Hi, we're a family of 4 living in the beautiful mahurangi peninsular, about an hour north of auckland. we're offering a self contained 1 bedroom 'mini house' on our 2 hectare property in exchange for 3 hours work per day, 5 days per week. The work will vary depending on the day but lots of landscaping and also helping in our market gardens, specializing in salad greens. we have 2 home schooled children, luka 11 and mali 9. we also have 2 dogs and 2 cats, some sheep, a goat plus lots of chickens!
please note, we take a minimum of 2 people, and they must be 25 or older. Please only apply if you are certain you can come, as we most often have plenty of people applying. it is then very dissapointing when applicants change thier mind and dont come in the end.
we only take couples or 2 friends willing to share the 'mini' house together.
english, french, dutch, a bit of spanish
A one bedroom 'mini house' in a bush setting. the space is small but perfect for 2 to share. there is a living/kitchen downstairs and a mezzanine upstairs. there is a small shower room and composting toilet. this offer is accommodation only so you provide for your own food.
we live just outside the little settlement of 'snells beach' and a short drive to the 'matakana wine country' area. there are plenty of things to do in your free time. the local beaches are lovely and there are lots of walks in the area. we offer our bikes for you to use to explore.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
we have market gardens using a no till method called 'bio intensive'. this is not just organic gardening but creating nutrient dense greens for the local farmers market in Matakana.
9 - 12am 5 days a week - max 15 hours per week
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