George Kapa

  • 63 Mountview Drive, Mangakakahi, Rotorua
George Kapa


  • Confidence to work alone
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Good organisational skills and time management skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Practical
  • Self motivated and hard working
  • Safety-conscious
  • Able to make good judgements
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Confident, Competant and Safe Vehicle Driver
  • Experience driving heavy vehicles



Work History

Work History
Mar 2015 - Present

Caretaker / Shuttle Driver

Sunset Primary Shool, Rotorua

 Caretaker Duties include:

  • Maintenance of Grounds and property
  • Driving children to and from school
  • Driving children to and from school trips
  • Accompanying and Supervising Children during school outings and activities
  • Provided one-on-one attention to students, while maintaining overall focus on the entire group
2008 - 2012

Chainsaw Operator, Logging

Kato Logging

Chainsaw operations including:

  • Trim limbs, tops, and roots from trees
  • Saw logs to predetermined lengths using chain saw
  • Prepare for removal from forest for processing into wood products
  • Measure and mark logs for sawing
  • Chain Saw Maintenance
  • Follow Company and Occupational Health and Safety standards and procedures to maintain a safe work environment 
2006 - 2007

Saw Mill Table Hand

Davis Sawmill, Featherston

 Saw Mill Table Hand Duties include:

  • pulling timber from the round table and stacking it into packets of predetermined sizes
2002 - 2006

Dairy Farm Assistant

Kerikeri Farm

Over four years of dedicated experience working in a Dairy Farm

Highly skilled in practical farm operations including:

  • Caring for and Repairing established paddocks by Aerating and Irrigating
  • Prepared and sprayed insecticides as required
  • Using seed mixtures and fertilizers recommended for particular soil type and paddock location
  • Fed farm animals in a time efficient manner
  • In depth knowledge of maintaining sanitary living arrangements for farm animals
  • Cleaned animal quarters efficiently
  • Hands on experience of using service equipment such as tractors and milking machines
  • Made repairs to farm equipment and tools as needed
  • Dairy Herding
  • Milking 1200+ cows, twice daily on a Herring Bone Shed
  • Fencing
  • Stock work
  • Work with Silage
  • Calving experince
  • Pest control and Eradication
  • Knowledge of common farm operations
  • Compassion for animals
  • Ability to work in extreme weather conditions
  • Excellent physical dexterity
  • Ability to communicate well and take instructions


2007 - 2008

National Certificate in Cable Logging

Papatoa Cable Logging


  • Site safety awareness
  • Chain Saw Safety and Maintenance
  • Mark and measure trees to be cut down
  • Prepare the ground for planting by clearing undergrowth
  • Plant new tree seedlings
  • Dig out or install drainage systems
  • Trim and cut back shrubs and other ground cover to promote the healthy growth of trees
  • Use specialist tools to thin out densely wooded areas
  • Harvest trees, strip branches and cut felled tree trunks into specific lengths
  • Protect the forest against insect pests and disease, particularly young trees

National Certificate of Welding

New Zealand School Of Welding

Knowledge and skills in welding safety
Use of hand and power tools