READY TO
FIND A JOB?

WORK DEMAND
IN NEW ZEALAND

New Zealand is a small country when compared to others. With a total population of about 4.7 million, and about 33% of those living in Auckland city, there are plenty of job opportunities all over the country.

Many regions in the North and South islands simply don’t have enough people to get all the necessary work done in many industries – and the horticultural industry is the one most affected by this issue.

If you are interested in joining the horticultural industry in New Zealand, congratulations. You’ve chosen one of the most respected industries to be in in New Zealand. An industry that turns over about $8.8 billion every year, from exporting and internal market distribution. You can read more about New Zealand horticulture’s industry on this page.

As a candidate to work in this industry, chances are high that most people can find a job to suit their personal skills, interests and physical capabilities.

As well as other industries, horticulture has many opportunities to offer, from picking fruits to a forklift truck driver at packing houses and even orchard manager.

Why join the industry?

EASY
ACCESS

Most jobs in the horticulture industry do not require heaps of experience or qualifications, at least for entry level positions.

PLENTY OF JOBS
AVAILABLE

The horticulture industry employs over 60,000 people in New Zealand alone. And as an ever-growing industry, the demand for new workers is continuous.

CAREER
OPPORTUNITIES

More than just entry level jobs, the industry offers a wide range of positions, and a great pathway to build a successful career.