Get Ahead

Interested in a career in agriculture? Get Ahead helps you find out about different jobs in agriculture and what it's like to do them.

Experience days

Get Ahead runs Experience Days throughout New Zealand. Designed to show students there's something for everyone in the agriculture industry, Experience Days are practical, fun, interactive and there's even a feed and some prizes in it for you!

Come along to an Experience Day to:

  • Learn about the diversity of the agriculture industry and all the different careers available to you
  • Hear from young professionals in the industry
  • Learn about new technologies and practices you might not know exist
  • Learn about the supply chain and how every job in the agricultural industry contributes to food production in New Zealand

Check the Get Ahead events calendar to find out if there's one happening near you.

The website

Aimed at high school students and teachers, the Get Ahead website gives you the lowdown on careers in agriculture and what it's like to work in the 'real world'. 

It gets into the facts about what it's like on farm and it even covers the 'not so nice' bits, giving students an accurate look at careers in the industry.

Students thinking about agriculture as a career should visit the Get Ahead website and learn more.


Get Ahead is proudly sponsored by Beef + Lamb New Zealand.