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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 opportunitiesGardeningDIY and building projectsBabysitting and creative playGeneral MaintenanceFarmstay helpHelp around the houseAnimal CareHelp with Computers/ Internet
UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve
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.
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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.
Self Contained Cottage
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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.
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Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
How many Workawayers can stay?
5 hours or more depending on job type and person, max 25 hours
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During this time they helped prepare some large Flax clumps and replant them in our wet land area.
They cut away wooly nightshade of our farm raceway fences, helped with the calf feeding etc.
We were also treated to some fantastic meals from their
Some tasks she helped with were weeding and turning the ground for the Vegie garden, Grubbing thistles, pulling yellow flower weed, picking up pine
B E A U T I F U L!!
They are such a lovely family and it was great to help them out! Stu has a great humor and he showed us all the beautiful beaches around the area and Melissa’s home cooked meals
They care about and love the animals, that I really appreciate it. They
Jaime also has a van that gives him a great deal of independance and he loves to get out and about to see the country side.
Jaime is a great guy and certainly happy to
Stu is probably the nicest man I've ever known during my trip. We shared many good times together. We went sailing every wednesday, went to the pub and fixed his red beautiful boat. I learned a lot about plumbing too.
Melissa is a very good
we stayed 2 weeks with the family and the experience was amazing.
we learned a lot of about dairy farm and we helped to fix a boat.
Morever we enjoyed all the dinners together with the family and friends and we could visit a lot of beautiful places around. They borrow us all the stuff for the camping and we stayed 2 days in the Karikari
With Christmas coming i would recommend them for your Christmas tree.
Micael has a strong hold of
I stay in this lovely family during one month (I was expected to stay 2weejs at the begining !)
If you want to
-live the real way of live of a busy farm,
-take care of two energic boys,
-learn how to milk pleinty of caws, how to make cheese, gerkins (for exemple...) or delicious recipes from Melisa,
-help à busy
We have had the most wonderfull time with Aude, Such a lovely nature and always happy to help,
During her time with us she helped milk the cows, look after our two kids, Make Gerkin pickle, feed the pigs and chickens ,cat and dog and make more pickle Gerkin!!
We made a solar System for the kids to hang on there ceiling, also