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.
  • 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.

In addition to the above, the Halal Notice requires halal slaughtermen to have attained and have satisfactory knowledge of NZQA 25926 and 25927 or any other standards that the New Zealand Government may specify.

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

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 


*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)