Contract Milker Opportunities - 24/25

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Contract Milker Opportunities - 24/25 Ashburton, Canterbury

Jobs Description

  • Do you want the opportunity to own your own stock while contract milking?
  • Do you want the ability to grow your livestock numbers and equity at your own speed?
  • Do you want the ability to progress from contact milking to share milking on the same farm?
  • Do you want a farm owner that cares about your safety, your health, your family and your development?

If the answer to any or all of these questions is yes then Dairy Holdings is the place for you.  Our best people progress through our business often from farm manager to contract milker to share milker and the most dedicated to farm ownership.

With a strong focus on pasture management, animal health & welfare, health and safety and financial growth, Dairy Holdings has a clear pathway available for the right people.

We are on the look-out for ambitious people to join our Contract Milking team for the 2024/25 season on the following farms.




Terrace Top


To help all our operators be the best they can be Dairy Holdings provides full in-house support for:

  • Health and Safety
  • Pasture management
  • Financial training
  • Agronomy advice
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Farm Supervision

This support enables you to focus on day-to-day farming and allows you to upskill yourself on the job.

New Zealand’s largest dairy farmer Dairy Holdings is focused on “People, Process and Pasture”. The people in our business are at the heart of everything we do.

We’re committed to 100% pasture, recognising the inherent goodness of a grass-fed diet. Keeping our operations self-contained, maximising economies of scale, and focusing on best farming practices are qualities deeply embedded in the way we do things. With over 60 dairy farms and support blocks that has been operating for over 20 years, we aim to be an employer of choice, with excellent training and development opportunities.

Successful applicants will be required to undergo a drug and alcohol test and criminal background check as part of the pre-employment screening.

Please send your application to

Our Contacts

Head Office
243 Tancred Street,
Ashburton 7700

PO Box 224
Ashburton 7740

P: (03) 687-9258
F: (03) 684-7965