements. This is a high performance operation with winter cropping programs in place to maximise outputs and achieve outstanding overall breeding/finishing results. The property utilises quality genetics to support their efficient systems.

This role sits under the guidance of a supportive Farm Manager who endorses career development and will involve you in the day-to-day decision making of the property. The role encompasses 85% stock work, requiring a minimum of 4 dogs and a good understanding and practical ability in all areas of farming.

There is an excellent remuneration package on offer including a warm and tidy four bedroom home. The school bus is available from the front gate to the very well-resourced country school and kindergarten at Patoka. Come and be part of this well- established farming community!

Applications will be reviewed as received.

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2 Jul 2019

Work Type:
Arohiwi Station
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