Help with weed control and learn about farming in Karikari, New Zealand

  • New Zealand
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  • Last activity: 22/12/2022



 Min stay requested: 1 month or more



  • Description


    Hello, we are looking for somebody to help this coming few weeks to help do some weed control, quite an easy job no brain power needed you just have to like yellow flowers.
    We supply a cooked meal in the evening however will supply the food for breakfast and lunch but you are expected to prepare this yourself
    your own vehicle would be an advantage but not essential

    Age preferance would be around 25 plus must be fit and strong .

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Help with Computers/ Internet
  • 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

    Perfect beach weather with a long beautiful beach down the road and also a lake.
    Our northland region has many beaches and there may be a chance for some fishing if time allows.Our nearest town is Kaitaia which has a strong multicultural charactor along with strong Maori culture.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    we have a yellow weed called Gravel groundsal that is spreading onto the farm, your task is to simpy pick and place into a sack, there is about 3/4 days worth. We also have a paid job spraying another weed called gorse, this is abvout $20. per hour if you are interested.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Self Contained Cottage

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    An invitation to a beautiful 140 h Dairy farm farm.As you travel north to Cape Reinga you'll find us Close to Taipa. The farm has spectacular views overlooking Doubtless bay, Karikari peninsula & stunning beaches only minutes away. I can offer many aspects of farming, gardening & lifestyle activities.In return we offer great accomodation with fantastic farmstyle home cooked meals.The farm specialis in Milking cows, calf rearing in spring & has a large Vegie Garden area.

  • 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?


  • ...

    Hours expected

    5 hours or more depending on job type and person, max 25 hours

Host ref number: 313946483952

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