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We are proud to be a part of New Zealand’s bio-based economy. We are focused on innovation and the sustainability of our operations and the environment in which we work.

We support over 800 people in the Hawke’s Bay and are a significant contributor to our community. Since 1992, we have donated $3.5million towards local charitable causes including the Hawke’s Bay Helicopter Trust, ECOED’s Kiwi Creche at Lake Opouahi and hundreds of school and environmental initiatives. In 2020, we launched the Pan Pac Environmental Trust, which donates $100,000 per annum towards environmental and cultural projects in our region.

We welcome diversity in our workforce and promote an inclusive culture. We value our employees and provide exciting and diverse career pathways in a highly desirable regional location.

Our benefits


Ongoing learning and development


Flexible working arrangements


Access to funding for community events


Subsidised medical insurance for you and your family

Life insurance


Discounted fuel card for you and your partner

Discount card to a variety of local stores

Access to firewood


Additional leave after four years of service

Health & Safety recognition and rewards


Flu vaccinations

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Access to various wellbeing seminars and initiatives


Relocation assistance and temporary accommodation


Regular social events

Company sports teams

Pan Pac offers a range of benefits with the company ethos in mind – our employees, their families and our community. We also believe in recognising and rewarding the contribution of all employees.


Hawke’s Bay is located on the east coast of New Zealand on the North Island. It is renowned for its warm climate, award winning wineries and relaxed lifestyle.

Hawke’s Bay is also known for the wide variety of fresh produce available. There are always many events around the region throughout the year, from food and wine to sports events, concerts and the famous Art Deco festival.

Sports and culture are well catered for with facilities including a recently remodelled Opera House, museums, art galleries and sports arenas. There is a large base hospital and an Institute of Technology whose Viticulture qualifications are now internationally sought after. The region is also home to some of the country’s leading state and private secondary schools.

Scenic attractions include the world’s largest onshore gannet colony (Cape Kidnappers), excellent golf courses, walking tracks and waterfalls and the region hosts several classic road cycle races.

The region’s twin cities of Hastings and Napier have enjoyed strong employment and population growth, which is expected to continue for the foreseeable future.

The biggest employers are in the health/community services sector, trade and hospitality services, rural production, processing/manufacturing and business services.

Hawke’s Bay contributed 2.9 per cent to national GDP, provided 3.4 per cent of national employment and was home to an estimated 3.4 per cent of the national population in the year ending June 2018.

[Source: Statistics New Zealand data, 2018].


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