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Packhouse Worker

Kaimahi Whare Putunga

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Packhouse workers grade, pack and store fruit, vegetables and other produce in packhouses.


Packhouse workers usually earn

$17-$20 per hour

Packhouse workers who supervise others usually earn

$20-$25 per hour

Source: Horticulture NZ and Pick NZ, 2018.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a packhouse worker are good due to a shortage of workers.
Robert Humphries discusses the quality of kiwifruit with a colleague

Packhouse workers check fruit and vegetables for quality

Last updated 23 July 2018