We are a vineyard, commercial apiary (Beekeepers) and small farm. We have all sorts of animals including horses. We are looking for a single or a couple to come and stay with us to help out in the vineyard, some pruning, weeding gardens and general tidying. All work is outdoors, so you must be fit, physically capable, have good footwear, and like being outside. We have a cafe/restaurant onsite, so there are always lots of people coming and going! We will provide top quality meals and excellent accomodation in return for your help. Must have your own transport as we are rurally located. Our property is smoke free
Vineyard, commercial honey production, farming and rural practices in our area, how a small family business operates in New Zealand. We can show our guests our area, on our days off we spend lots of time horse riding, hunting, fishing, diving and enjoying all the exciting outdoor activities NZ has to offer! (This is weather and season dependant)
Work in vineyard (General viticultural work)
Beekeeping work - Generally shed jobs, building woodwork, preparing for honey harvest.. unless you are a beekeeper and can teach us a thing or two!!
Farm work - Weed removal, fencing, tidying sheds etc
Cleaning - Inside/outside buildings
Gardening - Around buildings and the grounds
All our jobs are outside, so please remember you will need some appropriate clothing. Beekeeping in a tuxedo or heels is hard work.
English and Australian
We have a private cabin with ensuite and kitchenette, which overlooks the river.
We can assist with local knowlege of the area and are happy to help out wherever possible.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week. We will provide excellent accomodation and all meals required!