Help out on a small farm in Bay of Plenty, New Zealand


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 Min stay requested: at least a week

  • Description


    Phelps farm is small farm that breeds and shows rare breed poultry. I started this with my husband who has recently passed away. We are located in mamaku village just outside of Rotorua itself. I would love to share my house and experiences with others.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Charity Work

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We treat you like part of the family while you stay with us, so you get to experience kiwi life with a kiwi family, you also get to experience of being around alot of different animals and learn about keeping chickens and other animals.

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    Do you like getting your hands dirty? Love working with and around animals? Like the opportunity to live with a down to eat kiwi family? Able to work on your own and think outside the box? Then we are looking for someone to help out in our small lifestyle block in Mamaku Rotorua. We are just 15mins from Rotorua so on your down times you are free to go explore the area. We really just need help with looking after and cleaning out our animals while we are at work and school.
    You must be honest and trustworthy, we prefer that you are able to communicate well and are hard working. So please only answer if you are prepared to help.
    Still keen?

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    We have a double bed located in our home. It is warm and clean gives you the feel of being a part of our family as well as your own privacy while you are with us.

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    What else ...

    We have lovely walking tracks, bush walks, close to Rotorua as well so you are welcome to go into town on your down times and days off.

  • 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 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 262433416358