Join us on our farmstay for some gardening, building renovations in Kawakawa, New Zealand


New Zealand

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 Min stay requested: 1 week or less

  • Description


    Hello 🙂, We are a easy going family of four we enjoy getting to know people from all over the world and sharing experiences. Eugene is carpenter, Antoinette is a stay at home mum. Our interests are traveling, fishing, horticulture, baking and cooking. We love beaches. Our county block of land has horses and cows grazing an young fruit trees a converted cow shed (our house) near a stream with a swimming hole great views. There is a three kilometer bike track to the closes town.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house

  • 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 easy going ways there is strong Maori culture in our town. We have a love for the land and nature trying to be more self sufficient. You could visit and Paihia beach 15minutes drive to find out more about the history of New Zealand and Maori Culture.
    I am trained in horticulture and my husband in building we are happy to share knowledge.

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    Projects involving children

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  • Help


    We are seeking people willing to share there skills with us or try something new. We have many projects on the go. Including gardening, building renovation project.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent

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    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
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  • Accommodation


    We have a tent with a mattress and bedding your welcome to camp we have a shared bathroom. Basic cooking facilities. We provide three basic meals per day. We can take you up to the shops if you want to buy any extras. It would be good if people would stay a week or longer if possible.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are near to a bike track that goes down to the bay the opposite way goes to town. Explore our property relax fishing and swimming. We like to live life to the full.

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    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    Plenty of parking space

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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Host ref number: 891482132788