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Experienced Shepherd

  • Mananui Station - Dannevirke

Mananui is a 1100ha, steeper hill country station located just 20 minutes north-east of Dannevirke and has belonged to the current owners since 1895. The farm is achieving excellent production results and has a focus on breeding, running 5500 Romney ewes, 300 Angus cows and keeping replacements.

This highly sought after Experienced Shepherd position on excellent mustering country provides an exciting opportunity for you to develop your dog skills. You will need a capable team of 3-5 working dogs as your role in this small but efficient team will be a 80:20 split of stock to general work. The Farm Manager is keen to share his knowledge and will help you to develop a strong understanding of grass-based pasture management.

Personal pride in your surroundings, integrity and a positive can-do attitude are all essential attributes for your success on this property.

The role comes with an excellent remuneration package and the choice of two tidy three bedroom homes with magnificent views towards the ranges. Both homes also have a school bus within five minutes’ drive taking children to Norsewood Primary School.

Applications close 5pm Monday, 25th November 2019.

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8 Nov 2019

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Mananui Station
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