Marine Farming Association awards success

We are incredibly proud of the achievements of our marine farming division with Scott Gillanders (Marine Farm Manager) winning the prestigious Marine Farmer of the Year award, and both Maclab Marine and Maclab Tasman receiving environmental awards. This recognition is a significant milestone as we continue our journey seeking operational excellence and innovation to grow the quality and supply of greenshell mussels.

Scott (right) being presented marine farmer of the year award. He has been instrumental in implementing MacLab’s marine farm development strategy. Read article on Stuff.

Kevin Farr (left) accepting on behalf of MacLab NZ and Stoney and Rondy Bourke of MacLab Tasman (right) socialising after receiving their environmental certificates.

Factory Work

Location: Nelson / Tasman

Job Type: Full Time

Duration: Permanent

Division: Factory

MacLab leads the way in the nutraceutical market. We use sustainable practices to farm mussels in the top of the South for processing into high value products at our modern factory in Tahunanui. Our culture provides a great place to work where our people are valued, work is enjoyable and rewarding. As we ramp up our operations, we are seeking enthusiastic people to join our team in our Nelson factory.

We’re Looking for People Who Are:

  • Keen to learn new skills;
  • Have a good level of physical fitness;
  • Reliable with good work ethics;
  • Team players with a positive attitude;
  • NZ resident or have a valid NZ work visa;


We operate 24/7 with 3 shifts per day and offer flexibility around days and hours worked. Both permanent / fixed term and full-time / part-time positions are available.

Why Work for Us?

  • Attractive remuneration;
  • Great working conditions with a focus on health and safety;
  • Excellent on-going training provided;
  • Variety of work within a friendly team;
  • Excellent career opportunity.


If you are keen to be a valued team member of a successful company, please submit your application online or email to with Factory Work as a reference.