Help with outdoors projects enjoy markets and sunshine in Central Nelson, New Zealand


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    We are looking for A person (or couple) to help us with various jobs.

    Including helping with a building project to work alongside our builder and Nathan

    Time frame ASAP for 1-2 weeks but could be longer if this worked out well for all of us.

    5 hours/day for breakfast lunch and evening meal plus accommodation. (workaway provides own snacks). Workaways are expected to work 5 days on and 2 days off. We prefer the 5 days to commence after your arrival unless negotiated. (Even if arrival falls just before or on the weekend)

    Accommodation would be in our warm cozy modern caravan which has its own bathroom

    Please read our profile below:

    We are an easy going couple with 3 girls (15,14&11) and a little fluffy white Dog (3 guinea pigs and chickens)! Also two ponies which we graze close by. We live in central Nelson in a lovely warm cosy restored villa. We enjoy the outdoors including mountain biking, walking and lots of family and pony time. We enjoy good food and utilise local produce in our weekly shop at farmers markets.
    I am a mental health nurse and work mon - Fri and Nathan is a busy house Parent (chef by trade) with various projects on the go.

    Thanks and look forward to hearing from you!

    Nicola,Nathan,Ayla, Lily and Rosie.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Live and experience a New Zealand family who love the outdoors and all that Nelson has to offer.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    Painting, gardening, landscaping window cleaning, house work, help with building projects etc.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Modern caravan

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Nelson is a fantastic place with lots of outdooors activities, sunshine and markets. We are very flexible to allow you to travel and enjoy Nelson while staying and helping us out.

  • 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

  • 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?


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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day 5 days a week

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Host ref number: 278535135945