Come and help me in the garden and enjoy our beachfront community in Whanganui, New Zealand


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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

  • Description


    Hello there weary traveler. How are you going trapped in this beautiful South Pacific Island Paradise? The house is 500m from the majestic wild west coast Castlecliff beach. Just a walk down this iron-sand beach next to the giant negative ion geneator of the tasman sea and feel invigorated. come and do yoga at sunset in the sand-dunes. the house is an original 1958 native wood, stucco three bedroom classic. You will have your own bedroom, use of all facilities including bicycles and a surf kayak if you're brave. We have a tight little community here at the beach .Come and meet a whole bunch of cool people doing awesome things in Whanganui. there is the mighty Whanganui river that can be kayaked on a multi day camping adventure with multiple opperators. tarranaki surf highway to the north. Piwakawaka farm a sustainabe agriculture education centre up river. The nearest cafe is 300m away and the corner shop 325m.The local surfers faithful to home-brakes. i live on my own and am recouperating from a medical even earlier his year. i have lots of friends and neighbours around but two spare rooms going to waste. i need help with gardening basics like lawn mowing and weeding,decorating, shared house type cleaning and cooking and help with various art projects. come and join in, hang out and live at the beach.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    learn gardening basics, wood construction and help with various art projects including LED art, experience the epic beach, enjoy Whanganui's creative community, loan bicycles available and a surf kayak if you are brave. come and chill out at the beach for a while.

  • Help


    I'm looking for the right self motivated person/people with creative/practical skills. This is an opportunity to experience various creative and practical skills whilst living at the beach. I recon the perfect person would be in their 30s and want to stay for a month or so to get in the groove although any age or ability considered. Own vehicle preferred. Be kind rule applies, sense of humour and adventure required for additional shenanigans.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    i understand and speak a little French and German

  • Accommodation


    Own room with double bed in three bedroom house.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Enjoy the Epic Wild West Coast beach, Whanganui creative community and the wider area. multi night kayaking adventures are available on from opperators, the taranaki surf highway is to the north. local surfers love this home break. The nearest cafe is 300m away and the corner shop 325m

  • 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

    i have mobile wifi available

  • 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: 986789477485