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Situations Vacant: Parental Leave Te Korowai o Papatūānuku Nursery Manager

 The Awhitu Landcare Nursery at Matakawau (30 kilometres north of Waiuku) has a full time vacancy for a Nursery Manager (Parental Leave Position) for the Te Korowai o Papatūānuku Project.  We envisage this will be a twelve month contract.

Over a four year period we will produce and plant 250,000 native trees on the Awhitu Peninsula. Our nursery is staffed by employees and volunteers from our community.

The Te Korowai o Papatūānuku Project is funded by MPI and is part of the 1 Billion Trees project.  We have a partnership agreement with Ngāti Te Ata and Auckland Council to achieve our target.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, energetic and preferably horticulturally qualified person to assist in achieving our goals in this hands on role.

The person we seek will ideally have experience in nursery production including seed collection, staff management, accurate record management and a passion for successful restoration of the natural environment.

Communication with volunteers, landowners, our partners and associated organisations are all essential for the success of this position.

We invite applications – please forward a current CV and cover letter to

Enquiries welcome phone 021 158 6158.