The Meat Industry Association of New Zealand (Incorporated) is seeking applications from persons wishing to be considered for Halal slaughtering roles during the 2020/2021 meat processing season. Successful candidates will ultimately be employed by members of the Association.

Applicants MUST be:

  • Currently entitled to work in New Zealand until at least September 2021.
  • Be competent in English language.
  • Practising Muslims* ideally with knowledge of halal slaughter methods.
  • Prepared to undertake training.
  • Physically and medically fit.
  • Reliable and hard working.
  • Prepared and able to travel to rural regions within New Zealand for work.

For further information please refer to: https://mia.co.nz/what-we-do/trade/halal/

Interviews will be held at the following locations AND ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY:

  • Auckland (27th  May 2020)
  • Hamilton (29th  May 2020)
  • Christchurch (2nd June 2020)
  • Wellington (4th June 2020)

To request an application form, please write or email to: 

Halal Recruitment
Meat Industry Association of New Zealand (Incorporated)
PO Box 345
E-mail halal@mia.co.nz


Applications close three working days before the interview date in each city.


*Regulations issued by the Ministry of Primary Industries requires a Halal slaughterer to be a practising Muslim (Animal Products Notice: General Export Requirements for Halal Material & Halal Animal Products)