The New Zealand Farmers Weekly
Station Manager - NEW!
Hunterville / Marton
With the change in ownership and management structure Otiwhiti Station is
looking for a Station Manager.
Based just 15 minutes from the rural township of Hunterville, Otiwhiti Station
has developed itself into the highly recognised Otiwhiti Land Based Training
Agricultural Cadet School, which takes pride in producing future young
farmers for rural New Zealand. Key skills are in the management of property
run in conjunction with the Cadet School. You will be a crucial part of the
Otiwhiti Station is a 1200ha breeding station, running 8000 sheep, 500
cattle that is a mix of breeding and trading. Otiwhiti Station is part of a larger
business working in conjunction with Westoe which is an intensive cropping
and finishing 400ha property in Marton. Otiwhiti Station has set policies and
an excellent infrastructure in place to support and help you achieve your
This is an exciting opportunity for someone with high energy levels to inject
your enthusiasm and expertise into a large scale operation, where horse
work and a team of 6-8 working dogs are a prerequisite. The platform is
provided for you to embrace technology such as FarmIQ, utilise modern
farming techniques and demonstrate your strengths in pasture and stock
We are looking for an applicant with strong organisational and planning
skills, who has a strong knowledge of all the day-to-day on farm tasks such
as livestock rotations, animal health, feed budgeting and general skills who
is willing to impart their learnings.
A generous remuneration package and a well-appointed four bedroom
home within the Station is available to the right applicant. There is a primary
school and early childhood centre 15 minutes away in Hunterville with a
school bus available at the gate.
If you have a keen eye for stock and have the aptitude to mentor and train
young people, then this role will be of interest to you.
Email CV to Rob Gollan Farm Consultant: email@example.com
or phone 021 431 173 for more information
Date Posted: 2019-09-05