Situation Vacant: Trainee Stipendiary Steward

The Racing Integrity Unit Ltd commenced operations in February 2011 and is an independent organisation charged with managing integrity issues within the New Zealand racing industry. Bringing together Stipendiary Steward and Racecourse Investigator functions for the three codes – harness, thoroughbred and greyhound, the RIU is responsible for investigating and prosecuting breaches of the Rules of Racing.
An exciting opportunity exists within the RIU for a Trainee Stipendiary Steward.

The person we are looking for will have a basic knowledge of racing – greyhound, harness or thoroughbred. It is essential you understand that you will be trained to work as a Stipendiary Steward across all three codes. Work involves a five day roster with a requirement to work outside normal office hours.

A knowledge and competence in computer technology and experience in Word and Excel would be an advantage. You will have energy, enthusiasm and a passion for the racing industry and a willingness to embrace change.

The successful applicant will be based in the RIU’s office in Christchurch. Travel and relocation maybe required after initial training.

A job description is available on our website –

A full position description can also be downloaded HERE

To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to

Applications close on Tuesday 31st October at 5.00pm.


Situation Vacant: Experienced Horse Person

Experienced horse person required for thoroughbred breeding and training facility located in the Karaka area.

Duties include care of broodmares and young stock, general farm work and property maintenance.  Knowledge of farm machinery would be an advantage but not essential.

An attractive salary package will be offered to the successful applicant who must hold a current Driver's Licence and NZ Work Visa.

Please send CV and covering letter to or call Carol on 0274 795 050.