Work, play, travel! Hanzon Jobs Overview

Hanzon Jobs offers traveling farm workers employment opportunities in NZ. This is your chance to escape the Northern Hemisphere winter and have a great summer experience, combining hard work with hard play.

Hanzon Jobs is looking for workers who:

  • Are reliable, honest and hard working
  • Have some agricultural experience either driving farm machinery or working with livestock
  • Are flexible, able to adapt and work co-operatively as part of a team
  • Are motivated to try new things and able to take advantage of opportunities to up-skill
  • Are 18-28 years old & speak English

What Hanzon Jobs offers workers:

  • Richard Houston meets contractors and farmers personally and makes absolutely sure that accommodation and working conditions are of a high standard and pay rates match experience and work load.
  • Hanzon Jobs guarantees support in making your summer in New Zealand a memorable and fun experience.

On this website you will find background information on farm machinery driving jobs and livestock jobs, learn more about how to apply here.


What Hanzon Workers have enjoyed about their experience:

“Don’t bring a whole load of clothes. All you need are the essentials and buy the rest as it is cheaper. Don’t bring work jeans, waste of space, you will never use them... . The open spaces, the quiet roads, big wide roads, friendly people… . Bigger area farms ... . Big dairy herds, average over 600 and up to 1200 in the area where I worked. Adam Pike, Devon England
“It’s a beautiful place, weather’s good, scenery is great and everyone is so easy to speak to… it’s a good bit of fun... Don’t even think twice. I will be heading back next summer, as they want me back to drive their new Krone Big M II." Mark Cottey, 22 from Devon, UK.
“Good weather to get jobs done, also beer o’clock rules … bring a pair of shorts!” Jason Kerr, Northern Ireland
“Our accommodation was ideal. Everything you wanted plus good looking kiwi girls next door.” James Salter, Dorset, England
“Don’t hold back, do it while you can.” Joe Dobson, Cumbria, UK
"Just go out there expecting one big adventure, back yourself and, most of all, just enjoy it". David Pidsley. 22 Dunkeswell, Devon
“The weather. You can depend on the weather forecast.”
Jason McCurdy, County Down, Northern Ireland
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“Doing things differently, using new equipment, family approach to earning … traveling around, meeting new people, bungy jumping.”
Tom Bannon, Castlebellingham, Co. Louth, Ireland.
"Don’t worry about missing out on anything back home as when I got back it felt as if I had only been gone a week." Sid Tucker. 24 Luppit, Devon.

Adam Pike, Devon England

Mark Cottey. 22

Joe Dobson

Joe Dobson

David Pidsley. 22 from Dunkeswell, Devon. Runs a contracting business

Sid Tucker. 24