I live on a 5 acre block on the road to Bethells Beach., 45 minutes from the auckland CBD. I am 5 mins from the beach. The nearest railway station is Swanson. I have chickens , sheep and bees .I would be able to introduce you to the world of beekeeping if you are interested. I could teach you english too. The river runs next to my property. I have a 2 seater kayak which you can use to paddly 4 kms up river. Surfing is good at our local beach. You would have separate accommodation , 1 or 2 people in a self contained sleepout. Being by the river there is an abundance of birds.
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
I am looking over the wetlands and the birdlife here is unique to New Zealand. The beach is 5 minutes away. I keep bees and have spare suits if you are interested in learning about bees. I can also help you with english, and introduce you to our local food customs.
I need a bit of painting done. , cutting flax back from fences, weed eating, house cleaning .
I have a separate dwelling which would suit 1 or 2 people, with a separate bathroom and toilet. You will eat in the main house with me, and are welcome to cook if you want.I have TV and internet. There is no cellphone reception here.
I am close to the beach, the golf course, coastal walks and lake swimming
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week