Help out with a veggie garden and general maintenance in Auckland and Bay of Islands, New Zealand

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  • Description

    Description

    This is living the dream on a beatiful farmlet in the Bay of Islands. Close to everything and too many adventures to be had. aLso have a home 200m from beach in Auckland
    I am a retired Naturopath and Osteopath and well traveled myself. I volunteered in 2 projects in Africa .. It was amazing...
    My partner Joe is American, on his way to becoming a Kiwi. He has recently retired after 25yrs as a State Trooper... He is a regular genius. Not your regular Bloke. Loves hiking, wine making, bee keeping, flying and guitar.
    We both love the out doors, beaches & diving, gardening, outdoors, art, refurbishing, music, dancing, Joe is a keen distance hiker.
    Pashionate about Creating beautiful environments, relationships & things. This project is almost complete ie turning this exquisite farmlet, that is 4km from gorgeous Keri Keri to its former glory and better...
    It has been so much fun with the various visitors and acheivements
    I also retain my beach house in Manly Beach in Ak and will go back there sometimes to see family.
    You might like to check out my 100% rating for my Manly Beach and Kerikeri hosting over the last 10 years.

    Tasks here range from cleaning, farm maintenance, gardening, building, art projects, computor help, organising me.....etc
    We have chickens, and Kat.
    We eat healthy and are into a sustainable lifestyle where possible.
    There is a double room at the other end of the house and we supply meals in the week. You can pitch in with the cooking as you wish. The weekends are yours to go explore.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We provide a lot of local knoweledge. Have bikes you can borrow and as much as we can assist you we will.

  • Help

    Help

    It is just a pitch in situation with vege garden, general maintenance.
    A builder would be great as there are a lot of HANDYMAN type jobs that require
    There will also be an upfurb retail project under way in the future

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Great Kiwi farm house 5 mins from Keri Keri.
    Sunny double bedroom

    When I go back to Ak if you want to come I also have a Huge Comfortable Kiwiana Beach House on huge section
    It is clean, spacious,light and 200m to beautiful Manly beach and the water is warm.
    Both properties have indoor/outdoor living. with decks.
    A comfortable room and everything supplied

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The Bay of Islands has a thousand Famous stunning possibilities. It is a $40 bus ride from central Auckland
    My favorite part of NZ since a child
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    In Ak there is a good bus service to surrounding area and express buses to Auckland City.
    Albany is close by and Warkworth and norther beaches under an hour away... Such fun !!!

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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