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Come and join our busy young family home in Dunedin, New Zealand

  • New Zealand
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  • Last activity: 27 Feb 2023




  • Description


    Hi there!

    We are a young family who seem to always have a project on the go. We are teachers and property managers for short term accommodation, also currently looking at the potential of setting up a Glamping site in Dunedin. We have 3 young children, aged 4, 2, and our 3rd was born in January this year. We also have a friendly labrador/collie.

    We need people who are sensible, open-minded, have initiative, but are not afraid to ask questions if they are unsure about anything.

    We look forward to hearing from you!

    Simon, Sacha and family.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Art Projects
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We are always keen to show people around Dunedin and give people a 'local experience'. We want to make sure you have a good time while you are in Dunedin. We are also willing to share our knowledge of Maori culture and customs.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    We are looking for people to:

    A) Help us is our own home - things like cooking / cleaning / gardening and yard-work / dog-walking / maintenance / helping us with projects around the house. We are also open to creative projects.

    We are always keen to embrace people's individual skills and interests.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Maori: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    We can accommodate 2 people (in a King bed) in our own home. You will have your own bedroom and ensuite - this space is let out at times (but we purposely only take bookings sparingly). We insist the kids stay out of these areas. You will have access to our lounge, "playroom", kitchen and laundry.

    During the winter, we may be able to accommodate up to 4 people in one of our other properties that are otherwise let out. You would have the entire house to yourself.

    We will provide all meals and accommodation in exchange for 4-5 hours of work per person, per night.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The most important thing for us is that our guests are comfortable working in a responsible manner in an environment with young children.

  • 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

  • ...

    Hours expected

    4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 883983978681

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