MacLab Founding Partner in Moananui 

MacLab is a founding partner in Moananui, a Nelson based organisation focused on accelerating the growth of the blue economy.

Other founding partners include Cawthon Institute, Sealord, Pharmalink Extracts, Port Nelson, Plant & Food, Kernohan Engineering, Nelson Regional Development agency and Wakatu Incorporation. The cluster will be receiving $0.5m through the Ministry of Primary Industries.

For more information about Moananui and its founding member view the following online articles:

Image Above: Moananui founding partners with Minister of Oceans and Fisheries, Hon Stuart Nash, Rachel Boyack MP for Nelson , Nick Smith Mayor of Nelson, Tim King Mayor of Tasman and other Local and central government officials.
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.