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I live in quiet green area of Auckland. Live in an original old villa on the slopes of a dead volcano in a 52 acre parc. It is at the edge of central Auckland. 6 km from the center and 13 km to the airport. Easy communication with public transport to centre of Auckland. I keep chickens and have a 10 year old rescue greyhound. She is very gentle.
I am retired but am still working some days a week and look after my grand children, My work involves textiles and painting (art),
Types of help and learning opportunitiesGardeningDIY and building projectsGeneral MaintenanceHelp around the houseAnimal Care
Cultural exchange and learning opportunities
Staying with creative artistic positive energetic retired Lady and her visiting family with Dutch heritage. Cooking and eating together. Having a nice conversation. Learning from textile artist. Spending time with professional quilter and learning about it.
Keep the house tidy, walk a dog Annie twice a day, feed and clean after 8 chickens, water plants, clean the swimming pool, take care of the garden, emptying and painting the room, grass cutting, house sitting (occasionally).
Help 25 hours per week, 5 hours daily during 5 days and 2 days off or 4 hours daily 6 days and 1 day off.
We eat and prepare food together. Once per week you would be expected to cook a dinner. Would be lovely to eat you national dish.
You are expected to help cleaning after meals.
First 3 days 2 nights is a trail period. Afterwards you will be requested to stay or leave. Normally you would need to try really hard to be asked to leave my house.
Private room with bathroom. Use swimming pool after work.
What else ...
Visit Auckland and surroundings.
Go to the numerous beaches,
Take a boat Waihiki Island
A little more information
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
How many Workawayers can stay?
5 hours a day, 5 days a week, 25 hours weekly