My name is Connor, and I live with my Father (Tony). We live in a small coastal village called Pukenui in the Far North of New Zealand. Summer here can get very hot and mostly sunny, so we tend to spend a lot of time Fishing, Diving, Swimming and exploring all the beautiful beaches, waterfalls, rock-pools, and surf spots around our area. We enjoy what our natural environment has provided. We live quite a simple and quiet life, making time for our work, outdoors, friends, and down-time. Tony is a very skilled tradesmen, and I am slowly learning these skills while I am living here as we find work help our community. I travel quite often with the help of workaway, and we have enjoyed hosting travelers through other websites.
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help with Eco Projects
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
When staying with us you will have the oppourtunity to learn some new practical skills depending what you decide to get involved in, e.g vehcile maintanence, building, planting, fishing, diving, and advice and information about our favourite or most suitable places for you to explore while you are in New Zealand.
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
Pukenui Primary School: We live right next to the local school of about 100 children. We are often helping with the maintence and upkeep of the school ground, especially over summer holidays. We ensure the pool is clean and safe to swim in etc.
House: There are a few projects around the house that we would love some help with including, planting, painting, general maintenace and cleaning.
Cooking: In our house we each have a night when we cook dinner, so the same applies for our guests.
We can potentially find paid work for you.
We have a spare room in our house with a double bed, as well as a caravan and lawn space for camping. You will have access to our kitchen, shower, lounge, washhouse and dryer.
There is a small supermarket, Bar and takeaway food 2 minutes walk away, and a small town/city 30 minutes drive away for anything else you need. There is not public transport here so you will need a car to get around, otherwise you can join us in our cars when we are going out, You will also have access to our surfboards, wetsuits, Dive gear, Fishing Rods, Wifi, TV etc.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two
20 hours per week, you choose when you want to do them.