Come enjoy some sun and surf on the beautiful East Coast of New Zealand

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New Zealand

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    02/06/2021

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  • Description

    Description

    2021 help needed from those currently in New Zealand.

    We are a family of 4 my husband (farmer) and I (teacher) and our 2 girls 8 & 10. We live on a sheep and beef farm on the East Coast. Looking for 1 or 2 people.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We live on a large sheep and beef farm, so if you want the opportunity to experience the workings of a real NZ farm. We have lots of pets you can hang out with (sheep, calves, pigs, horses and ponies). You can go on farm walks, ride a horse or just relax in the afternoons taking in the view. Visit one of the local beaches, borrowing a surfboard or fishing rod.
    I am also a primary school teacher part-time at the local school so opportunities to attend school activities or even visit are possible.

  • Help

    Help

    Most help usually in and around the garden, planting, weeding, cutting back and general garden maintenance. If weather isn't great outside, then help in the house and a bit of painting.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Own bedroom in family house with a queen bed. Three meals a day in return for 4 hours work in the morning, help yourself to breakfast and lunch and then I am happy to cook dinner unless you wish to.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Own transport is a must, as we are 45minutes from the main city Gisborne and there is no public transport and this allows you to explore what the area has to offer. The beautiful beaches of the East Coast are only minutes away, take a swim, surf or fish. The famous Tolaga Bay wharf is also only a 5 minute drive where you can take a walk down or if feeling brave jump off. Also, there is the Cooks Cove walk, which takes in a mixture of farmland and native bush not to mention views of the coast and sea.

  • 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?

    Two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    4 hrs a day, (flexible) shorter hours on the weekends

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