• Rural Directions
  • Aug 04, 2022
Full time Drystock

Job Description


Terawini is a 500ha breeding, finishing and trading operation based in Elsthorpe, Central Hawkes Bay, just 25 minutes from Waipukurau and Hastings. Terawini is part of a larger privately owned farming operation; situated in Makuri, Limehills is the main breeding block and Terawini is utilised for finishing lambs.

This block is a semi-intensive operation with established farm policies and will offer the right person autonomy in their role and the ability to step up and discuss ideas with the Farm Owners.


The Stock Manager will be working alongside the Owners as part of the larger farming operation; they are on farm at least once a week for support and guidance. The Stock Manager will have full responsibility for the day-to-day operations of this block.

This role requires the successful applicant to come with a full range of farming skills, from stock management through to general R&M.  The property does have a tractor and some agriculture gear, therefore skills in this area would be useful but no essential. Strong communication skills will be key as the Stock Manager will be working closely with the stock agent, transport companies, farm vet, and other reps.


Our clients are looking for a Stock Manager that will manage the day-to-day operations of the block while prioritising the different classes of livestock. Alongside a passion for agriculture, you will have:

  • Excellent stock management and animal health.
  • Pasture and feed management for a variety of stock classes.
  • Reporting and recording skills, ASD forms, NAIT, stock rec’s.
  • General R&M skills.
  • Good communication and organisational skills.
  • Proven work ethic and ability to work autonomously.


There is an excellent remuneration package on offer, with a tidy, warm five-bedroom home, set in well-established gardens. Elsthorpe is a strong rural community, with the local Patangata pub and two beautiful beaches just 20 minutes away.

Well regarded Elsthorpe Primary School is the social hub of the community, there is a bus just 400 metres up the road.


To view the Job Information Pack click here - or give the Rural Directions team a call on 06 871 0450 for a confidential chat (Ref# 949647).

Applications close Sunday 28th August 2022

Only job seekers who have full NZ working rights will be eligible for this role.