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We are an eco community consisting of 8 individually owned properties and a shared parcel of land. We care for the land together, which includes olive grove, fruit and nut orchards, native plantings, septic field, recreational areas, walking tracks and pond. With access to the Ruamahanga river. We strive toward permaculture principles- earth care, people care, fair share.
Types of help and learning opportunitiesHelp with Eco ProjectsGardeningDIY and building projectsAnimal CareGeneral Maintenance
UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve
Cultural exchange and learning opportunities
The community consists of 8 families from all different backgrounds. The ‘workaways’ will have interactions with all of these families. Different cultures, different food, different lifestyles.
We have some exciting projects in the pipeline such as a fire pit area, community garden for bulk crops, and wild flower meadow. There is always weeding and mulching to care for young plantings. Care of animals, planting, labour work like lifting or carting items, pruning, Working alongside community members.
Haitian Creole: Fluent
Private bedroom. bathroom may be shared with another ‘workaway’
What else ...
The property is only a 10 minute drive to Masterton town. There are mountain hikes and wine trails. 2 hour train to Wellington city.
A little more information
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Space for parking camper vans
This host can provide space for campervans.
How many Workawayers can stay?
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week