Employment Opportunities

Dairy farming provides the most opportunity for permanent employment within the Piopio district. Prior experience is not always required but applicants will need to have NZ work visas. Find farm jobs on www.fonterra.co.nz/fencepost/jobs or www.trademe.co.nz

Progress Transport (livestock and general cartage contractors) employs qualified heavy vehicle drivers.

Piopio College, Piopio Primary and Aria Primary may have vacancies for NZ qualified teachers. Find information about teaching in New Zealand at www.teachnz.govt.nz.

Casual employers include Piopio Berry Orchard, M J Barrowcliffe Shearing Ltd and the Fat Pigeon Café.

Piopio is within easy commuting distance of Te Kuiti and employers including:
• UBP Meat Processors
• Te Kuiti Meats
• R H Tregoweth Ltd, sawmill
• MacDonalds’ Limeworks
• Te Kuiti High School, and four primary schools – Te Kuiti, Pukenui, Centennial Park and St. Josephs.

For workers with children, Piopio offers a popular daycare service, Curious Keas, Playcentre and Te Whanau Kohanga Reo o Piopio.

Award winning Fat Pigeon Cafe

PTL Livestock Cartage