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Experience our sustainable lifestyle in coastal Auckland, NZ

  • New Zealand
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  • Last activity: 05/02/2023



 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks



  • Description


    We live in sunny Snells Beach, 5 minutes from the coast. Our property is tucked in behind some beautiful native bush with cows and sheep in surrounding paddocks. We have 2 teenagers, 2 large dogs and 2 cats living on our 2.5 acres.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    General Maintenance
  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We love having travelers come and share their world experiences with us. While staying with us you will get to experience our sustainable lifestyle. We live of our land as much as possible.
    The Matakana coast is a beautiful part of NZ with lots of wonderful things to do and discover.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    We are looking for help with maintaining our property. We have felled a few trees that need chopping up, lawn mowing, weeding, mulching etc.
    We accept 2 people at a time, friends or couple.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Dutch: Fluent
    French: Intermediate

    This host offers a language exchange
    spanish italian

  • Accommodation


    We have a lovely modern caravan for you to stay in. Privately situated in the sub tropical orchard. You will provide for your own food, although there are plenty of greens from the garden.

    there are great cooking facilities in the caravan and most meals you cook for yourself. we will get together for morning tea and the occasional meal too. We love to have travelers cook their national dishes for us to try!
    we ask you work 20 hours per week in exchange for accommodation.

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 255655775833

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