I live in a small village (pop 600) in the North Island of New Zealand/Aotearoa. I am from the local iwi/tribe Ngati Rangitihi. I am a creator of stone sculptures, jewellery and many other things. I have chickens, 2 cats and a dog. I have been renovating my little house and the gardens. I am an organic gardener and eco activist. My extended family live close by and the Pacific Ocean is a 5 minute walk away and the bush is as well. I can offer unique local knowledge and experiences.
Cooking / shopping
Help in the house
Help with Computers / internet
I can offer you local insight into Maori culture, visit my local marae and impart my knowledge of the world of Maori, as well as sharing unique experiences.
I need help with painting, building, picking and preserving fruit, gardening and paving and general cleaning up
English, Basic te reo/Maori
I have a small bach, this will be the accommodation. I have an organic vegetable garden as well as a orchard, free range eggs from my chickens. I would love to try some of your cooking, there will be food available for breakfast and lunch.
There are many local tourist attractions within an hours drive of my house. The public transport is not that great but the beach is a short walk away and Whakatane is a 15 minute drive away, I'm happy to drop you off there to take in the sights and shops.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week