CARPENTERS AND GARDENERS WANTED!!
Kia Ora. We have a section on the outskirts of Lake Hawea township which is a 20 minute drive north of Wanaka. If you have transport that makes it much easier. We have one daughter, Minnie, who is 16 (2021). My husband Fin is a woodcraftsman. (He was a buddhist monk (Theravada tradition) for 17 years who still meditates). Skilled or unskilled help for Fin is great. Other jobs could be in the veggie garden, planting trees, general section maintenance, housework or cooking. I am a professional singer, marriage celebrant, support worker, puppeteer and Cook. We look forward to meeting you and you enjoying the beautiful area we live in. We would like a trial period of one night to make sure everone gets on! We are easy-going but we like enthusiastic, friendly people who can work too! You will be expected to act as a guest in our home i.e. everyday chores (dishes) in addition to your time. Please give us some warning of your arrival via email. WE WOULD PREFER SOME GLOWING REFERENCES ABOUT YOU E.G. INITIATIVE, THOUGHTFULNESS AND HARD-WORKERS!! Kiaora! We are very keen on musicians, builders, gardeners, great cooks and spanish-speakers! We have dog and cat. No smokers please.
We have ride-on kayaks and bikes (in varying states of disrepair) you're welcome to use!
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
We are unique 'kiwis' (like everyone else!) keen to meet travellers and show them some NZ culture!
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Builders or gardeners are our favourite! What skills do you have?
This host offers a language exchange
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Room is detached from main house - bathroom is in main house. Wi-fi limited.
Lots of walking, climbing, kayaking, biking, swimming and skiing opportunities in this area.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
This host can provide space for campervans.
This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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