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We raise 150 calves from 4 days old. We could do with some help here.
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, 3 year old girl, brand new baby boy and I work a small lifestyle block where we are currently developing an avocado orchard. We have Calves, 20 Chickens (lots of free range eggs) and a little kitty cat called “Mouse”
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
DIY and building projects
Babysitting and creative play
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
Time with a kiwi family.
Rural setting and outlook.
Fun mixed with hard work between your exploration of the beautiful Bay of Plenty
Tasks available all year round
Tasks will be varied:
Helping with feeding Calves, Calf 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 Renovation
Meal prep and cooking
Helping with the little girl from time to time
From End July to Oct we raise 50-100 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 :-)
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.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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