Help our family on our little lifestyle block and explore the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand


New Zealand

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  • Description


    We are looking for helpers, single, couple or traveling pair that are happy to share a double room (may be a shared twin room if single) with own bathroom.
    My wife, 4 year old girl, 1 year old toddler and I work a small lifestyle block where we are currently developing an avocado orchard. We have cattle, calves, and Chickens (lots of free range eggs)

    We are 4 min south of Te Puke, 20min to Mt Manganui Beaches and 22min to Tauranga township. Some transfers/transport will be available but own is preferred

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Time with a kiwi family.
    Rural setting and outlook.
    Fun mixed with hard work between your exploration of the beautiful Bay of Plenty

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    Tasks available all year round

    Tasks will be varied:
    Helping with feeding Cattle, Cattle health and wellbeing (lots of play time)
    helping with Avocados – mulching, compost prep, tractor help
    General farm type work IE fencing etc
    Vege garden maintenance and general house gardening
    Helping with Minor Renovation
    Meal prep and cooking
    Helping with the little girl from time to time
    General cleaning

    From End July to Nov we raise 150 Calves. Your help with this would be great :)

    A usual week is 4 to 5 hours per day as agreed in exchange for Accommodation, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and WiFi. Fulldays can be done to “bank” full days off at the end of the stay. 4 hours per day if tasks are hard, 5 hours if help is light :)

    We are after Mature, Hard-Working Helpers with experience in the tasks above.

    Always a cold beer available after a hard day

    - This is a non smoking house, if you do smoke you will need to outside away from the house.
    - We eat a regular meat diet. If you are vegan or vegetarian you are welcome, but you will need to help with food preparation and cooking :-)

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent

    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


    Double Room with shared main bathroom. Single Room with shared main bathroom
    Food - heaps of ingredients provided for you to make your own Breakfast/Lunch. Shared dinners with shared cooking responsibly.

  • 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

    Our internet wifi is 13mbps. I work a few small businesses and have worked for large corporate in the small-medium sized business team so can help with ideas and brainstorming :)

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    We also have a campervan so have facilities here.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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