Come and stay and help at our unique home away from home in Oamaru, New Zealand


New Zealand

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    Oamaru New Zealand, Help out in the Orchard, and Grounds maintaining our lovely Retreat.
    The Retreat is set in the Country side, 12km from Weston - 15 klm From the Center of Oamaru itself. Set around a Church over 100 years old, in amazing grounds. With an Orchard, established trees.

    All facilities of the Retreat Home are open to you. inc a Fully fitted Kitchen, bathroom and laundry. Communal living area, wifi Ample grounds for parkup, right on the Alps to Ocean cycle route for the enthusiast.
    We are a home away from home, Owners Live and work Onsite, join us and enjoy a relaxed atmosphere. Helping out as we both have health issues and now require some help around the place.

    We are not a business in any way, we enjoy sharing our unique home with others.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco Projects

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Oamaru is a cultural place on its own with a vast array of nationalities events and places to explore. We offer our home to others as part of our philosophy of our open door policy, this is not a business its our home. We share our lifestyle with others as we enjoy learning from them about their journey.

  • Help


    We offer to share our home, we need help with the Grounds, basic gardening to Raised Vege gardens and Orchard care, also various building projects around the place to helping maintain our lovely grounds.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    House Truck Accommodation Double bed ( Steps to Climb!) All bedding provided. Basic but all Facilities inc in house. Will need own transport as is 20 mins out of Oamaru!

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The south island of NZ offers everything from the Alps2Ocean Cycle track to the Blue/Yellow eyed Penguins. Mountain treks, the Fiordlands/ Caitlands of the Southwest and east. Oamaru is central with easy access across the Island. Wine country to Fruit picking, famous for bungee jumping and skiing, A few hours from Queenstown and Wanaka, the Lakes and much more.

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • Can possibly acccept pets

    Can possibly acccept 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

    Maximum 4 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 897865588613