Help with Eco friendly projects and organic gardens, Tasman, New Zealand

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  • Last activity: 29 Sep 2023



 Min stay requested: at least a week



  • Description


    Kia ora Workawayers,
    Welcome to our home in sunny Tasman village. We live on 6 acres of organically managed land and have a small flock of chickens
    Our business is a family run garden cafe , judged New Zealand's best cafe 2013. The cafe is now only open on Fridays.
    We have built all the eco buildings on site ourselves over the last 33 years and our business has a strong ecological foundation. We also have accommodation in a Giant Boot.

    We require help in our organic gardens and other projects, including art and natural building.
    We are a hard working and fun loving couple and are looking for the same ethos in our volunteers.

    We have separate sleepout accommodation for volunteers with shared camp style facilities i.e you have to go to a seperate building for shower and the composting toilet. You will be expected to share cooking of evening meals together.
    You are expected to provide your own breakfast while we provide lunch and dinner during the week in return for your help. In the weekend you’re free to explore the area.
    Tasman village is close to beaches and on route to the Abel Tasman National Park, 10 minutes away from Motueka.
    Your own transport a definite advantage as there is no bus service.

    We will endeavour to reply to all emails within 2 days and we expect the same so we can efficiently manage volunteers, thanks.
    Kind regards,
    Steve and Judy

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Get to live with a Kiwi couple in our art filled life. Experience a life lived for fun and happiness.
    “If it’s worth doing , it’s worth doing humourously”

  • Help


    We require help in our organic gardens and with other projects
    There are opportunities for sculptors and artists to stay and create works.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Private sleep out with double bed

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There is now a regular bus service from Nelson to Motueka as of 1/8/23. The closest stop is at the Tasman store, about 500 metres away..

  • 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

    3 hours per day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 2341278294ad

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