Great Barrier Island is a stunningly beautiful island, New Zealand

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Neuseeland

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  2020 

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  • Beschreibung

    Beschreibung

    Unfortunately we are booked out until mid February 2020

    It's a good idea to check out Great Barrier Island where we live and how to get here before you apply

    We (husband and wife) live in a large architecturally designed house on 4 hectares of land overlooking Tryphena Harbour
    We have a large garden - both ornamental and vegetables from which we eat. While not totally organic we try to use organic techniques to grow our food
    We have a small boat and always need encouragement to take time off and go fishing.
    We always have masses of projects going on, as we attempt to be as self sufficient as possible - without losing out on the luxuries of life. Our projects include gardening, building, websites and making papercrete building blocks etc etc
    Great Barrier Island has no reticulated power or water. So we have 8 solar panels, which provide most of our power. Our water is from a spring (imagine water that has been filtered for thousands of years) or rainwater.
    Our water is heated by the sun, and when this isn't hot enough we have a wetback to warm it. Heating is with a fire. But this been said we have all the modern appliances - to make life as easy as possible.
    We always have lots of projects But this year what we are concentrating on is:
    The garden - both vegetables and ornamental. While not 100% organic we use organic principals to grow the food we eat. So tasks include seed raising, planting, weeding, pruning, mulching and harvesting

    Look forward to hearing from you

    I also appreciate if you let us know if you have specific dietry requirements or allegies. Living on an island it can be really hard to cater for these.

  • Arten von Arbeit

    Arten von Arbeit

    Gartenarbeit
    Bauarbeiten
    Handwerkliche Arbeiten
    Sonstige Arbeiten
    Hilfe bei Ökoprojekten
    Hausarbeiten
    Betreuung von Tieren
    Hilfe mit Computer / Internet

  • Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    We live very close to nature in a very comfortable way and while living with us we will give you tips on doing the same
    Due to being off grid we necessarily live fairly sustainably and when you are with us you too will need to learn to live like this.
    We have a large garden - both ornamental and vegetables from which we eat. While not totally organic we try to use organic techniques to grow our food
    We have a small boat and always need encouragement to take time off and go fishing.

  • Arbeit

    Arbeit

    We always have lots of projects, but in 2020 we are concentrating on:
    The garden - both vegetables and ornamental. While not 100% organic we use organic principals to grow the food we eat. So tasks include seed raising, planting, weeding, pruning, mulching, maintaining and harvesting
    Our projects projects also include building, painting, firewood and seaweed collection, websites and making papercrete building blocks etc etc
    Great Barrier Island has no reticulated power or water. So we have 8 solar panels, which provide most of our power. Our water is from a spring (imagine water that has been filtered for thousands of years) or rainwater.
    Our projects for 2020 include:
    Gardening - weeding,mulching,pruning,feeding, watering, planting and harvesting, collecting seaweed from the beach
    Assistance with tree felling and cutting firewood
    Pickles and jams etc
    Building a plastic bottle shed
    Painting _ exterior and interior
    Cleaning
    Looking after the chickens
    Assistance with a project building a small chalet
    Website and marketing assistance
    And always lots of other stuff

    We are negotiable on how we work the hours of work so you have time to explore our wonderful island. What we prefer is that you assist us for 6 hours a day 5 days a week, but as I said we are negotiable on that

    We are looking for people who can think for themselves and think they could assist with any of the above projects
    A reasonable level of maturity is needed

  • Gesprochene Sprachen

    Gesprochene Sprachen

    English

  • Unterkunft

    Unterkunft

    Either in the house (very comfortable - but we are there) or in our workshop which has a separate appartment which is basic but very private, but you can come up and enjoy the luxuries of the house when you want

  • Was noch ...

    Was noch ...

    We are negotiable on hours and conditions - if we are right for each other - and our mutual needs and wants.
    What has suited us in the past is you work one full day and then have a day off to explore, go surfing or whatever

  • Etwas mehr Information

    Etwas mehr Information

    • Internet Zugang

    • Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

      Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

    • Wir besitzen Tiere

    • Wir sind Raucher

  • Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    zwei

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    Arbeitszeiten

    We are negotiable on this re meals expected, accommodation type etc (Maximum 25 hours/week)

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