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Brownrigg Agriculture is a farming company built on a foundation of marketing and innovation in our areas of livestock and cropping operations. With this strong base in rural business, we can offer you a career without boundaries.

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Available employment opportunities are advertised here.  If there are no current roles for your skillset but you wish to express an interest in future work at Brownrigg Agriculture, please complete our online application form.


Brownrigg Agriculture is a livestock and cropping business based 20 minutes south of Hastings.  We are looking for expressions of interest from fencing contractors or experienced fencers to carry out a fence maintenance and repair programme on our properties during the period January to April. The majority of the work will be in the Poukawa and Te Aute Valleys, 20 minutes south of Hastings but our platform ranges from Napier through to Central HB and there will be scattered work across the region. We have 3-4 months’ worth of work including the following: Fence re-straining and battening Post, strainer & gate replacement Installing electric out-riggers and risers Replacement/new fencing on a small scale Work will be planned ahead in fortnightly tranches, with flexibility built in to deal with repair and reinstatement work following our harvest operations. We would consider a team of two or more on a structured 2-3 day per week basis. We have a tractor and rammer available as well as the necessary power tools if required Please provide your expression of interest via email which also includes the following details: Equipment/tools you supply vs what you require Charge out rates for labour and equipment Availability/Date which you can start Whether you are a single operator or have a team available Please email your expression of interest to For for further details on the role please call Lance Hill 027 538 1104

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Brownrigg Agriculture is a leading privately-owned Agribusiness based in the Poukawa Valley.  We operate Squash and Onion Packhouses and our season starts in January running through to April for squash and June for onions.  We warmly welcome applications to join our friendly hard-working team. We are currently seeking; Inventory Administrators Forklift Operators Graders Full training is provided including OSH certification for our forklift operators. You will need to have reliable transport and be able to work weekends.   For further information, contact Karen Bloor on 0800 BROWNRIGG (06 8787189) or Please note, you must be a New Zealand citizen, a permanent resident or a holder of a current New Zealand work permit to apply.

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Brownrigg Agriculture is a progressive agricultural business, supplying to NZ and the world from our operations based 20-minutes south of Hastings. Our platform and portfolio of crops and forages is expanding, bringing with it an increased operational requirement of getting things done right and on time. Our Agronomy team oversees the planning, care and wellbeing of all our crops, pastures and forages across our cropping and livestock enterprises. Reporting to our Agronomy Manager, and working closely with the wider team, you will lead our pasture, forage and arable crop programme. With an emphasis on timely implementation of plans, precision and effective use of inputs and resources you will help the business achieve high performance plant production. Areas of focus will include: • Planning and implementing pasture renewal and forage crop policy across our farm units • Pasture/forage crop monitoring and managing the weed, pest and fertiliser programs • Oversight of the business’ arable crop program • Team leadership and contractor management This is an exciting career opportunity to enjoy a varied role and continue developing your skills in our diverse business. A full Position Description is available by request from: To discuss in confidence phone Dereck Ferguson on 027 807 4575.

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