Work’s way more fun when you’re winning! Apata has heaps of rewards and sweet giveaways for our 2022 seasonal staff…

$1000 Weekly MEGA Reward!

Every week you work with Apata you’re automatically in the draw to win one of two $500 PREZZY CARDS!

Rewards every day!

You can earn or win rewards at every single shift

Rewards every day!

You can earn or win rewards at every single shift

Choose your own work hours!

Pick the days and hours that suit you best

$1000 Weekly MEGA Reward!

Every week you work with Apata you’re automatically in the draw to win one of two $500 PREZZY CARDS!*

There’s a prize draw at each of our two sites (Apata Turntable Road, Katikati and Apata Mends Lane, Te Puke) and all you need to do to be eligible is to have at least 80% attendance rate and worked 3 weeks at Apata and you’re in to win!

*Terms and conditions apply – click here to view

For information on how to use your Prezzy Card click here

$1000 Weekly MEGA Reward!

Every week you work with Apata you’re automatically in the draw to win one of two $500 PREZZY CARDS!*

There’s a prize draw at each of our two sites (Apata Turntable Road, Katikati and Apata Mends Lane, Te Puke) and all you need to do to be eligible is to have at least 80% attendance rate and worked 3 weeks at Apata and you’re in to win!

*Terms and conditions apply – click here to view

For information on how to use your Prezzy Card click here

Apata rewards every day!

You can earn or win rewards at every single shift

Choose from a Prezzee Card, BP Card, New World Voucher or Prezzy Card.

Gift Cards

$20

Sign-me-up reward

Register for work with Apata and receive your first free bonus. All you need to do is complete 80 hours work and bada bing bada boom – winner!

$20

Refer-a-mate Reward

Refer a friend to work at Apata and once they’ve completed 80 hours you’ll receive another $20 reward. There’s no limit to how many friends you can refer, but they must be new to Apata and only one person can claim a reward for each new employee.

$20

Daily Shift Reward

At every shift at every Apata packhouse we’ll be randomly drawing at least one $20 reward. That means you’re in the draw to win at every single shift you work. Pretty sweet aye! $20 Daily Shift Rewards are drawn and given out weekly.

$50

Short Staffed Shift Reward

If you choose to work on a shift that’s been classified by Apata as “short staffed” you’ll automatically be put in the draw for an extra $50 reward. Now that’s a pretty good reason to make yourself available to work short staffed shifts!

*Terms and conditions apply – click here to view

Choose your own work hours

Pick the days and hours that suit you best

To help make it easy for you to earn some extra income with Apata, you have lots of choice with the hours you can work. Full time, part time, half shifts, Flexi Option, weekends only – you choose your days and hours. There is a 5 hour minimum requirement per shift but other than that it’s all up to you!

*Terms and conditions apply – click here to view

Collecting your prizes and rewards

It’s super easy to claim and redeem your rewards

Weekly winners of the 2 x $500 Prezzy cards can collect their prizes from Apata’s HR Office. Your “Sign me up” and other rewards will be available for collection 7 days after you’ve met the criteria. For full details simply talk to the HR team and they’ll take care of you.

*Terms and conditions apply – click here to view

So what are you waiting for? Sign up now and start winning!

Our Jobs

Starting in March each year we need seasonal workers to help pack and store the world’s greatest Kiwifruit!

The main season normally starts around the middle of March and runs till June. There’s also a secondary season where we check stored fruit – this starts around mid July and runs till November.

Hourly Rates

We offer competitive hourly rates for seasonal pack house staff.

Dayshift base rate is $22.75 + $1.25 harvest allowance = $24 per hour + 8% holiday pay.
Nightshift base rate is $22.75 + $1.25 harvest allowance + $2.00 night allowance = $26.00 per hour + 8% holiday pay.

Types of jobs

We’ve got all sorts of jobs including Packers, Strappers, Graders, Forklift Drivers, Stackers, Box Makers, Tray Preps and many more.

Locations

We’ve got two sites in the Bay of Plenty, one near Te Puke, and one towards Katikati. We’ve also got orchards located in Gisborne and the Manawatu/Whanganui Regions. Which one you choose depends on where you’d like to stay and how far you’re happy to travel to work.

Work Requirements

To be eligible to work at Apata you’ll need:

  • To be at least 16 years of age;
  • To be eligible to work in New Zealand (i.e. NZ Citizen, Permanent Resident, Work Visa or Student Visa);
  • Proof of Identity (i.e. passport or birth certificate).
  • A New Zealand Inland Revenue (IRD) number;
  • A New Zealand bank account number.

Work Options

  • Full-time: Can commit to 6 days per week and 10 hour shifts;
  • Part-time: Can commit to half a shift on set days per week;
  • Part-time school hours: Can commit to 9am – 3pm 5 or 6 days per week;
  • Flexi Option: Pick your own shifts on a daily/weekly basis (min shift block of 5 hours per day);
  • Weekend Worker: Can work one day or both days on the weekend.

Want to learn more about Apata?

Thanks for visiting!

Applications for 2022 packhouse work are now closed.
We are accepting applications for winter pruning and orchard work in the Gisborne and Whanganui regions.