Come join our family - July 2020 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 busy farm and house we have 5 children Emma 17 - Kate 16- Libby 14Blake 12 and Ryan 8 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
So there is always have something to do. We require help with getting the kids ready for school 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.
DIY and building projects
Babysitting and creative play
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
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
Child care and helping in the farm generally a extra set of hands. Someone who loves kids and the farming life is a must .
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.
In your free time we have a car you could borrow for outings within Taranaki (petrol at your cost) but only if you have been driving in NZ already and we feel confident you are a good driver, and there is bus transport to go on weekends away.
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
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week