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The Whistling Frog Cafe, Bar & Resort
10 Chaslands Hwy, Papatowai 9586
Papatowai, Southland, New Zealand

Phone: (03) 415 8338
Web Site:

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Staff Accommodation available on site in the heart of the Catlins!

We offer on-site staff accommodation with no utilities or leases to worry about. Just bring your food and clothes and pay a weekly subsidized rent. Travellers, Singles, Couples and Friends are welcome to apply. 

We are now hiring for Summer and are looking for all positions.

A Valid New Zealand Working Holiday Visa or New Zealand right to work is all you need.  

Enjoy life & work in the heart of The Catlins Coastal Conservation Park.
Being close enough to civilisation without being too far, is a great way to save money for your future travels. Take side trips to Queenstown, Dunedin, Invercargill and Stewart Island on your days off. Have an amazing summer, with lots of fun people, events, outdoor walks, waterfalls, surfing, photography and wildlife activities nearby. 
Truly a summer to remember..! It's daylight till 10.30 pm at this latitude.

This property is an accredited training facility in all aspects of hospitality, from chefing, baking, coffee making to housekeeping & FOH . You will have the opportunity to complete plenty of hours, be trained by the best in the business, work with like-minded people and save money for your future. 
Having your own vehicle and a full drivers license is also a plus.

Please include your current CV, in your application or cover letter. We can discuss the details of the position on a 'Skype' interview.

Check out our web sites:
to see the local attractions and your place of work.

Opportunities for cross-over work..! If you have other skills in your "real life" tell us...! We also have full carpentry, mechanical, sawmilling, electrical and engineering departments.

Our 'award winning' restaurant serves a wide variety of from scratch, gourmet dishes, including breakfast, lunch and dinner, vegan & vegetarian, wood-fired pizza and smoked dishes. Opportunities are available to applicants who are interested in doing split shifts, such as working the morning/ afternoon in the Resort, then joining the restaurant team in the late afternoon/ evening for service. Experience is not necessary, but a bonus, if you have a passion for learning new techniques and skills in the hospitality industry this is the position for you. 

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