Would like an extra set of hands at Taranaki, New Zealand


New Zealand

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    Come join our family - for upto 3 -6 months

    Hi there we are a fun loving family that love sports and the outdoors we require someone to help out on our farm we have 5 children Emma 18- Kate 17 Libby 15 Blake 13 and Ryan 9 The older 3 girls are at boarding school in New Plymouth (an hour away) mon-Friday. We have had Au Pairs and woofers for the past 10 years from Switzerland and Germany and have recently had a Spanish couple stay for a month, we have a wonderful relationship with them all, and you would be welcome to make contact.
    We milk 200 cows
    a dog black labrador
    2 kittens

    So there is always have something to do milkings landscaping daily household chores, gardening, and farm stuff.

    We are living near a small town called Hawera which is about 8km away, there are beaches and the mountain is about 20 mins away. Where you can enjoy and relax in your free time.
    The closest city is New Plymouth which is stunning with it beaches and coastal walkway, a popular destination for surfing, and a night out.

    Here You would have your own self contained small house with a kitchen shower/toilet, and the beautiful Mt Taranaki as you view to wake upto each morning. And great surfing beaches close by.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Sea, mountain and a gorgeous landscape.

    We are a fun living and happy family who enjoys meeting people of all ages and need a extra set of hands

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    Child care and helping in the farm generally a extra set of hands. Someone who loves kids and the farming life is a must .

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    You would have your own self contained house with a kitchen shower/toilet.
    Double bed self contained warm sleep out. Also has bunks and is very tidy and warm

    Some meals will be provided -but you have your own kitchen so you can also cook your own meals if you wish - hope this sounds good to you and we look forward to chatting with you soon.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    5 mins from Hawera Taranaki, 45 mins to New Plymouth. 20 mins to sea and beach. Access to a car for travel in Taranaki petrol is at your expense. The job would vary every day - getting the children up and ready for school, helping in the house also on the farm

  • 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

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 339178456848