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  • Country: New Zealand
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We are three. A couple with a 8 year old son. Our paradise is 9 acres 40 minutes drive Northwest of Auckland, near a small village called Waimauku. The 9 acres is set on a hill sandwiched between two large beef farms. 6 of our 9 acres is protected ......

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We are on a small property midway between Invercargill and Riverton, Southland. We are beginning our second season developing a garden based on the principles outlined in JM Fortier's 'Market Gardener' book blending in methods used by Richard ......

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Hi travellers, Currently able to host someone from About 20th September. We are a family of 5 with pet animals and big house and gardens. We live in the countryside. We always appreciate a bit of help around the place. In exchange for your wonderful ......

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If being around a whole pack of slobbering, cuddly Labradors, each with their own personality and quirks, sounds like your kind of heaven, please come join us! We are an American couple who moved to New Zealand several years ago. Our 8 acre ......

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We are a busy couple with a wicked sense of humor . we are quite self sufficient , I have an interest in music and play a couple of instruments ( badly ). we do not get involved with internships or visa applications.Due to the increasing risk of ......

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Hi there Thank you for stopping by ;) We live in a beautiful farmhouse in Goughs Bay, 20-minute drive from Akaroa. We have a one year old girl who is a lot of fun. If you love animals you’ll love our place, dogs, chickens, ducks, friendly sheep ......

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LAST MINUTE Hey, we did some tough landscaping so far on the new field and we need help now with laying the cardboard on the ground and the compost on top. Same method as Charles Dowding's no dig. And then we can start planting ! Any help very ......

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i have 20 acres bush block with sea views a beautiful spot to chill out i have a loving family both kids live in auckland Tom being a electrician and Emma a nurse 2 sisters live local as well both have amazing places to live as well i work at the ......

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We are a fun family of four. Always busy doing something. Our 9 year old and 7 year old are lots of fun and very social. They both go to the school down our street. Regan runs an Internet company and Lisa teaches Kids Yoga and is studying writing.

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After 24 years away on international adventures Alistair has returned home to New Zealand, and bought the family with him! Alistair met his American wife, Karin, in Bolivia where they lived together for 20 years. Their two teenaged sons were born in ......

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Hello! We are an international couple with three children who moved to the Bay of Islands In 2017. We bought a beautiful property 15 minutes outside Kerikeri and are in the process of building an eco straw bale house, creating a permaculture garden ......

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Hi there, Kia Ora, Welcome to our Rewilding Project in New Zealand's Far North. We are a group of 7 people, 3 adults and 4 children. Recently we moved onto a 7-acre, 30+ year old certified organic orchard near the town of Kaitaia. This region is ......

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We are a small spiritually orientated community and forest retreat living in close connection with nature. We are passionate about natural health and healing ,(growing organic veges and medicinal herbs on the land ) yoga and meditation, sustainable ......

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Hi, we are a couple who enjoy meeting people from other walks of life. We live on a lifestyle block about 38 kms north of Christchurch and need help with some chores/work around the garden and lifestyle block. We enjoy hearing about people's ......

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Highlights: - Peaceful and beautiful lifestyle property with waterfalls, ponds and streams - Friendly animals to meet, and wild birds galore - Brand new home - Helpers get their own private bedroom and bathroom - Opportunity to work with animals - ......

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In return for your help you will be welcome in my home I live on a rural property with the owners house close by. I have no cell phone coverage. I have Wi-Fi and a home phone local calls only. I am a retired Maori artist, writer and flax weaving ......

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We live in a rural area, 15 minutes from Whangarei / Kamo. We are renovating an old cottage on our property to make into a bed and breakfast with a studio to host visiting artists. We can use any skills and what you don't know we will show you! ......

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Our place is situated in the Marlborough Sounds, half-way on the beautiful Nydia Track. It is a peaceful paradise for hikers and mountain bikers. We are accessible by walking (5h from Havelock or Duncan Bay) or by boat (1h from Havelock) Our daily ......

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1.5 acres bush in scenic reserve, with kiwi, weka, tui and other native birds, minutes away from beaches and the charming village of Russell. Your accommodation is a Tiny House with ecologically sensitive and green systems. If you'd like to spend ......

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Hello Workawayers, I am situated at beautiful Coopers Beach in Doubtless Bay, Northland. Throughout the year, I have a variety of tasks generally for 1-2 weeks both indoors and outdoors e.g. gardening, cleaning the water tank (I hire a pump), ......


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