Come and help on our farm close to Rotorua/Hobbiton/Taupo, New Zealand


New Zealand

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  • Description


    We are a Dairy Farm in New Zealand who host farmstay volunteers. Working 3-4 hrs per day with two days off a week free to see some beautiful NZ sites. We can organise a pick up and drop off service on these trips if arranged in advance. But better still if you have an international licence it would be a great advantage. We are on the main Bus routes as well. We are situated in close to 3 key tourist cities and also close to transport to Tongariro crossing. We have free wifi, rooms are inside main house, dinners are cooked and food available from the kitchen for your other meals. Plenty of pets to pat and cuddle. If you think you are interested, please contact us we are keen to get to know you. It is your opportunity to try milking the cows and to learn about New Zealand farming and practice your English (kiwi) language.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Language practice

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will experience a real NZ Kiwi home atmosphere. Speak English everyday. Learn new skills and see beautiful sights. Share time with our dogs & cats and be incorporated in our day to day lives.

  • Help


    3-4 hours of help every day with two days free per week for your own time. Milking assisted by an experienced Staff member, or helping to feed newborn calves, or gardening, housework or assisting with odd Farm or house maintenance. Experience not required. Also able to drive our older teenage son to his bus stop if we are working.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    2xRooms in main house. Clean linen/beds x king size single. Wifi, warm & cosy.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Ideal central location to a lot of tourist and non-tourist destinations. Willing to drive drop and pick up under arrangement to Hobbiton, Rotorua & Taupo and local lakes, treks & trails, or a car is available for day trips if you have your international licence.

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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?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    3-4 hrs per dayx5 days and 2 days free.

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