Who can apply?

ENTRANCE QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must be between 16 and under 20 years of age and studying in at least their third year of secondary education.

SELECTION: In August all applicants will be advised whether or not they have been selected for interview. Those selected for interview will be advised of the interview date and time. The results of the selection process will be communicated 2 weeks prior to the interviews.

CONDITIONS: Enrolment is for two years.

Application & Orientation

When do farm cadetship applications close?

Applications close on Friday, 23rd July 2021.  Applicants must complete the prescribed form available below.

If the information submitted in support of the application is not emailed through then you must provide 8 copies of your application for it to be considered by the Interviewing Board.

Email your application to the following email.

smedley.stn@xtra.co.nz

SEND YOUR APPLICATIONS TO:

Smedley Station
RD 4 Waipawa 4274
Central Hawke’s Bay
New Zealand

Managers: Rob & Jenn Evans

Phone (06) 856 5725

Email smedley.stn@xtra.co.nz

Application & Enrolment Process

  • ORIENTATION DAYS

    Attend an Open Day at Smedley Station – Generally held in June each year. Attendance is highly encouraged.

  • APPLICATIONS CLOSE

    Applications close Friday 23rd of July 2021

  • SELECTION & INTERVIEWS

    Selection and Interviews – During August/September each year

  • CADET TRAINING STARTS

    Training commences Early-January & ends mid-late December each year