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    Stock Manager - North Canterbury

Reference no: 8HR1406
Posted: 1 Jul 2021
Salary: Negotiable
Location: North Canterbury, New Zealand
Duration: Permanent- Full Time
Start Date: ASAP

 Kia ora!

Want to be involved in a farming community that challenges the status quo and supports its people to be the best they can be?

Ngai Tahu Farming's kaupapa (purpose) is best represented by the Ngai Tahu proverb 'Toitu te Marae o Tane, Toitu te Marae o Tangaroa, Toitu te Iwi', 'when land and water are sustained the people will prosper'.

We currently have a permanent full-time opportunity for an experienced Stock Manager to join our whanau. Our Grazing Division currently consists of 3300 hectares of irrigated grazing and beef finishing farms and 4500 hectares of dryland grazing situated at Te Whenua Hou (near Oxford) and Balmoral, North Canterbury. There are also three high country stations at Whakatipu near Queenstown.

What can we offer the successful applicant?

  • More time focused on cattle, grass and people through quality infrastructure
  • Access to and involvement with industry leading research
  • Great opportunities for learning and career progression
  • Support and guidance with industry leading farming practices and performance
  • Competitive remuneration, including health insurance, life Insurance and newly built housing.
  • As an employer we support the mental wellbeing of our kaimahi and offer fully funded counselling


The ideal candidate will be:

  • A high achiever in their current role who wants to make the next step in their career a positive one
  • Someone with experience using an intensive Grazing system.
  • Someone with a strong work ethic and a willingness to learn and progress
  • A team player motivated by individual and group success
  • Committed to Ngai Tahu Farming's quadruple bottom line (social, environmental, cultural and economic pillars)
  • Knowledge and respect for Maori cultural values and customs (Tikanga)
  • Strong awareness of and affinity for the needs and aspirations of Ngai Tahu whanui.


Ngai Tahu Farming is committed to 'kia hoki ora atu'- ensuring everyone is home safe every day- so before starting with us, you will go through a range of checks, including drug and alcohol testing.

Nau mai, haere mai, tauti mai!