Connection to the environment creates limitless opportunity for young people.

Farmhand, delivered in partnership with Otago Polytechnic, is a Dunedin-based training programme which connects young, urban people with rural communities and permanent work or further education.

Applications are now open for next intake connecting young people with experiential education and work in primary industries and the environment. For more information visit

Or you can contact our FarmHand Programme Manager Jethro Schreuder via email on