We are a retired married couple, living on the Karikari Peninsula.
Recently my wife Di was admitted into full time care .
Age is making it difficult to cope with the workload of the lifestyle block, with about 90 fruit trees, a vege garden, pruning, weeding, compost making, e cut our own firewood for heating and hot water.
There are many mature trees on the property,and we have access to a 10klm very private beach for long walks, swimming, and fishing. We are 45 klms from Kaitaia, and 40 klms from Coopers Beach.
Off the electricity grid, but have wireless internet with landline and cell phone coverage.
Cooking / shopping
Help in the house
Help with Computers / internet
We live on Maori Land, and can advise on some Maori Customs and Protocols..
There is a Chinese owned resort close by...
Experience Off-grid lifestyle, pros and cons.
Help with gardening issues, compost and firewood production, weeding, watering, and fishing.
Double bed room, plus a 20 ft caravan with double and single beds,
Hot showers from soft tank water, septic toilet.
We have Sky basic Ctv, and 120gb Broadband for communications..reception good on Vodafone .
Plenty of walks and water sports options.
Two long beaches close by...21 klm wide Raungaunu Bay to swim in from one,, and Doubtless Bay from the other..
International Standard 18 hole golf course , with restaurant,winery, and Skeet range available...
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
4 hrs, 5 days a week, plus fishing if boat is ok ,plus weather.