***UPDATE JAN 7th Am currently looking for an experienced person who can repaint our van offering payment please contact me if interested I will require a reference of previous work.
*Also looking for a French tutor exchange only
Our place is 13 acres on the edge of the Waitakere Ranges surrounded by bush, a permaculture project in progress! We have animals, gardens and a local plant medicine based business that supports community organizations bringing good change for the planet. I am a herbalist, love sailing, and the water, do massage therapy and do Plant medicine courses for people in the bush. We are looking
The area we live in is beautiful, very remote feeling for being so close to Auckland ) 45 min drive) and is walking distance to the beach and the forest.
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help with Eco Projects
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
Language exchange, having a time being very much in nature (we have a tipi and camping), sometimes there is an opportunity to go for a sail, and a little about edible and medicine plants!
Gardens, plant and seaweed harvesting , firewood chopping (previous experience with a chainsaw is really great), weeding trees, computer work, cooking, cleaning, enjoying
Tipi or little hut in the bush or you are also welcome to glamp in a giant tent on our land.
The little hut is cozy, has a double bed in it and plenty of light.
The tipi is beautiful, close to the bush and you can light a fire in it. Super beautiful.
Local beaches Armour Bay, Cornwallis and a couple more. There are some buses to Titirangi (art gallery etc) and local beaches In walking distance. There are plenty of bush tracks with rivers and beautiful views that you can walk to as well.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
5 hours a day, 5 days a week