We are a well travelled, young at heart New Zealanders and love meeting other travellers. We share our time living and working in Auckland and Motueka and travelling overseas. In our younger years we travelled and worked around the world for 5 years.
DIY and building projects
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
Dianne is a Celta trained Esol teacher with private students and group classes and has taught English in Italy. She speaks good Italian, less German and even less French, and loves the opportunity to help foreigners with their English. Wayne works as a tour guide from Auckland, an avid Rugby Fan and Trout Fisherman. We know our country well and love sharing our knowledge with others to help them enjoy it to the full.
At the moment we are looking for general maintenance, sanding and painting the inside and outside of our house, but if you are a builder or a plumber we will find some tasks for you! There is also gardening tasks to be done. We are offering the house as holiday accommodation so everything needs to be finished to a high standard
You will have a single or double room with shared bathroom and kitchen facilities. We will ensure that you are comfortable and warm and we'll provide an evening meal if you are around and provisions for a simple breakfast and lunch.
We are only asking for 4hours work a day and weather permitting you can start at 7am, finish at 11am and spend the rest oft the day exploring this magnificent part of the country. Sometimes we can make the main meal lunch so you don’t feel pressure to rush back in the evening.
Motueka is the gateway to Abel Tasman National Park, there is a coastal walkway nearby. Our house is on the main road and a short walk to town, with great cafes and adventure tourism closeby.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two
Maximum 4 hours a day, 5 days a week