Block Manager

  • MS & KT Rural
  • 609 Mangaotaki Road, Piopio, New Zealand
  • Mar 24, 2021
Full time Drystock

Job Description

Rotomate Farms 

Taking our love of the land to you.


We are a family farming business, who is striving to be a leader in sustainable farming practices. Environmentally, Socially and Financially.


Block Manager


Due to one of our team buying their first farm, an opportunity has arisen for a hard working, self motivated person to join our team as a block manager. The position starts 1st June 2021. We have a 1150ha (912ha eff) sheep and beef farm with 50/50 sheep and cattle split. We aim to finish all stock with the cattle operation being predominantly a bull finishing system. Finishing up to 600 bulls per year. The farm is situated 6km from Piopio in the King Country.


The successful applicant will:


  • Be responsible for implementing the farm plan for a 300ha block
  • Need at least two working dogs
  • Be able to work unsupervised and in a team
  • Have general farm maintenance skills and high standards
  • Have some experience with tractors
  • Be drug free


Piopio is a great town with all the amenities including good primary and secondary schools. The district has lots of hunting and tramping opportunities, along with the west coast only a short 40min drive away.


The Job comes with competitive remuneration and a nice 4 bedroom family home, with the school bus a short drive from the gate.


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So if this job speaks to you and you have a happy can do attitude, send a cover letter and CV with 2 references to Mat Sherriff at

Applications close Wednesday April 12th 2021