Smedley Station and Cadet Training Farm provides unique agricultural and farm training in Hawkes Bay, New Zealand.  Our high quality, accredited farming courses provide hands-on agriculture skills training for young farmers.

With just 13 trainees accepted each year we look for dedicated individuals who have passion and curiosity for understanding and learning farming skills and techniques.

You will gain the skills, knowledge and experience required to successfully grow your rural career. Teamwork and camaraderie mean lifelong friendships are made at Smedley.

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Open Days to be held on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th June.

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