If you love nature & sea, native bush, beaches and organic food, you’ll call Marahau paradise. Walk to the beach or the Abel Tasman Park, have a swim in the sea or in the river, go kayaking with seals or choose a hammock with the bellbirds and tuis. The property has stunning views on Tasman Bay and is directly overlooking the Abel Tasman Park.
Help with Eco Projects
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
Spend time in an artistic environment.
Get familiarized with permaculture and organic vegetarian food.
Meet people from very different backgrounds and discover how much you can learn from it.
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
Please make sure you mention your skills in your message, and please only contact us by email, and not by phone.
In general, you will be asked to help with a range of jobs like gardening, landscaping, cooking, cleaning, building projects (mostly joinery / carpentry), or help with our websites.
We will adapt to your skills – let’s talk about it before you arrive.
Goodwill, work ethics, practical sense, tidiness & good sense of responsibility expected.
At the moment we're focusing on two artistic projects, "Space Between" in Marahau and the "Piano on Tour" charitable trust.
Experienced and creative help in the following fields is most welcome:
- Web design and development (WP / HTML / CSS). Knowledge in PS and Lightroom would be a plus.
- Joinery / carpentry
- Gardening / landscaping
- Creating beautiful meals to share
Don't hesitate to contact us if you have an interesting art project. In that case, please describe your project.
We accommodate up to 4 workawayers, either in the main house or in a separate unit.
We'll always do our best to give you tasks you're good at and that you enjoy doing.
We'll provide good, vegetarian food (mostly organic). We will always ask you to give a hand in the kitchen, for all meals, both with cooking and tidying up.
WIFI: You're welcome to use our Wifi as long as it doesn't block access for others.
No drugs on the property please :-)
Bring your energy and goodwill, we're looking forward to welcoming you.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
This host can provide space for campervans.
More than two
(max 25 hours/week) 4 to 5 hours / 6 days a week
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