Learn as you help our family and enjoy blueberries at Wattle Bay, New Zealand

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New Zealand

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  • last activity

    Last activity

    17/06/2021

 
  2021 

 Min stay requested: at least a week

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  • Description

    Description

    We have a small blueberries orchard.
    This is an exciting new experience for our family and so far we are loving it. Daniel grew up here in this beautiful piece of country and now we are giving this experience to our daughters.
    We all enjoy meeting new people, and learning new cultures.
    We have two young girls Bonnie and Maggie aged 8 & 4, 2 cats Sailor and Shadow and 1 dog Marley.
    We have a sleepout for accomdation, and an extra caravan if needed. Meals will be provided with the family.
    We are very social bunch who love having people around us.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    General Maintenance
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Language practice

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • 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 very welcoming family who really enjoy hearing your adventures, in return we love to share our knowledge and experiences. Our children are very social to and love meeting new people. Daniel a mechanical engineer, he is very knowledgeable and enjoys telling stories of the history around our farm.
    Sharde is an Early Childhood educator.
    There is lots of beautiful spots around the area that we enjoying talking about and showing new people.
    We live on a secluded & beautiful piece of country side with just a short walk to our beach. We love to go fishing, drag the net and walks along the beach. We love spending time outdoors and exploring our backyard. We look forward to being able to share some of these experiences with you.

  • Help

    Help

    There is always something that needs doing in the orchard or around the house.
    Things such as
    Pruning, weed control, gardening, fire wood, housework, childcare & anything that really needs doing.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We have a sleepout and caravan available for your accomdation. We will supply you with your breakfast needs, lunch and dinner will be at the house with us.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    If you don't have your own vehicle we can arrange to meet you at our local train station.
    We live on a secluded & beautiful piece of country side with just a short walk to our beach. We love to go fishing, drag the net and walks along the beach. We love spending time outdoors and exploring our backyard. We look forward to being able to share some of these experiences with you.
    We have wonderful history and sights to see on our peninsula that we will try to make sure you see and hear about.
    We will try our best to make your stay with us is a pleasurable, enjoyable & rememberable time.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week



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