Work exchange, volunteering in the Bush in New Zealand


New Zealand

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    ***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.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Charity Work
    Language practice
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    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!

  • Help


    Gardens, plant and seaweed harvesting , firewood chopping (previous experience with a chainsaw is really great), weeding trees, computer work, cooking, cleaning, enjoying

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Spanish: Beginner

  • Accommodation


    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.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    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.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 744329593971