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 within 2 weeks of the interviews.

CONDITIONS: Enrolment is for two years.  Further conditions are detailed in the Smedley Info Pack.

Application & Orientation

When do farm cadetship applications close?

Applications close on Friday, 20th July 2018.  Applicants must complete the prescribed form available below.

If the information submitted in support of the application is more than that sought in the form of application, you must provide 8 copies of each additional page for it to be considered by the Interviewing Board.

SEND YOUR APPLICATIONS TO:

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

Managers: Rob & Jenn Evans

Phone (06) 856 5725 Fax  (06) 856 5719

Email smedley.stn@xtra.co.nz

Application & Enrolment Process

  • INFO PACK

    Download the Info Pack and Application Form

  • ORIENTATION DAYS

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

  • APPLICATIONS CLOSE

    Applications close Friday 21st July 2017

  • SELECTION & INTERVIEWS

    Selection and Interviews – During August/September each year

  • CADET TRAINING STARTS

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