I am very blessed to live at Taipa in the beautiful far north of the North Island on a 1.72 hectare lifestyle block within easy driving distance to the beautiful beaches of Taipa, Cable bay and iconic Pohutukawa lined Coopers beach.
Cape Reinga, Spirits Bay and the giant sand dunes at Te Paki are a 2 hour drive.
An easy commute [20 minutes] to Kaitaia and plenty of gorgeous beaches to explore along the way.
Character filled Kaitaia Saturday market recommended for amazing locally grown coffee, fresh garden produce, and freshly baked bread & happy vibe.
Mangonui village short drive with lovely cafes/restaurants, art gallery promoting local artists to explore.
I share my home with a wide variety of animal friends including:
Dogs Ella, Willow & Mr Snuggles
Cats Spider, Fliss & Moose
Kune kune pigs Oscar & Boris [friends not food!]
Geese Jethro, Ellie Mae & Lulu [have their own lily pond]
Ponies Pokie, Nikau & Twinkle Donkey
4 Bantams & a collection of wild Mallard ducks who are very comical & have decided it's a pretty cool place to chill out at !
Would love to meet people willing to help out for a few hours each day in exchange for accommodation/meals.
Perhaps you could share your cooking skills ,conversations, laughter along the way at Te Papa Rangimarie -translation "My peaceful place"
Look forward to hearing from you ,
My home/property is ideally situated as a base for exploring the beautiful natural wonders of Far North New Zealand and its cultural history /diversity.
I am looking for help around my property including gardening aim to grow as much of my own fruit & vegetables as possible].
General maintenance of grounds, tree planting, mulching of existing gardens, mowing lawns, animal care, painting interior re decoration & also re staining exterior of house.
My home is log cabin style with separate[but attached to main dwelling] sleepout with queen sized bed and one king single bed.
Sleepout has own toilet ,fridge, electric jug.
Main bathroom within main dwelling with shower, bath, toilet that is for your use.[I have own separate bathroom]
House is open plan with good size lounge/dining kitchen.
Also large covered patio/BBQ for outside dining experience.
Wi Fi available.
Cell phone reception can vary but texting ok.
I am a very cruisy person.
Very blessed to be living in such a beautiful environment and wanting to share this with like minded people who share values of mutual respect for the environment ,& especially for me, my home & my animal family.
Plenty of sightseeing to enjoy.
Would be ideal if you had your own transport to make the most of your time here.
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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