Help out a cosy hostel in Taranaki, New Zealand


New Zealand

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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

  • Description


    We have a recently refurbished homely hostel providing quality budget accommodation only a short stroll from the city and its many attractions. Located next to the Te Henui Walkway enjoy scenic bush views, native birdsong and the rippling of the Te Henui river while being close to New Plymouth city action and attractions, including the award winning Coastal Walkway, Taranaki's favourite museum Puke Ariki, Art Galleries such as the Govett Brewster and plentiful shopping, cafes and bars. Please only apply if you are wanting to work within the next month, I am not able to commit to far in future.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Help in the house
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We have a relaxed homely hostel, set in nature, with river walks and the city park and free zoo nearby. A free herb garden, guest bikes and unlimited WiFi. Taranaki was voted 2nd best region to visit in Lonely Planet 2017, come and see for yourself.

  • Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

  • Help


    Cleaner and receptionists required to clean a cosy hostel in New Plymouth. This is a part time role for 10 hours a week (2 hours a day). Payment will be agreed before arrival. You will be changing bed linen, cleaning bedrooms, toilets and showers, and also cleaning the kitchen and the lounge. This is a live in position with accommodation provided in our staff dorm.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    This is a live in position with accommodation provided. There is a cosy shared lounge and kitchen available and a hot drink selection. There is a staff dorm available with a comfortable bed.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Surfing, hiking, mountain walks, baking, beach walks, visit free city park and free zoo and museum nearby.

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected


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Host ref number: 534233715269