Sleeping Giant Backpackers - Hastings New Zealand

At Sleeping Giant Backpackers we help you get work.


There is work all year round in Hastings and we can help you get a job.

The high season is October – MayThe 3 main periods are...

         -  May-October:           (Pruning) Cutting & tying the Apple and Kiwi fruit

                                              branches. Packhouse work as well.      

         -  October-December:  (Thinning) Picking off the exta fruit.

        -  December-May:  (Harvest) Picking Apples, Pears, Kiwi, Raspberries, Grapes

Sleeping Giant Backpackers has an arrangement with many of the employers at local orchards, vineyards, and pack houses.


Call or text before you arrive so I can start organising your work now!

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