Farm, fishing, beach, food, family in Colville, coromandel

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New Zealand

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  • Description

    Description

    Hi I was a family of 2 adults and 4 children, I am now a solo mum with a 2 year old and 3 year old at home, a 19 year old heading overseas and a 14 year old son away at boarding school.

    PROJECTS WE WANT HELP WITH (we also own a sawmill so have access to timber)
    Garden Beds for veges
    Build a small cabin
    Build a childrens playhouse/ treehouse
    Renovate Bathroom
    Add on to house
    Firewood
    Paint window frames and stain house

    OTHER TASKS AVAILABLE
    Gardening, making new gardens and weeding existing
    Lawns
    Cooking
    Cleaning
    Helping with Children
    Helping organise house - kitchen cupboards etc.

    I ALSO WELCOME ANY ART PROJECTS TO BRIGHTEN UP OUR BACKYARD AND HOUSE

    We are happy to have a communal dinner, and food available for breakfast and lunch - which you may need to help yourselves too as I am busy with children in the morning.

    We have a list of jobs, chores and projects up on the wall and invite you to choose what you would like to do, and ask for 4 hours contribution per day and to be done at a time that works for you around your daily travel plans. We like open honest communication and will endeavour to rectify an issues that may arise, mostly we hope you enjoy your stay with us, I am very laid back and sociable. :)

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Language practice

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Help

    Help

    There is plenty of opportunity to help in different areas, childcare, gardening, farm work.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Option of a large caravan or sleepout with ensuite. Able to accommodate families.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Google Coromandel New Zealand and you will discover the amazing things you can do around the area, loads of beaches, fishing, great ranges to go trekking in, horse riding, surfing. It is a summer playground. There are also a lot of hippie communities that you can visit too. There is also a surf school about 1 hour away.

  • 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

    Maximum 3 hours a day, 5 days a week



Host ref number: 468615756663