Come and enjoy the city of Dunedin and help restore organic vegetable gardens and property, New Zealand


New Zealand


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  • Description


    Hi I'm Maureen, a friendly and young at heart woman, of middling age. I teachand write about sustainable living and am passionate about nature. I love to find out more about long term travellers and their adventures. I would love some help to restore organic vegetables to my garden again. and to tidy up the property. I would also appreciate Spanish speakers to help me with my Spanish!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Learn about sustainable living, and share what you know.
    Enjoy Dunedin with its historic buildings, lovely beaches and walks.

  • Help


    Much pruning. Some training of fruit trees. Weeding. Reestablishing organic vegetable beds. Tree maintenance. Some general maintenance skills appreciated. Possibly some help to restore native vegetation at local reserve.

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    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Beginner

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  • Accommodation


    Bedroom in suburban house. Single bed. Bedding and towels provided.

    Ingredients for food provided mostly basic vegetarian ingredients eg oats for breakfast, rice, beans, lentils, eggs, cheese, bread, potatoes, vegetables and fruit. Some days we can cook together, some days you will cook for yourself. I can provide simple recipes if needed. If there's anything you particularly crave, please let me know, we can probably make it! I live with flatmates and a cat.

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    Bus stop 5 minutes walk away leaves every 30 minutes to 1 hour. $2 flat fee no matter where you go in Dunedin.

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    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

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    Hours expected

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

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Host ref number: 573176723416