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Help needed with gardening, childcare & things in Dunedin, New Zealand

  • New Zealand
  • Favourited 21 times
  • Last activity: 27/01/2023



 Min stay requested: at least a week



  • Description


    We are a kiwi family of 3 - Cat is a university lecturer, Adrian is a builder and Sophia is an energetic 9 year old. We have 2 cats, Muffy and Chowder. We were workawayers ourselves, travelling around Europe for a year until Covid sent us back home. We live in sunny Dunedin, in a house with a large garden, a short bike or bus ride from the city centre.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We loved our time travelling - seeing new places, meeting new people, learning different languages and trying new food. It would be great to now bring the world to us! In return, stay with a kiwi family and experience our beautiful city. We enjoy food, cards and board games.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    Our garden has gone crazy over spring! It is now past the point of jungle-chic, so we need help bringing it under control. It would also be good to have someone to keep an eye on Sophia after school. She is pretty independent but loves meeting new people. Company, conversation and some new recipes would be great too!
    Note: We aren't vegetarian, but only eat meat occasionally (once or twice a month), so can accommodate vegetarian diets.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    German: Beginner
    Spanish: Beginner
    French: Beginner

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    Bedroom with one king single and one single bed, fast wi-fi, food and accommodation.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The city is a short bike or bus ride away, and has great cafes, museums and galleries. There are lots of beaches, walks and bike trails. The peninsula is amazing!

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • 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?


  • ...

    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 393788143812

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