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New Zealand Manuka Group has been a pioneer in the New Zealand Manuka industry since its beginnings. Our success is driven by a passion for our shared culture and heritage, the care for our land and its resources, and a commitment to our people. Our Resources business unit is responsible for the development of our Mānuka plantations, which are being built using only high yielding Mānuka varieties.

Due to an expansion of our plantation operations, we are looking for an experienced Cropping or Plantation Manager for our operations in the Eastern Bay of Plenty region.

In this challenging role, you report to the Plantation Development Manager

  • Manage the day-to-day running of the plantation, including setting up a daily/weekly work programmes
  • Manage a diverse team of up to 25 people
  • Maintain and accurately record spray programme
  • Oversee the irrigation programme
  • Prepare plantation for harvesting
  • Manage general plantation husbandry

People and Mānuka are at the core of this role. To make it a success, you have acquired a tertiary qualification in Agriculture or Horticulture.  You possess sound people skills and have managed teams of up to 25 members effectively and efficiently. In addition, you can prove your comprehensive understanding of budget management.

Job Benefits

  • The remuneration package will be adjusted to recognise the level of expereince and qualifications and skills of the successful applicant.
  • Tools of Trade provided

Should you have a passion for the outdoors and enjoy working in a diverse team environment, we might be just what you are looking for!

If you desire to work in the beautiful Eastern part of the Bay of Plenty, please email your application, which includes a CV, a cover letter and at least two references to our HR Manager Dona Niethammer at

Application closes Monday, 9th April 2018.

Only applicants with NZ residency or a valid work visa will be considered.


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