Living the kiwi dream in Taranaki, New Zealand


New Zealand

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  • Description


    We are a family of 4. Dad works overseas regularly and mum works part time. Children 5yrs and 2yrs
    We love having work away visitors, the different people we are meeting and the valued interaction the kids are getting is priceless.
    Longer stay is preferred.
    Minimum of 4 week stay.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

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

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    English speaking hosts on a newly developed life style block
    We will support you in making the most of your time in New Zealand and experience the new Zealand culture, by embracing you as part of the family.
    Dad works overseas comes and goes, mum works part time.
    You will be welcomed as part of our family, you will be required to contribute at meal times, cleaning up , washing as you would in your own home.

  • Help


    We love having an extra set of hands around the house and the value and varied conversation having a work away brings to our family. General mothers helper or other type of help and days are very flexible. We are on a newly developed lifestyle equestrian block, help can be in the form of horse care, garden and farm maintenance and building /painting, home care and child care.
    Healthy lifestyle, would be appreciative of cooking 1 night per week

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    We live in a small rural town in Taranaki. Taranaki is well known for the large mountain in the center and the beaches and coast line that surround us.
    We live on a small equestrian life style block in Urenui , a country town with a great beachy feel. Shops, cafes , pub and beaches are all within walking distance.The city New Plymouth is a 30 min drive away, there are buses to the city, we also travel there regularly.
    Our house is new , warm and comfortable. You will have a double bedroom with large wardrobe and bathroom shared with the children

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Taranaki is a coastal and mountainous region on New Zealand's North Island. Art meets nature in Taranaki's capital, New Plymouth and iconic hiking trails with a magnificent view of Mount Taranaki.

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    • 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: 344778883958