Come and help me with some painting, gardening and sorting at my house in Omakau, Central Otago, New Zealand

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  • Description

    Description

    I have just moved to a small town called Omakau 20minutes north of Alexandra in Central Otago. I am single and in my 50's and will be off doing workaway from May-Oct this year. My new wee house needs a bit of loving. I could do with some help painting, gardening and just a general sorting things out. I love to travel and meet new people and see this as a chance to give a little back. I am right beside the Central Otago Rail Trail. 1.5hrs from Wanaka, Queenstown or Dunedin. The golf course is just over the road, you can use my clubs. I have access to a hunting hut up in the hills if you wanted to experience some off the grid living. Central is very warm in the summers and the local river and pub are only 5 mins walk from the house.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Cooking / shopping
    General Maintenance
    Help in the house

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    If your are in to hunting there could be opportunities to go rabbit or goat shooting. I can take you fishing. This is a rural community so things are a bit different than being in town. I come from a farming back ground and can explain lots about the way we farm in NZ. I have two daughters, both married. One here in Omakau with two granddaughters and living on a sheep station and the other in Southland working on a dairy farm.

  • Help

    Help

    I'm just after a bit of help to bring my wee house back to her former glory. Painting, stripping wallpaper, preparing walls, sanding and just general cleaning round the house and garden/section.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English and bad Spanish

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    There are a couple of options. I have a lovely wee caravan with a double bed and you eat, shower etc inside or I have a room inside with a double bed. Cool in the summer as it can get quite hot. We will share the cooking and 3 main meals a day will be provided.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    As Omakau/Alexandra is pretty handy to all the main attractions in Central there are heaps of things to do in your time off. You will need transport or I can drop you in Alex where buses run between main towns. If you come to Alex and need a ride to Omakau I can always come and pick you up.

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    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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