Breige and frank live in the tuki tuki valley river region central hawkes bay new zealand 20 min from pacific ocean beaches 30 min from the kaweka and ruahini ranges mountain tracks.
15 min from waipawa village by car .
Living in a 100 acer property in our eco off grid pole barn home. Herb /vegetable/ tree/ flower / chicken hen /goat cattle/ sheep /all flourish in a warm gentle climate.
Our river nourisheses the land ,Full of fish surrounded by birds we think we live in Paradise.
We are folk musicians .We read .We swim .Hike .Bike.tennis.
We are totally outdoor people living largely off our food we grow.We live off grid which is hughely interesting for people who have never experienced .
Compost toilet.Rain water. no waste.....everything is recycled.welcom to our home shalom
we have lived untill 2015 travelling on our bicycles around the world with our tent .2019 walked 3 months in central France.
welcom fellow adventurers .
we speak a few words of german french spanish hebrew
Come an join us for a few weeks ....MUST BE AT LEAST 21 DAYS IN NEW ZEALAND BEFORE COMING TO US.REFRENCE PLEASE
DIY and building projects
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
An alternative world view on values of living
Skills to live sustainably even in an apartment in city!
The joy of living simply
Hard work !°! Can be Happy joyfull and deeply satisfying.
Increased good health 😊
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
Must be physically fit to do physical work and have experience before comi g to our home.
planting weeding dead head flowers
Harvesting and preserving fruit .wild berry picking on the river bank
Harvesting sea weed
Collecting pea straw /horse manure
Light building work
Carting hay / compost /horsemanuer/
Ability to drive a quad and trailer
Ability to use General farm tools .
Art projects for garden one with Breige
Keen to join in our community activities music .singing visiting friends sports....
Choices we offer Tent in garden by the trees cool beautifull views private spacious.
ROOM with a view
dry compost toilet
shower no soaps
Note we do not use any form of chemical soaps shampoos .
Food all from garden.
Host prepares evening meal.With your help.
Food is left out for helpyourself during the day.
Help is expected in evening meal prep and clean up.
WATER IS PRESERVED grey water system we have a book for visitors to read to understand how the off grid property works.
Sea beaches mountains swomming hiking music reading see internet ABOUT HAWKES BAY GOOGLE
We expect a coperative happy interested in our life person.
Keen to learn and Join in.
We will take you aout with us as we go about our daily lives.
Be keen to work laugh and live .
We have a flexible ! Routiene depends on the weather its a Farm in north island new zealand ....not a holiday resort!!!!!
We expect you to take care of yourself ie laundry cleaNing up after youself being on time and generally fitting in.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Maximum 25 hours / week