Lend a hand Around our house and garden in the beautiful Lake Hawea, New Zealand


New Zealand

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    We are a young couple with a two very friendly dogs, one a puppy and we have just had a baby girl in july. We are very welcoming and interested in all types of people and love the outdoors and exploring. Please dont be put of by our low response rate we get inundated by offers and I dont have the time to reply to every person. If our calender says we are looking we are!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Help around the house
    Animal Care

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    We are looking for a single person who likes to help outside in the garden with a good work ethic. mostly mulching, weeding and planting and general gardening jobs as well as walking the dogs and looking after the chickens. It would be helpful if you are comfortable entertaining little babies please specify this if apply.
    Other jobs might include painting the house or helping with inside chores etc. We are also hosts elsewhere so some help with cleaning rooms will be required. we are just looking for someone who has a good work ethic keen to lend a hand is easy going and has a good sense of humour and chip in where we need to help us get some things done.
    We also defineately expect our workawayers to help out with or prepare some dinners in the evening in addition to the days work as part of sharing our home.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    We have a room with its own ensuite seperate to the house. Or a single bed with ensuite in the house. Depending on whether we have guests in sleepout woulld depend on what room would be avaliable for you. Both are warm and modern

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The wanaka region is stunning and there is plenty of hiking, kayaking, skiing and mountain biking to be done in the immediate area. We are a 15min drive from wanaka. lake Hawea has as a shop and some restaurants and is a beautiful place to hang out. We are more than happy to give advice on what to do as we are both very active.

  • 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?


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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 328891948567