Are you interested in working in the beautiful South Island of New Zealand near the Iconic Lake Pukaki , engaging in meaningful work that helps protect the environment?
We are located on a high country station in the Mackenzie country near Lake Pukaki and the Ben Ohau mountain range only 35 minutes from Mt Cook national Park.
We are looking for some fit and healthy energetic people who to work on our yearly wilding pine removal program (invasive weed control).
The job mainly consists of using loppers( tree pruners) to cut out small wilding pine seedlings that are spreading throughout the landscape. If hired you will be expected to work at a quick pace to get the job done efficiently and safely.
We are an organic property so we don't use harmful chemicals or pesticides for weed control, instead we use hand tools etc.
At certain times of the year there may be opportunities to work in our organic lavender farm.
If you like working in the fresh mountain air while helping maintain and care for the landscape, this could be for you.
no experience necessary , training, Health and safety and tools provided.
Currently our staff accommodation is full , but just a short 5 minute drive away is a freedom campground( with toilets) on the shores of lake Pukaki with awesome views which is ideal for self contained campervans etc.
We provide access to hotshowers etc.
We have many workers staying in self-contained vehicles and its working out great.
Awesome location,10 minutes from the town of Twizel only 35 Minutes from Mt Cook National park
Please contact for more details and any questions .
looking forward to hear from you!
Postcode: 7999 (Lake Pukaki, South Island)
Not a backpacker? That's ok. We accept applications from New Zealand citizens, permanent residents, international students as well as working holiday visa holders. If you are qualified for this position, please register and apply via the form below.
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Pukaki Downs Station
Member since: July 2023
Pukaki Downs Station is located on the Beautiful shores of Lake Pukaki.
We have a Organic lavender Farm https://nzalpinelavender.com
We also have Visitor accommodation.