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 600,000 cubic metres of sawn timber per year 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. 

Employment opportunities at Red Stag Timber can be viewed below:


Our Application Form is also available here: APPLICATION FORM 2020.docx


Your application along with your current CV and relevant training records can be emailed to


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