We live in Te Anau, right on the doorstep of Fiordland National Park
We have 2 young children a 5 and 2 year old and a dog. We try and grow as much produce as possible in our small garden using organic principles. We are often looking for volunteers to help out with childcare, gardening and property maintenance. We have had several volunteers come and stay with us over the last year and love the cultural exchange and the opportunity to learn about other peoples culture and food. We can only host 1 person at a time.
Babysitting and creative play
Help around the house
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We are true blue kiwis and enjoy sharing history and knowledge about New Zealand. I am a passionate cook/chef so if you wish to learn about baking sourdough bread or making as much as possible from scratch I am very happy to share.
Work required is mainly childcare, gardening and property maintenance. Ideally we would like someone with gardening and childcare experience.
Accommodation is a backyard caravan. Bathroom is shared with the family. We live within walking distance of Te Anau town center. All meals provided in exchange for approx 5 hours work per day. We only have room for a single so please do not apply if you are a couple.
Te Anau is a town on the South Island of New Zealand. It’s known as a gateway to Fiordland National Park and Milford Sound. The region is home to endangered, flightless takahē birds and abundant trout in Lake Te Anau. Te Anau Caves feature a limestone grotto of glowworms and an underground waterfall. To the southwest, the Kepler Track winds through beech forests, glacial valleys and mountains.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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