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MACKSHEARING TRADITIONS

New Years Eve in Taupo
Foreign Family Xmas Dinner
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New Years always an awesome night in Taupo. 

This is where a lot of the North Island shearers and shedstaff come together to celebrate the new year. Not to be missed!

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Homesick? Not here ya' not!

We've been hosting Xmas for our foreign family for a few years now. We put on a spread in Taihape for all our foreign staff, mates welcome.

Just give Charlie a call on 0272511111

EPIC ADVENTURES

All these adventures are right here in our own back yard.

Work hard for a stint, and then use our bases as a travel hub to get to all these amazing places on your days off!

Mack's Hit List
Cross the Tongariro
Climb Mordor

Best trail hike in New Zealand

Paddle the Whanganui

The soul of the Whanganui River

NOT TO BE MISSED

Reflect at the Tarns

Pouakai Crossing - 2 days

Surf at Raglan beach

Best surf beach in New Zealand

Kayak to the Carvings

Discover lake Taupo

Hobbiton Movie Set

World famous movie set

DeBretts Hot Springs
Tokaanu Thermal Pools

COSTS A LITTLE MORE

Forgotten World

World class exploration.

SkyDive Middle Earth
Waitomo Caves

World class experience.

Cycle Epic Adventures

APPLY FOR A VISA

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Covid-19 Update - It is unlikely any foreigners will be able to get into New Zealand for maybe up to 18 months. Its evolving and we'll update our website when we know more.

This is your plan of attack:

  1. Apply online with Immigration NZ

    • If 1st time in NZ = Working Holiday Visa​

    • If returning = Seasonal Worker Visa

  2. If this fails, we can help Shearers​ only

    • If Shearer = Skills Shortage Visa​

    • If Other = Need to talk to Immigration NZ again or an Immigration consultant