Williams Agricultural Company

  • Gisborne, New Zealand

Williams Agricultural Company is a family business, that has grown to incorporate 2 sheep and beef  properties.

Waihina station is a stunning almost coastal property 20 minutes from Gisborne. It ranges from sea level to approximately 500 m above sea level.

It is around 12 km to get out to the back country. It is a mix of clay and pumice soils.

It has a 55:45 sheep/ beef ratio, with a mixture of breeding sheep and cows, lamb finishing as well as a beef trading element.

There is a manager, and fencer who also works on the station.

Jan 06, 2024
Full time
Williams Agricultural Company
We are seeking a shepherd, with some general skills for a 1500 Ha station 20 minutes from Gisborne that overlooks the Bay and Hikurangi. The best office in the world! The role is 80:20 stock work, some general farm maintenance skills are required. We are running 400 breeding cows, 5300 breeding ewes, 120 steers. A total of 13,000 SU's. Applicant requirements: Have outstanding stock handling skills, and an eye for stock Have a minimum of 2-3 years experience Sheep and beef farming Have an excellent team of 6 dogs, under good command and competent in mustering large paddocks Experience fattening and working with cattle preferable Excellent work ethic and ability to problem solve and take initiative Be willing to contribute ideas and share knowledge Be able to work independently and as part of a team. Be prepared to carry out all aspects of Shepherding including fencing, crutching, tractor driving and a range of other farming tasks. For the right...