Gardening, Projects,Landscaping in Auckland, New Zealand

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  • Description

    Description

    I am a passionate beekeeper and a semi serious gardener.
    My husband and I run a large fruit orchard and 2 hot houses for vegetables and flowers plus two huge gardens. I also run 16 beehives and a bee club for 120 members.
    In our free time we chill on the beach with our 4 y.o. grandson

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Babysitting / child care
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Other
    Help in the house
    Art project

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will learn about manual labour tools,orchards, flowers, fruit,vegetables, harvesting and fruit

  • Help

    Help

    All aspects of Gardening, WEEDING LOTS AND LOTS of WEEDING Fruit picking, planting vegetables & flowers, harvesting, and cooking . We work in ALL weather conditions and in all seasons

    Helpers live together so house chores are SHARED BY EVERYONE and should be done spontaneously plus your mother is not travelling with you :). If you do not share chores you will be asked to leave.

    Housework must be done regularly and house inspection for cleanliness/tidiness are carried out

    YOU WILL NEED A PAIR OF GARDENING GLOVES and BOOTS !!!

    ABSOLUTELY No SMOKING allowed on the any of the properties

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English Italian Spanish

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Own accommodation with SHARED bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen and relaxation area.

    Accommodation and food are provided in exchange for 5 hrs work 5 days a week .

    There is NO washing machine but there is a laundry service in Warkworth town (20 min by bus)

    Free access to internet wifi in return for a baked cake / cookies /bread :)

    You are required to keep your accommodation clean and tidy (beds made, personal items put away) Vacuum cleaning regularly
    Kitchen clean - dirty plates washed and put away- work bench clear - rubbish removed regularly - recycling done correctly - bathroom and toilet cleaned - shower glass cleaner “squeegie” used after EVERY shower !

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    From Auckland take a bus to Warkworth and then a local bus to MATAKANA - Omaha . By car follow directions along State Highway 16
    We are 10 min from Omaha beach and in the vicinity are Tawharanui Reserve - Goat Island Marine Sanctuary - Sawmill Brewery, Leigh, Matheson Bay , Matakana and Warkworth .... there is a bus service to Warkworth /Auckland every hour and loads of bicycle tracks, good restaurants, galleries and a NZ BEST cinema in Matakana

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week




























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