Creative Hub in the country side near Wellington, NZ


New Zealand


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  • Description


    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.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    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.

  • Help


    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. The place is big and there is always some project happening, so carpentry, painting and gardening skills are also always welcome.

  • Languages spoken

    Afrikaans: Fluent
    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    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.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    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.

  • 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?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

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

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Host ref number: 324685494294