Homestays, Volunteering & Working Holidays in New Zealand

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New Zealand


  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 69
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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 ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 64
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Hi my name is Denise and my home is in Oratia New Zealand. My property is nestled in established native bush, NZs rainforest full of native birds. I am 15 mins away from beautiful West Coast beaches and the Waitakere Rangers 16000 hectares of ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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I live in a small town Tapanui which is central to Queenstown, Dunedin and the Catlins proximity 2 hours drive to these locations. I love cooking carrot cake etc. Im a musician harps, flutes and piano etc. I need a hand with my garden and general ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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I am a herbal medicine maker and shamanic practitioner working from home. Trying to establish gardens - but very difficult in the current drought. I have two teenage children, a cat and a small dog part time. :-)

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 2
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We live and work on a large sheep and beef station and always welcome a hand around the house and the garden. The work on the farm and at home vary depending on the season but there is ALWAYS two boys wanting to play. We have 10 dogs, 3 cats, 1 ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 30
  • 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
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We are looking for someone for one to two weeks, but are flexible for the right person. If you are into fishing, hiking, MTB, surfing, horse riding, good food, good wine and generally being surrounded by the beauty of nature we have the spot for ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 45
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In 2020 we will be taking on helpers in Springtime (September to November) and for projects at other times of the year (check our calendar). We are happy to provide the food you enjoy eating. We can pick you up from the bus stop in Hastings if you ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 4
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This 30years Hippy place is now moving on to the younger generation. A process worth seeing. This spot has beautiful native bush, fruit trees, a garden, a viewing point on the top of the hill and the beach just on the other side of the road. This ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 30
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We have a lifestyle block in Canterbury New Zealand. My husband Henry works full time and I work part time. Commute to Christchurch from here is 45 minutes to Rangiora 20 minutes and Oxford 10 minutes. We have two daughters living away from home. ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 8
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Hi Travellers. My name is Chad. I'm a full-time builder and also a full-time dad to my two daughters aged 10&12. As you could imagine life is quite busy for me. We also have two cats at out residence. I may have some projects that you could help out ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 8
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Update for summer 2020. Please check the calendar. Cheers After a busy December and January we are now open to taking workawayers again. We would like to hear from you if you are able to help us scrape old lino off the floor and wallpaper off the ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 57
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Welcome to NZ. Our names are Murray and Sue and we live about 15 minutes north of Kerikeri in the Bay of Islands, on a blueberry orchard. Murray works full time on the orchard, and Sue teaches English. We would love help in the orchard, now that ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 11
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We operate a small backpackers hostel in Murchison, also a restaurant/pizzeria. We (Phil & Ali) came to Murchison 10 years ago, and are very happily settled in this wonderful rural town. The hostel has a very good reputation as a warm, friendly ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 13
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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.

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 54
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Welcome to Christchurch. We are ready to welcome helpers with building skills and experience. Carpenters and joiners and builders. We appreciate every one of our helpers and will do everything we can to make sure you get what you hope for in our ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 10
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Jan/February 2020 Hi, I’m in search of people to do a major spring clean and get my place looking amazing. I’m Hi. I’m looking for easy going helpers to work four hours per day in exchange for yummy food, wifi and your own private room. Work ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 17
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Our Community was born in 1975 when a group of young friends including my father and uncle got together and bought this land of native bush to start a community of like minded people, in that first period they built the communal house we call the ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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We live in a beautiful lush area of New Zealand, Waikato, close to a quaint town of Cambridge. We live on a lifestyle block in the country and have a Maltese dog stud and sheep. We are a family of 3 my husband, myself and our disabled daughter who ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 2
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We would love for some more helpers to come and stay. We are a family of 6! We have a lifestyle block on which we try to support ourselves as much as we can! We produce our own power from a hydro unit in the river and get water from the river via ......


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