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We live in a shipping container house at the base of the Paparoas mountain range on the beautiful West Coast. We have about an acre of land managed on organic principles and values.
Later this year, probably November, we will be making a tiny house on a trailer and would be grateful for spare hands to help out.
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help with Eco Projects
Help around the house
Learn about the local way of life and history of the local area. Skills to learn: Organic gardening, living small, composting toilets. Building projects.
Basic gardening - no previous experience required - as long as you are keen and cheerful. Sometimes other non garden projects pop up, like building/renovation, which we might ask for a hand with.
Camping with full access to shower/bath, laundry etc. All meals provided with predominantly organic and wholesome foods. Happy to cater for vegetarian folk also.
This is a good base for lovers of the outdoors. The West Coast is chock full of beautiful and wild places for the adventurous. Plenty of tramping options as well as short walks in the vicinity. Fishing and swimming in the river nearby. We also have some kayaks for exploring the waterways in warm weather.
We are easy going people who live a simple life. We have a great love of the Wilderness areas of the West Coast. We expect people to be respectful of our home and land.
We may be able to assist with transport from Greymouth (where I work).
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two
3hours/ day for 4 days/week although this can be flexible if you want to accumulate it over fewer days.