Come and live in a diverse and multinational community in Auckland, New Zealand


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  • Description


    Nestled in over 19 acres of tranquil, native New Zealand Bush, in Albany ,a North Shore suburb of Auckland. Our beautiful, community is host to many of the larger Yoga events and festivals in New Zealand as well as home to a thriving permanent community.

    We have a constant need for services spanning a range of diverse trades and skills that are essential to maintain the smooth running of our community and its events.

    This is a great opportunity to live in a beautiful natural environment in New Zealand and connect with amazing people from across the world.

    Please note; we enjoy a smoke, alcohol and drug free environment and the majority of our kitchens are vegetarian.

    Our Vision is to create a sacred place where we transform the way we relate with the land, each other and the planet, so that future generations will live in a healthier, harmonious, socially responsible, spiritually aware, regenerative world.

    We are searching for creative, positive and proactive Workaways to join our Family.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will benefit from living in a diverse and multi national community style with native NZ and Maori links, 30 min by bus from Auckland CBD and very close to the spectacular north shore beaches , Your chance to connect with New Zealand native bush in a beautiful and natural environment. Get to know people from all over the world and share experiences. Learn different skills and trade knowledge by helping in different groups.

  • Help


    Your help would involve maintaining a permanent society, known as permaculture. Your activities would include gardening, soil managment, composting, waste management, reusing materials, and connecting the garden to the kitchen. Also, due to the nature of the retreat centre, you would be able to attend community classes in yoga and meditation as well as have the opportunity to offer your own classes.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken


  • Accommodation


    Shared room, Caravans, cabins, tents and dorms.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    In your down time you can enjoy our beautiful gardens and bush tracks, chill in the lounge, hang out at our many different gatherings, get involved in yoga, join a music jam, learn a new craft, set up to teach something you know and much more.
    Also on Sundays you can use SPA and Sauna from 6pm to 9pm!

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    18 hours per week. Times vary

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