Our property is located in the beautiful Wairarapa, about an hour out of Wellington. We have renovated stables to create an art and mosaic studio. I (Zelda) am a Mosaic Artist from South Africa and my husband Matt is a Kiwi. We live in a 2 storey house which we renovated over the years and we share it with Alfred the cat who is the king of the castle.
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
We have space for up to 5 helpers which creates a social atmosphere and an opportunity to meet people from different cultures. I am South African and Matt is Kiwi and we like to share our culture with others.
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
I am in the process of restructuring my mosaic studio so I need people who can help me with mosaics from time to time. I could also use some help with computer and social media to promote the upcoming event we are organising as a fundraiser for Life Flight Rescue Helicopter Service (non-profit organisation).
In December and January we are looking for people with the following skills: carpentry, painting. Additionally, if you like art, then we can always work on lots of Mosaic Art projects together.
We have spacious accomodation in renovated stables (next to the main house) or on the top floor of the main house so you have your own space and privacy. The place is off the main road but with a nice view in the background. Wifi is available.
We live close to Featherston in the Wairarapa region. It is about 10km from Lake Wairarapa where you can enjoy a relaxed afternoon. The area is a beautiful to explore with heaps of hiking tracks, vineyards in Martinborough. You can also do a day trips to Cape Palliser (about an 1 hr drive) where you can probably spots seals, or Castle Point.
There is a country Pub next door where you can play pool and they sometimes have live music and you can watch rugby games there.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
You can park a camper van on the lawn and work 2-3 hours per day instead of 4-5.
More than two
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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