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NZ/Swiss couple in our late 50,s & early 60 ,s (+ family Trust) returned to NZ" roots"beginning first steps , on the 4th generation farmland( approx. 50 ha,s coastal hill country), where we are preparing/repairing our land & fences, for the planting of NZ native plants to improve biodiversity and erosion control.
There are old fruit tree orchards, vegetable patches, herb & flower gardens.
1 rooster, 1 cat.
Help with Eco Projects
Help around the house
This project is very timely for the physical world we live on at this moment, & could be repeated across the globe as a very appropriate task for those who would appreciate this responsibility.We are a N.Z/ Swiss/ household ,with 2 of us growing up in this region. I,m sure living & working with us, would provide plenty of cultural exchange & links to the culture of this region.
Please research Tairāwhiti/Gisborne info. links for all the free time possibilities in the near.
You must enjoy working in a team doing physical/ manual chores....We need particularly help with fixing ,maintaining & renewing fence-lines. Reducing the Thistles,Wattles & Ink-weed with hand tools; Helping to keep our vegetable gardens productive .Assisting the clearing away of old wire on the property.Scything long grass ,where necessary.Helping dig the flood-drainage. In Autumn planting trees & Flax against erosion. Eventually helping to renovate the cottage. Assist with daily /weekly tasks in & around farm house.
Own room & use of communal rooms in family farmhouse.shared meals.
own transport is advisable
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
We have good wifi (poor mobile network)
There is plenty of space for a campervan
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week