Rotorua offers an abundance of outdoor activities, forest tracks, excellent trout fishing and is central to the Bay of Plenty coastline and the Central Plateau for conveniently easy access to both sea and snow. With excellent schooling and affordable housing, the family lifestyle is one which many seek, but seldom find in other centres.


Red Stag Timber Limited owns and operates the Waipa Mill, based in Rotorua, Bay of Plenty. Waipa Mill is the largest independent sawmill in NZ, producing over 550,000 cubic metres of sawn timber per annum and with an annual turnover of over NZ$200m. Processing includes a combination of sawing, drying, planing and treating, each utilising world class processes and modern technology. Waipa employs over 350 people to meet the various operational and business skill requirements, which contribute to the success of the company.

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Red Stag Timber is currently recruiting for the following positions:

Based 5 mins south of Rotorua, Red Stag Timber Ltd operates Waipa Mill, one of NZ’s largest timber processing plants employing a…

We are looking for a self-motivated person to become a L4 trade qualified Sawdoctor completed under an apprenticeship programme,…

Upon satisfactory completion of a paid work trial period as a Trades Assistant, the successful candidate will then be enrolled i…

The role includes co-ordinating maintenance work via the CMMS in a timely manner, in order to keep the plant running.