Help with our family at home in Nelson, New Zealand
We are Milo and Kimberly, and have lived in Nelson for 16 years after sailing here from Canada. We have two wonderful (no doubt all parents say this ;) children and would like some occasional help caring for them, as well as help around the house and garden.
We operate a yacht charter business during the spring and summer, and Milo also teaches at a maritime school. Kimberly taught English as a second language, and we would also like practice learning other languages.
Would you like a place to call home for a bit?
We are a Christian family and would appreciate someone mindful of our values. No parties/drugs.
DIY and building projects
Babysitting and creative play
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
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For native Spanish or French speakers, this is a great opportunity to practice speaking English - Kimberly is an ESL teacher and happy to help.
We have a yacht charter business, so there may be a sailing opportunity.
We want our children to learn about different cultures, so will consider anyone who can speak at least some English.
Private guest room and bath, internet, meals, all in the sunniest part of New Zealand. Walking distance to the middle of town. Great nature walks nearby (flat or hilly).
We live 10 minutes walk to the city centre, and are next to the Centre of New Zealand.
Year round Saturday Market, lovely walks and biking all around.
The Abel Tasman National Park is the jewel of the area, and one of New Zealand's greatest walks.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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