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Sawmill hands needed

Entry level jobs available.

This mill plays a vital part in the local processing of timber creating high demand and opportunity for entry level roles.

No previous experience is required as full training will be given.

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General construction labourers

Construction industry roles available now.

A leading Marlborough construction company is looking for general labourers to join the team with the potential to be taken on as an apprentice.

You will be working across multiple sites in the region and be hardworking, a team player, be physically fit and show initiative.

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Food process workers needed

Workers are needed to join a team in Blenheim at Talley’s mussel factory, vegetable production factory and vegetable pack-out factory. 

Food processing experience is preferred but not essential, as full training can be given.

Applicants must pass a pre-employment drug test and police check, be physically fit, and be able to be flexible with working hours. Day and night shifts, weekend work and overtime are available.

The roles are predominantly seasonal/fixed term positions that have the potential to be made permanent.

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More Marlborough jobs

Looking for other work? Check out Find a Job, Work and Income’s recruitment website.

Find a Job is for anyone looking for work – you don’t have to be on a benefit. If you find a job you’re interested in, contact Work and Income to be put in touch with the employer.  

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Careers in forestry

Plantation forests in Marlborough and other parts of New Zealand are expected to grow in value over the next 15 years, giving strong employment opportunities to qualified workers.

To get into the forestry industry, you could study forest operations or forestry management at Toi-Ohomai Institute of Technology.

There are also industry training courses for people who are already in the forestry industry and want to gain more skills, or for employers wanting to upskill their staff.

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Free winegrowing training

This industry-recognised programme focuses on gaining the introductory skills and experience needed to work in the viticulture industry with an emphasis on safe work practices.

Students will learn practical tasks to gain an entry-level role in the viticulture industry and skills and knowledge to contribute safely and effectively in the workplace.

This qualification complements NMIT’s New Zealand Certificate in Cellar Operations (Level 3) and will give an understanding of the practices and skills involved in both viticulture and winemaking.

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Choose your course

Whatever level you’d like to study at, you can find a course to suit you in Marlborough 

Click on the link below to find the field of study and type of qualification to interest you. Qualifications range from certificate level 1-3 to doctorates.

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Support to achieve your business goals

The Regional Business Partner (RBP) Network makes it easier for businesses to access support to help them innovate and grow.

Marlborough Chamber of Commerce partners with Nelson Regional Development Agency to deliver the RBP programme.

Through the RBP, businesses can get training to improve their business management skills, seek support for research and development, and have one-to-one mentoring.

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Become confident in financial oversight

A round table discussion for Not For Profit Boards with experienced facilitator.

Join the round table discussion facilitated by Garth Nowland-Foreman from the LEAD Centre for Not For Profit Leadership.

The topic this month is ‘Confident Financial Oversight’, discussing common financial issues for NFP Boards.

  • Date: 5 May
  • Time: 17:15pm – 19:00pm
  • Location: Wesley Centre, 3 Henry St, Blenheim
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Drop into your local Connected centre without an appointment to find out about how government agencies can help you find a job, training or business support.


MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre
Riverview House
11 Alfred Street
Blenheim 7201

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