Our names are John and Laura, James and Liz and the 2 kids, Pam and Richard, Wayne and Snow, we live In OREWA AUCKLAND, in a Native Forest.
We would love help, as we are building a new laundry. There are some other chores in the house, garden and forest - eg. strimming, spraying weeds. We ask our helpers for 4 hours' help for every night they stay, in exchange for accommodation and 3 meals a day. (We provide the food- you cook it in your kitchenette) We live on a hill where there is no public transport, so a car would be better for you. You are most welcome to stay about 2 weeks, or longer if it suits us all. Free Wifi is also available. You will have your own separate private cabin accommodation.
We are close to the beach, coffee shops and minutes from the highway North and to Auckland. The forest is beautiful and we are a friendly group of people living in a cooperative community.
Help with Eco Projects
DIY and building projects
Orewa is a very beautiful place with good beaches. There are lots of great hikes and walks in National parks close by. Also lots of shops and cafes. Our own forest is ancient and beautiful. You will find all the older people who live here are very kind. You will learn about forest conservation and the New Zealand lifestyle.
Learn to build the New Zealand house also a very little digging - planting native trees. Strimming (weed whacker machine) Spraying. Other general garden work and sometimes other maintenance jobs and projects.
A pretty cabin with a kitchenette. double bed, almost in the forest. The bathroom is a short walk away.
SWIMMING POOL, HOT SPA POOL, Laundry. You do your own shopping and cooking in your kitchenette.
SWIMMING POOL, SPA POOL. Little FOREST WALK, BICYCLES, RESORT type grounds at Woofer cabin. We are on a hill so it is 2 km to the bus stop in Orewa village. Many nearby beaches. Okura Valley Hike. Wenderholme Park on beach. Shakespear Park on beach. Lots to see in Auckland!
Please- we expect some very hard and concentrated work from our Wwoofers- it's just 4 hours a day, then all the rest of the time is your own. Time off for 2 days every about 5 days. But probably not always on Saturday and Sundays.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
This host can provide space for campervans.
Maximum 4 hours a day, 5 days a week
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