Come and help with Garden maintenance and creative outdoor projects on Langs Beach Farm, New Zealand

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  2019 

 Min stay requested: at least a week

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  • Description

    Description

    We, Suza, artist and Warwick, designer have made ourselves a new home closer to nature and are now learning to live a more sustainable, healthier lifestyle. We have 3 chickens, 7 lambs and 1 little dog and we are growing our own vegies and some fruit. Anyone who is a a keen gardener, house keeper, carpenter/builder to help us around the farm and/or architect/designer graduate to join our studio work is very welcome. You would be working 4 hours a day, share with us the challenges, the good fun and conversation and of course the yummy home grown food. Your land has ocean views, is only 7 min walking distance to the beach and includes farmland and native bush with a little waterfall. There is a cabin, compost dunny, tree shower, caravan kitchen, 3 meals a day, surfboards, internet, snorkelling and fishing gear for your use.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Apart from finding out how some New Zealanders spend their days, how they work, chill and think , travellers would learn how to garden, grow food and practise a simple sustainable lifestyle. There also is the opportunity to discover some practical construction, landscaping, cooking, art and design skills. If needed they could improve their English. They could have the opportunity to practise surfing and bush tracking.

  • Help

    Help

    The work is general garden and house maintenance, like weeding, planting and watering. Anyone with knowledge in construction is ALWAYS most welcome. Also we often have IT work,, helping with writing and editing our art proposals or photography, etc, depending on our workload your experience, interest or skills , there is always an interesting job ... If you are an independent thinker, practical, a good worker, love the outdoors and cope well with all sorts of weather conditions and a basic, simple sustainable lifestyle, we would love to hear from you!

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, German

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    There is a cabin and caravan with WIFi, hot shower, composting loo and camp kitchen, surfboards, wetsuits, snorkelling gear and fishing rods for your use.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There is a lovely little surf beach within walking distance and another 2 vast wild surf beaches only 15 min drive. Our land includes a large bush valley with swimming holes and waterfall and more bush is all around us were one could walk for days on end. There are cafes, shops and museums within 20 min drive. There is a surf school in summer only 15 min drive from here.

  • 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?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    4 hours per day or help one day fulltime with the next day off (Max 25 hours/week)

Langs Beach
Nina and Louis gardening
Woodworking with Martin and Kevin
Suza with Dixie
Inside Cabin
Tiling our BBQ
Sunrise
Banana Garden
Washing Day
Carlo, Arthus, Suza, Warwick and Sam
Surfing at Waipu Beach
Rainbow over our Studio
Cabin for our guests
View from our house
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