Our Services

Greenstone Recruitment was established in January 2006 to assist agricultural employers in New Zealand in recruiting high quality, reliable New Zealand or overseas employees. We specialize in agricultural recruitment for staff at all levels. We work with you to understand the unique aspects of your farm and team and select an employee that suits the characteristics and experience that you are looking for.


  • We strive to operate with integrity
  • We offer a high quality, personalized service to both candidates and employers
  • Greenstone Recruitment acts purely as a recruitment agent. All employment agreements are entered into between employers and applicants themselves
  • Candidates must be prepared to sign a declaration on any criminal or drug history

End to end recruitment process

  • We will take a brief from you about your vacancy and farm set up, to understand what you are looking for and match you with a suitable candidate
  • Advertising your vacancy on our Greenstone Recruitment website job-board and Farmsource
  • Greenstone’s candidate database
    • Candidates in NZ wanting to move farms
    • Skilled candidates overseas wanting to come and work in NZ
    • Use our Facebook presence
  • Preparing and managing your approved advertising (Internet sites/ printed media)
  • Pre-screening and reference checking
  • Labour market test coordination where required
  • Organizing interviews on farm
  • Preparation of letters of offer
  • Assisting with any questions around employment agreements and job descriptions

We will provide a complete candidate pack

  • CV and interview summary
  • References x 2
  • Skills assessment
  • Pre-employment declaration
  • Ministry of Justice check
  • Short introductory video of candidate (if based offshore)

Immigration Advisory Service

  • Greenstone has a team of experienced Licenced Immigration Advisors who can manage the visa process
  • For further details on our immigration services and full list of our Licenced Advisors please click on Greenstone Global

Our overseas candidates are usually from Philippines, South Africa, UK, Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe, Kenya and South America amongst others, with the proviso that they have good English skills and will contribute positively to New Zealand society.