Help out on the Karikari Peninsula, New Zealand. In the garden, watering and fishing.

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New Zealand

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a retired married couple, living on the Karikari Peninsula. 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.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Elderly Companion
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    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

    Help

    Help with gardening issues, compost and firewood production, weeding, watering, and fishing.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    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 Broadband for communications..reception good on Vodafone .

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    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...

  • 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

  • ...

    Hours expected

    4 hrs, 5 days a week, plus fishing if desired

Sunset
Milkyway view from our garden












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