Help with renovating a property in Northland, New Zealand


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    In return for your help you will be welcome in my home I live on a rural property with the owners house close by. I have cell coverage. I have Wi-Fi and a home phone local calls only.
    I am a retired Maori artist, writer and flax weaving tutor. I am a practitioner in Medicinal Cannabis and sell my products at the markets. I look forward to hearing of weaving stories from other countries. I enjoy learning Tai Chi

    Self help breakfast and lunch. dinner prepared. My preference is vegetarian type meals but do cook the occasional meat meal, very little knowledge of cooking meat.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    experience how people live in a remote area,

  • Help


    Helpers work would include:
    I have a variety of odd jobs in and around the house, use lawn mower for small lawn, small gardens
    I have been renovating my house and have jobs, some hammer and nail maintenance jobs, wallpapering painting sanding, Art projects. Some things are almost finished and some I haven’t started, I have lots of projects I would like help with.
    Four Hours of work each day: hours and days flexible!

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Maori: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Helpers will have a large double bedroom
    Very relaxing home in a peaceful remote area with rural view down a long valley.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    I live in the far north off the main Western Highway.
    KeriKeri Kaitaia, Kaikohe shopping centres are an hour’s drive. Three hours drive to the top of New Zealand to Cape Reinga and about three hours drive to Waipoua forest and the giant Kauri tree.
    It is Forty minutes to Kohukohu car ferry to Rawene the same to Ahipara and Ninety Mile Beach. One hour to Ngawha Springs the thermal hot pools.
    There is no public transport available in the area. It is a good central point for day travel and sightseeing if you have a car.

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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 hours a day, 5 days a week

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Host ref number: 467262329138