Young Kiwi family needs home and farm help in Rotorua, New Zealand


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    We are a dairy farming family with 5 children. Their ages are 11,9,6,5,2

    ATTENTION HORSE RIDERS!- I am looking for someone to help clean and work around the house, and to also help us with our new pony! We have recently got a pony and we are not experienced horse people. If you are experienced and confident horse person and are able to teach my beginner daughters - we would love to have you!


    I am looking for someone to help on the farm, and milking cows. With possible jobs being to clean the house, and also some outside garden work and basically help us with whatever we need doing :-)

    We love meeting new people and learning about different cultures. I think it is a really valuable learning opportunity for our children also. We have both travelled extensively when we were younger, so we understand what it is like to travel! We are friendly relaxed people. You will be staying in your own house with other workawayers so you will get your own privacy too.

    We are looking for helpers who are keen to learn, hard working, do not mind getting dirty and are happy to start work early in the morning!

    If you have a drivers license we do provide a car for our workawayers to use and check some sights around the area.

    We ask that workawayers stay for a minimum of 3 weeks due to the training involved however it is possible that you can stay for less time in some cases.

    Rotorua has so many beautiful things to see and do. Ziplining, luge, gonodolas, thermal hot pools, mudpools,
    beautiful lakes are so close. The beach is an hour away and Hobbiton in 45 minutes away.

    Get in touch - we are looking forward to meeting you!

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Babysitting / child care
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help in the house
    Animal care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Living in a beautiful part of New Zealand (Rotorua) and experiencing real New Zealand farming life and getting to know a young Kiwi Family ( mum, dad, 5 young children)

  • Help


    Teaching horse riding , farm work, helping around the house, cleaning, some cooking, gardening lawn mowing, hanging and folding washing, painting fences, playing games with the children

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  • Accommodation


    A shared 4 bedroom house, shared with other backpackers at times. So there is a lot of space. It is right next door to our house. We also have wifi included

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    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5hours, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 995359531362