Apple Thinning

About the company

Vailima Orchard is a successful, 4th generation family-owned business. With over 200Ha’s of Apple Orchards stretching over the Waimea Plains in Hope.   



About the job

We are currently seeking hard-working positive people to work on our Orchard. This is a fixed term role working Monday – Friday as well as being available for some Saturday work.  Flexibility is required around this to align your work hours with work requirements if needed.


The job is to remove small & damaged apples from each cluster, in order to achieve a target number of fruits per tree. Enabling the tree to expend its energy on the fewer remaining apples.



About you

We are looking for people with a great attitude and hard worker, you will need to be physically fit and comfortable working on your feet all day. 

What to expect

Working in the sun and rain.