We’re in the people business

 Here at AB Lime we value the people who take care of our customers and our business on a day-to-day basis and put their best efforts into creating quality lime every day!

Our team is vital to the success of our business. From the guys out at the quarry to the ones in the field each is an important part of ensuring that AB Lime is supplying the best of the best for our clients.



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Steve Smith

General Manager

Steve was born and raised on a sheep and beef farm in Waikaka, Eastern Southland and has a passion for the Southland community. He has been General Manager of AB Lime for the past 15 years and instrumental in developing the people focused vision the company has in place.

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Jack Hunter

Operations Manager


After proving himself at Springfield Lime in Mid Canterbury Jack has recently made the move South to join the team at AB Lime.  

Current vacancies at AB Lime

AB Lime is a diverse and innovative company that has been in operation for over 100 years. We have a reputation for reliability and quality that comes from being Southland’s foremost producer of high quality lime and fertiliser blends.

AB Lime manages four unique operations from one site - Southland’s larges limestone quarry, quality lime and fertiliser blending plant, the regional landfill and a 950 cow dairy farm. With our beautiful rural location, close to the friendly hub of Winton, we have grown a great and productive team that we want to add to.

Our current vacancies include:

Currently no job vacancies available

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Number of employees: 58

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