Help on our farm and experience the real kiwi lifestyle on the Kailua Coast, New Zealand

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New Zealand

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    08/06/2020

 
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  • Description

    Description

    We are a typical 5th generation New Zealand family, well travelled and would like to welcome some like minded globetrotters to our farm who would love to help and have a hands on approach. Who would like to experience the real "kiwi lifestyle"!

    A large coastal property South of Auckland, overlooking the Firth of Thames. We have a Simmental & Angus Stud Farm, we farm Red Deer, South African Boer Goats, Sheep, Appaloosa and Quarter Horses, German Shepherds, we have ducks, wild peacocks, wild turkeys and wild canadian geese on our dam pond. We also have Bee hives and are increasing our bee keeping and all related organic matters, the whole natural food chain. We have native kauri and glades, waterfalls and streams running throughout the farm, which starts off light undulating and moves back to the hills, which are the highest in the area with magnificent 360 views. We are a self sustaining farm.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Animal Care
    Language practice
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Our farm would be ideal for anyone wanting to improve their english skills, getting to know our way of life and work habits and knowledge. We have a lot of knowledge to share about all of our pedigree top class animals, farming, gardening, culture, and the unlimited possibilities. For Horse Lovers - ideal to break in and/or handle young horses.

  • Help

    Help

    The help required is farm help, house help, gardening, cleaning, organic practices and new ideas.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    A separate self sustained cottage on the farm, next to the farmhouse!

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Our central location overlooks the Kaiaua Coast, Bird Sanctuary, Firth of Thames, the Coromandel Ranges, Hauraki Plains. Close range to Pokeno and Pukekohe and 50 mins from Auckland CBD. We have the Maramarua Golf Course 10 minutes away, Hunua Ranges, Beaches, beautiful ponds on the farm, horse treks available. Unlimited opportunities.

  • 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?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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