Peaceful alpaca farm in South Auckland, New Zealand


New Zealand

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  • Description


    This is an alpaca farm under development (started in May 2013). The property is 10 acres in size, with a growing number of alpacas, weaner calves, chickens, pony plus domestic animals. The fruit tree orchard and veg garden are both underway, and we have a family-focused lifestyle (children aged 16 and 10yrs) with homemade food. In our family, we speak English, French and German.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    Animal Care

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We are a multi-cultural family with several active languages, and our guests always enjoy the experience within our home.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    We need help to feed our animals daily and supervise my daughter after school, driving her to activities and providing occasional entertainment. Alongside general domestic tasks, there's some outdoor chores available (when the weather allows) to clear overgrown areas, remove thistles, trim hedges and maintain animal paddocks (we use natural farming methods, without sprays).

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Private bedroom within the family home. Food and lodging are provided as part of the cultural exchange.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Bombay is a small village located in South Auckland, just 4km from the SH1 motorway (which leads to the airport). The nearest local town is Pukekohe, which has a good selection of shops, plus a train station for access to central Auckland. There are some fantastic sightseeing areas nearby, including the Hunuas (hill ranges for walking), the Coromandel (beaches) and Rainbows End (amusement park).

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    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Approx 5 hours a day (flexible), 5 days a week

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Host ref number: 122875222839