Farm with big views and organic garden! - Raglan, New Zealand

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New Zealand

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    12/10/2020

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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    Hi everyone !!!

    We established this small lifestyle farm 4 years ago. This became the best adventure of our lifes!
    We are roughly 15min from town, with stunning views of the ocean.. High up in the hills, peaceful and quiet, you will not forget the place!

    We grow vegetables of all kind in our garden and this is mostly organic, we make our own compost and grow our own seedlings in the green house! A lot to share to you!

    We are also developing our property, we have already planted over a thousand trees and would like to keep planting more around the property! But we are also building a beautiful house and we are needing help mostly to take the weight of our gardening project but if necessary, help with building and maintenance work.

    We have a little caravan with own living kitchen available for the right person, keep in mind we are totally off grid and use solar energy, composting toilets and outside showers.
    We also enjoy a few drinks, going out, live music and a surf every now and then too!

    If you want an authentic experience get in touch ! Must have a car.

    Safe travels !

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We are 100 % off grid living and we are solar powered , compositing toilets outdoor shower etc.. A cool experience if it’s the first time.

    We have a beautiful organic garden and you could learn from permaculture

    Luke is from NZ and Alise from Guadeloupe (French Caribbean residing in NZ for the last 10years)

    We both loved traveling a lot and we understand the importance in sharing a great moment with one another..
    Enjoying the present time!
    Carpe Diem! And healthy food!

    We also practice yoga, hiking and surfing ..

    So come check out the true NZ rural lifestyle at our farm! 😊

  • Help

    Help

    So for more info on where we are at...
    We really need people keen to garden with passion! we are after people that are experienced in gardening & landscaping ideally and with a natural common sense of what needs to get done around the place without supervision, being happy to be here, and self motivated! (Please don’t look at your watch every 15mins 😂)

    We have a big organic garden and we will need help with gardening, landscaping,
    weeding, hedging... you will also be able to learn how to plant trees and grow cuttings and seedlings.

    But, you must have a car to get here, no exceptions.

    We are also building a sustainable house, so you may be able to contribute if you have skills in the construction field or Help us clean. It’s a pretty cool project tho!

    We also have dogs, sheep and ducks..
    The Raglan beach is only 15 -20min drive.
    We both surf and when we have spare time, we enjoy a wave and a walk on the beach, rock climbing too and hiking/ fitness etc...

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Simplicity in caravan and stand alone shack with own living kitchen bathroom
    We call it the “Noodle Shack”

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Raglan town
    Ngarunui beach
    Ruapuke beach
    Bridal Veil Waterfall
    Mount Karioi hike
    Surf at Manu Bay
    Get a surf lesson on the main beach
    Horse riding at Ruapuke beach
    Paddle boarding in the estuary
    Kayaking in the Raglan harbour
    Go caving or rock climbing with Raglan Rock
    Enjoy a nice coffee from the numerous great cafés in Raglan town...
    Yotclub bar with live music and party!

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    2.5 hrs/day (just accomodation) (you work the days you stay)

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