Homestays, Volunteering & Working Holidays in New Zealand

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  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 13
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Come & help us at our homely hostel in central Nelson and meet other travellers from all over the world!. We have one helper leaving in the next week or so. Please only contact us if you're available now or in the next week. We are a 5 to 10 ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 20
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hi We can accomodate one person at level 3 soon. We are a family of 5 with pet animals and big house and gardens. (This is not a ‘farm’) We always appreciate a bit of help around the place. In exchange for your wonderful help.... You will have a ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 4
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Our working farm is located in a serene valley near Blenheim. We have cows and horses, along with a changing assortment of visiting native wildlife. We are always looking to improve the property and so tasks we select for workaway purposes have ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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so a wee bit about us...We have two children 2 and 4 years old as well as two pet dogs and a working dog to help move stock. We have sheep, beef, pigs and chickens that we breed and raise to eat. We also have a large poly tunnel for growing ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 38
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Please note in the winter guests need to be flexible. Sometimes we cannot work in the rain so may need to do a bit extra on fine days instead. If you are intending to be a workaway all NZ winter it's a good idea to get yourself a pair of waterproof ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 2
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Hiya! I'm Cyrus, I live by myself and manage the parents Motel here at Waihi Beach. I love to meet travelers and have done a bit of backpacking around in the past! I'm 26, friendly and a humorous kinda dude I guess :P I come from a large family (7 ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 17
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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 young baby girl. We are looking for someone to help us with farm and gardening work. If you love home grown organic ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 4
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I am busy sewing and looking after dogs. It is great to have helpers, the property is rather large and there is always plenty to do. Trees to trim, wood to chop, gardens to weed, compost making, planting and harvesting and maintenance and cleaning. ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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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 ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 14
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We are a self-employed potters/clay artists with an interest in home brewing and plant based cuisine incl cheesemaking. We have a small gallery for our work onsite and love to attend local and national markets selling our work.

  • Country: New Zealand
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WE ARE CURRENTLY LOOKING FOR HELP IF YOU ARE WANTING TO JOIN PLEASE GET IN TOUCH I live close to the beach with great views and location. I enjoy hiking, ocean, swims, music and sharing experiences with new people.

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 32
  • Host offers payment
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After spending many years traveling myself and have hosted 1000's travelers over the last 10yrs. I have recently moved to the Ruapehu region and have taken on renovating and building an old hotel for accommodation and tourism hospitality. Basically ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 11
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******Hi there. I need a motivated, fun and easy going couple from from Friday 12th June for a week or so. I need help with cleaning up a property: gardening, weeding, hanging curtains, light cleaning, windows, and housework. Please read through my ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 80
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Small Farm Animal Sanctuary, 50 KM South of Dunedin. There are pigs, horses, sheep, chickens, turkey, dogs. Also a large garden, a few paddocks, all surrounded by farmlands. Very rural NZ Large original farm house and grounds. For winter we have a ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 14
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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 sons, young teenagers, ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 2
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We are a very busy buffalo farm with a lot happening. We have an organic tunnel house, cheese room where a person with food experience can help, milking buffalo and fencing, native forest and planting restoration projects are underway. We are ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 82
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**Due to the COVID19 virus we are now hosting from July 1st onwards** We live in a beautiful, recently renovated farm homestead in the stunning Motueka River valley. Your hosts, Jeremy (33) and Josie (33), would love to host people from anywhere ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 26
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Our farm is 100 acres of deer-fenced land on the Otago Peninsula. The help we require is some basic garden maintenance, wood splitting, weed-eating etc. We are an animal besotted family with 3 horses, 2 cats and a dog (please NOTE we have retired ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 7
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**Looking for Workawayers from the end of JUNE** (sharing accomodation with one other female) Hello, we are Family Oishi, Helen, my husband Shun, Wren (4) and Taiga (2), We live in a small house with a large garden and caravan (where you will be ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 20
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We are a family of five with three school aged children. We own a kiwifruit orchard and nursery . Our family are active and we love the outdoors and the beach. We have mountain bikes which are available for use. The majority of any help will be in ......


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