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Help us with some renovation projects in Nelson, New Zealand

  • New Zealand
  • Favourited 276 times
  • Last activity: 05/02/2023



 Min stay requested: 1 week or less



  • Description


    We are a family of five, consisting of Francesco, Seija, two wonderful home educated girls; Lexi and Charlie and our young son, Matteo. We have a wellbeing studio, an animal rescue and permaculture gardens. Seija is a naturopathic nutritionist, a clinical herbalist, an artist and is completing her bachelor of social services. Francy is a graphic designer, mindfulness teacher and budding permaculturalist, he also enjoys building.

    We are buddhist practitioners but are open to all sorts of different well being practices. We have been taking volunteers for many years. We love meeting new people and learning new things, due to us being a home-educating family, we love open-minded people who are willing to teach our girls and us all about the world and what you may have studied. We love the cultural and skill exchange and can offer our knowledge freely but are also really interested in learning more from our volunteers. Tasks are varied, fair and interesting (we hope!). Would love to hear from you...

    Note...We only serve Vegetarian and Vegan meals and we are an alcohol and drug free property.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We have a lot to share and teach, from permaculture, natural medicine, graphic art, animal care, viticulture and spirituality. It is a harmonious property with open communication and many workshops to partake in (usually)

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    We require help in the permeaculture gardens, house and new artistic and building projects.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    The accomodation is in a loft above the studio.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are right opposite the beach and 5 minute bike to Mapua and Mapua wharf. We provide a bike and volunteers can explore Rabbit Island and the wonderful bike trails, we also go into nearby Richmond and Motueka weekly

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • 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?


  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 181362357838

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