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Join our eco-community in Masterton, New Zealand

  • New Zealand
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  • Last activity: 08/02/2023



 Min stay requested: at least a week



  • Description


    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 opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    General Maintenance
  • 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
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    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.

  • Help


    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.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Haitian Creole: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Private bedroom. bathroom may be shared with another ‘workaway’

  • What else ...

    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

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 522398488156



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