Shepherd General @ Anawai

Horizon Farming Limited is a family owned business that believes the people on the ground are a major contributing factor in the businesses success. We provide an opportunity for all staff to grow their skills therefore enabling them to progress throughout the industry.

Anawai has a position available for a Shepherd General.

 The Farm

Anawai is 1,065ha intensive breeding and finishing property, running sheep, cattle and deer. The property is diverse in soil types, altitude and contour. It has excellent infrastructure, fencing, uses modern tools and technology, and well maintained machinery and equipment.

The farm is located in Maraetotara/Elsthorpe, Hawkes Bay, approximately 30 minutes south of Havelock North. It is on the school bus route to Elsthorpe Primary School which is less than 5 minutes away, and there is a school bus goes directly to Havelock North giving access to the primary schools, intermediate and high school.

 About You

You will be an honest, energetic, good natured individual who will work well in a team environment and has respect for livestock and equipment. The roles require a minimum of 3 good working dogs.

The successful applicant needs to have a great work ethic, tidy, trustworthy, have a high quality of workmanship and excellent communication skills.


There is a competitive renumeration package which will be based on your experience with additional benefits including meat vouchers, farm meat, internet, firewood, and a wet weather allowance. Dog expenses and insurance is also covered by Horizon Farming Ltd.

Numerous training and development opportunities will be available to you.

There is a freshly painted 3 bedroom cottage.

Apply Now

Please apply now with a covering letter and CV.

If you wish to have an informal chat about the role contact Matt Cook on 0274 449 669

Apply for this position

Allowed Type(s): .pdf, .doc, .docx