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Experience living in an off-grid tiny house, helping us with garden and home projects in the Bay of Islands, Northland, NZ

Availability

  2024 

 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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Details

  • Description

    Description

    1.5 acres bush in scenic reserve, with kiwi, weka, tui and other native birds, minutes away from beaches and the charming village of Russell. Your accommodation is a Tiny House with ecologically sensitive and green systems. If you'd like to spend some time in the Bay of Islands, would like your own place, do your own thing in exchange for a couple of hours work - let us know ;-)

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Multi cultural background and understanding. We immigrated 34 years ago and have been very involved within the community. We owned and run a restaurant for 10 years, and Peter has been a paramedic with the St John ambulance for 17 years. We offer local knowledge, advise etc.

  • Help

    Help

    General garden and property projects, tree trimmings, pathways, painting, maintenance etc.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent
    French: Intermediate

    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

    Accommodation

    You will have your own Tiny House (Whare Iti) on the property, enjoying privacy, peaceful bush surroundings and impressive views. The TH has power (solar), hot water, kitchen, bathroom with shower and composting toilet and Wifi.

    The Tiny House has it's own kitchen, fridge and cooking facilities to give our guests freedom to follow their own meal plans and dietery requirements. The exchange we are offering is for accommodation only!

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Hiking, sailing, surfing, fishing, snorkeling, scuba diving, paragliding, golfing, horse riding and much more... we have some of the best restaurants and vineyards in the neighbourhood but when you stay in, you get to hear our own Kiwi and Wekka as well as other native birds. Because we live rurally we can only accept guest that have their own car/transport.

  • 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

    You have your own tiny home that is connected through an AP (access point) from our ubiquiti wifi network. We share our unlimited boadband connection with you.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 3 hrs/person per day with 1 day off a week

Host ref number: 248385837358

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