Gardening in Waikawa, Picton and explore the Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand

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Neuseeland

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  • Beschreibung

    Beschreibung

    During NZ lockdown due to the Covid 19 pandemic, we reserve the right to review potential workaways Covid history before they come to stay.

    We are a couple with cat and dog who moved to Waikawa, Marlborough Sounds in 2015. We have a 36 foot launch and a very small racing yacht and love to get away to enjoy the Marlborough Sounds.

    The Marlborough Sounds in summer is warm and in winter is lovely, no wind and generally perfect days. Come and explore the Marlborough Sounds with free accommodation (your own room) and food. We are a few minutes walk from Waikawa Bay and 40 mins walk from Picton. We can sometimes arrange sailing, racing and boating if you are interested.

    Thank you for looking at this listing. Please email me if you are interested.

  • Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Hilfe bei Ökoprojekten
    Gartenarbeiten
    Hausarbeiten

  • Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    While my husband is out on the water many days a week, I love to garden and cook. I'm keen on food self sufficiency and regenerating NZ bush. In Picton and Waikawa we have an interesting pest eradication project that I am part of.

  • Arbeit

    Arbeit

    We are planting native trees in an area in Waikawa and need help doing this. The tasks involved are weeding, cutting back and planting natives. Our preferred length of stay is a week with 4-5 hours work per day, 5 days per week. House work may be an option if its raining.

    These tasks involve physical work and require an ability to use gardening tools, to work hard physically and use your muscles. You need to be fit. Over clothes can be provided.

  • Gesprochene Sprachen

    English: Fließend

  • Unterkunft

    Unterkunft

    A double bed or twin room with your own bathroom (shower/bath with separate toilet), unless there are others staying when you may need to share the bathroom. 3 substantial meals a day provided, eating with the family. We'd love you to cook a meal from your homeland one night. We have a non smoking policy.

  • Was noch ...

    Was noch ...

    We have enjoyed having workaways, backpackers and cultural exchange students visit us. Its great meeting people from around the world and sharing ideas, recipes and general knowledge. We enjoy showing people the Marlborough Sounds from our launch if we are going out and can sometimes arrange sailing and yacht racing on certain days.

    There are great local walks in generating native bush, swimming at the beach (5 mins walk away) and Kaipupu Reserve can be visited by taking a trip on a local mail boat.

  • Etwas mehr Information

    Etwas mehr Information

    • Internet Zugang

    • Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

      Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

    • Wir besitzen Tiere

    • Wir sind Raucher

    • Familien möglich

  • Platz zum Abstellen von Camper Vans

    Platz zum Abstellen von Camper Vans

    Van can be parked at the top of our drive and plugged in if required.

  • Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    zwei

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    Arbeitszeiten

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days per week

2016 Rusty waiting for a ball to be thrown
2018 Rusty still waiting for a ball to be thrown
2015: Regenerating natives in introduced gorse.
2016: Native plants starting to grow
October 2017, plants getting bigger
October 2017: Mass new plantings
October 2018 natives growing well
2020 view from road
2020 Akeake path
2020 5 year old Kauri
Our 36 foot launch for exploring the Marlborough sounds

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