Situation Vacant: Executive Administrator with a hint of financials (Maternity Leave Cover)

Fulltime, Fixed Term Contract of 30 to 40 hours per week. The hours of work per week are negotiable. (12 months contract) Based in Petone,Wellington, New Zealand

New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing (NZTR) is the governing body for thoroughbred racing, and is currently seeking an Executive Administrator with a hint of financial acumen to join the team. This will be a 12 month contract as the current position holder will be awayon
maternity leave. 

The Executive Administrator will be primarily responsible for the provision of administration support to the Chief Executive and Board as well as undertake reception duties, travel bookings and reporting, and accounts payable inclusive of credit card management and other organisational duties.

The successful candidate will:

  • have a high degree of competence and experience in prioritising, planning and organisational skills and organisational skills; 
  • possess a drive to continually address and exceed expectations of customers
    and stakeholders;
  • demonstrate clear, concise and effective interpersonal communication skills both in written and verbal.
  • demonstrate an ability to make considered decisions and take action on matters.

If you would like to apply for this role please send your covering letter and CV to or post your CV and covering letter to

Karen Larsen
New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing
P.O Box 38 386
Wellington Mail Centre 5045

You can find a copy of the position description can be found HERE

Applications close 12 October 2017.


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.