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

Orchard Manager

Is science and business your thing? Or working with a team of people in the outdoors?

Orchard managers plan and manage fruit/nut production in orchards. This includes planning the growing, maintenance and harvesting of fruit/nuts, through to budgeting and managing staff.

Real people, real stories

Steven Hartley
Orchard Manager

Sam Tietjan
Orchard Manager


Karla Bradley
Pipfruit Manager

Emily Crum
Orchard Manager

Make this role your reality


Study at Lincoln University

Study with Primary ITO

Study at Massey University

Apply for a scholarship to fund your future

James and Evelyn Gane Scholarship

Horticulture NZ Industry Training Scholarships

Horticulture NZ Undergraduate Scholarships

Hogan Hurst Horticulture Scholarship

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