Looking for some extra help with the children and house chores in New Zealand


New Zealand

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 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

  • Description


    We are a family of four running a sheep and beef farm in beautiful north Otago .we have a 10month old son Bobby and a nearly 3 year old Daughter Isla we are two minutes from the river and beautiful mountains. Our local town is less than 30minutes away . Alongside our farming there will be work for my (erika) parents whom own a sheep shearing contracting business.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    Animal Care

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We can offer a very kiwi farming lifestyle experience. Our local area is rich in tourism activity from bike trails to ancient rock drawings ,we are passionate about people seeing and learning about the way we live and the history that has built our future .

  • Help


    Unfortunately I have broken my arm and am needing extra hands with helping care for my children , house work gardening and meal prepping .On days that we may be less busy there is opportunity to do similar work for my parents in there magnificent old home .

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Maori: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    You will be provided with your own double room with private acess to outside and all the modern comforts , a shared bathroom along with the family full house facilities. Breakfast lunch and dinner will be included and will be a main tast for you to help with .

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are semi remote
    So a full driver license is a must to be able to get around . There will be access to a vehicle to get around in .we live quite a busy life and need someone that can jump on board and go with the flow .

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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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 964991825185