There's a future for every talent in our innovative food & fibre sectors.

Farm Assistant

Are you an outdoors person who enjoys physical activities?

Farm assistants help farmers with a variety of tasks, including raising and caring for livestock, repairs and maintenance, tractor work, and other farming activities.

Real people, real stories

Callum Bisley, Farm Assistant

Harepaora Ngaheu, Contract Milker


Mike Bolton, Farm Assistant

Claire Douglas, Herd Manager

Make this role your reality



Study at Lincoln University

Study at Primary ITO

Apply for a scholarship to fund your future

DairyNZ Undergraduate Scholarships

New Zealand Young Farmers Study Scholarship

Jeff Farm Cadetship

Pouarua Farming Scholarship

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