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Hunter/​Trapper

Kaikimi/​Kaihopu Kararehe

Hunters and trappers shoot or trap animals to remove pests and control disease, and for food, fur, or research.

Job opportunities
Average

Pay for hunters and trappers depends on the type of work they are doing and how experienced they are.

Food Technologist

Kaihangarau Kai

Food technologists research, develop and improve food and drink products. They may also be involved in the processing, packaging, storage and safety of food to meet government and industry standards.

Job opportunities
Good
Training usually required
3-5 years

Food technologists with up to five years' experience usually earn
$50K-$75K per year

Senior food technologists with more than five years' experience usually earn
$75K-$100K per year

Nursery Grower/​Worker

Kaiwhakatipu/​Kaimahi Otaota

Nursery growers/workers grow young plants, flowers, trees and shrubs for sale or for use in parks and gardens.

Job opportunities
Average

Nursery growers/workers usually earn
$19-$25 per hour

Senior nursery growers/workers usually earn
$25-$31 per hour

Production Manager

Kaiwhakahaere Whakaputa

Production managers organise and control the production process in a factory. They ensure that products are made to the right specifications and are ready on time and within budget.

Job opportunities
Good
Training usually required
1-3 years

Production managers with up to five years' experience usually earn
$65K-$100K per year

Senior production managers usually earn
$100K-$130K per year

Packhouse Worker

Kaimahi Whare Putunga

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

Job opportunities
Good

Packhouse workers usually earn
$19-$20 per hour

Packhouse workers who supervise others usually earn
$20-$25 per hour

Aquaculture Farmer

Kaiahumoana

Aquaculture farmers manage the breeding, raising and harvesting of fish and shellfish for commercial purposes in marine or freshwater farms.

Job opportunities
Good

Aquaculture farmers with one to three years’ experience usually earn
$43K-$65K per year

Aquaculture farmers with more than three years’ experience usually earn
$59K-$88K per year

Biochemist

Kairarau Matū Koiora

Biochemists study the chemical structure and function of animals, plants and micro-organisms such as bacteria and viruses. They use this research to develop medical, industrial and agricultural products.

Job opportunities
Average
Training usually required
3-9 years

Biochemists usually earn
$42K-$75K per year

Senior biochemists with PhDs usually earn
$76K-$130K per year

Foreign Policy Officer

Āpiha Take Tāwāhi

Foreign policy officers represent New Zealand's interests overseas and provide policy advice to the Government on foreign affairs and trade issues.

Job opportunities
Average
Training usually required
5 years

New foreign policy officers usually earn
$63K-$69K per year

Foreign policy officers with experience usually earn
$69K-$150K per year