Ngāti Awa Group Holdings is responsible for the care and growth of Ngāti Awa Tiriti o Waitangi settlement assets for and on behalf of the descendants of Ngāti Awa today and in the future. 

Dairy Farm Manager – Tumurau

  • Experienced Dairy Farm Manager
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Edgecumbe – Eastern Bay of Plenty

Ngāti Awa comprises of 21,000 descendants of Mataatua waka and is represented by 22 hapū.  Located just north of Rotomā is 340 hectares (315 effective) of iwi-owned country land used for dairy farming, half of which is flat land and half is rolling pumice hillocks. The farm produces around 320,000 ms/kg from around 850-900 cows and 200 calves on an 80ha run-off.

There is a unique opportunity for an experienced and well-supported Dairy Farm Manager who will embrace the principles of manaakitanga, kaitiakitanga and Ngāti Awatanga.  With a passion for farming and the ability to work hard, we are seeking someone who will be able to manage current priorities and further develop and improve the farm system.

Key attributes and responsibilities required include:

  • Delivery of farm business plan and budget
  • Demonstration of effective leadership (3FTE)
  • Good pasture management
  • Has absolute pride in the farm
  • Stock, feed and pasture management
  • Excellent animal welfare skills
  • Strong in health and safety compliance

This position offers an excellent opportunity for personal growth at a prime beautiful location supported by a highly motivated team.
Applicants must be willing to undertake initial and random drug testing.  Police and criminal vetting will also be part of the screening process.

Application details:
Applicants are NOT required to complete the application form below, please apply online at
Position starts 1 June 2021
Applications close Friday 23 April 2021

Job Category: NAGHL
Job Type: Full Time Permanent
Job Location: Eastern Bay of Plenty Edgecumbe

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