Apple Pickers Wanted

Apple Picking Jobs

We start picking at the end of February/April and accept applications from early January. This is a physical job so we recommend that you are fit and healthy if applying for this job.

Seasonal Work

M A Orchards relies heavily on seasonal workers and between November and May we have plenty of job opportunities in a number of different roles around the orchard.

Honeycrisp Apples

Honeycrisp Apples

We produce the popular Honeycrisp apple for export to the North American market. Honeycrisp is one of the fifteen most popular apple cultivars in the United States

About M A Orchards

M A Orchards is situated in South Canterbury, New Zealand just north of Timaru at Levels. M A Orchards planted the first orchard in 2012 and now have 4 separate orchards growing Honeycrisp apples for the export market. Ongoing development will see M A Orchards become a significant horticultural producer in the South Canterbury region. M A Orchards holds a GlobalGap Certificate.

Honeycrisp NZ
Global G.A.P
Honeycrisp apples
Grown in New Zealand

Dry weather produces good quality apples for US

Dry weather is providing a helping hand to a local orchard months after hail wrecked up to half its crop. M A Orchards manager Red Martin said on Friday the Levels orchard's Honeycrisp apples were "looking good" after months of dry weather. Martin said about 80...

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Orchard big loser in hailstorm

A South Canterbury orchard company says a hailstorm that arrived when it was installing protective cloth might cost it up to two thirds of its apple crop. Substantial hailstones damaged M A Orchards' crop of Honeycrisp apples on Kerrytown Rd on Wednesday, before...

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Centrally located we are just 2 hours from Christchurch or Dunedin and 3 hours from Wanaka & Queenstown

There is no regular public transport to our orchards so you will need to ensure you have a means of transportation to get to work.

Timaru is a popular place in summer with the annual Caroline Bay Carnival a feature, along with all the other summer pastimes.

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A variety of jobs available on our orchards to suit travellers, backpackers and overseas tourists to NZ.

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