Learn about Macadamia trees, gardening, painting and general maintenance 45 minutes south of Auckland, NZ

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Neuseeland

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  • Beschreibung

    Beschreibung

    We live on a small holding a short distance from Pukekohe and we have macadamia trees and the nuts need harvesting in the late winter and early spring.

    We have Kunekune pigs and a few sheep and chickens and they all have a job to do keeping the orchard clean and free of pests.

    I am also a puppy walker for the Blind Foundation of NZ.

    We expect four hours help in exchange for board lodging and fun. Minimum stay one week.

  • Arten von Arbeit

    Arten von Arbeit

    Gartenarbeit
    Bauarbeiten
    Handwerkliche Arbeiten
    Landarbeit
    Betreuung von Tieren
    Hilfe mit Computer / Internet

  • Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    We have wonderful conversations at the dinner table each day. We are good teachers of English and Virginia is a good cook and will teach cooking if required. We have lived in NZ for 40 years and can explain some of the nuances of Kiwi expressions and point you in the direction for various activities. You can learn about macadamia growing, harvesting and processing.

    We have both been in the health profession for many, many years. Charles has a hobby building and flying model planes, Virginia is very involved with BPW NZ (Business & Professional Women) and volunteers at a local school one day a week.

  • Arbeit

    Arbeit

    Harvesting nuts in the late winter, early spring, pruning trees, gardening, painting, general maintenance.

  • Gesprochene Sprachen

    Gesprochene Sprachen

    English, a little Spanish, French, German and Swahili

  • Unterkunft

    Unterkunft

    Accommodation is separate from the main house, one room with a double bed, second room with two single beds with electric bankets in winter.

    Internet is available in the main house, although we ask that you do not download music or films, or use your camera when Skyping as it uses up our monthly data too quickly. There is free internet at the library for this, if required.

  • Was noch ...

    Was noch ...

    We are 45 minutes south of Auckland by car and on the railway line between Auckland and Wellington. Pukekohe has a heated swimming pool, Les Mills Fitness centre , The soccer team is always looking for more players, The Pukekohe Tramping club will often take visitors with them on hikes. We have had over 300 helpers so have gleaned a lot of knowledge and it has been a win/win situation for us all! We like to host people who have a bit of life experience and have been out of school for 5 years.

  • 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

    mehr als zwei

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    Arbeitszeiten

    Maximum 4 hours a day,

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