Homestays, Volunteering & Working Holidays in New Zealand

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  • Country: New Zealand
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Hi there! We are a young family who seem to always have a project on the go. We are teachers and property managers for short term accommodation, also currently looking at the potential of setting up a Glamping site in Dunedin. We have 3 young ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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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, and their two sons, Connor and Kael, ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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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 9&11. 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
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It is just me and my husband, Richard, 6 dogs, 8 horses, and 2000 sheep. We run a horse trekking business and require help to run our home. Tasks will include, meal planning, cooking for ourselves, shopping, answering the phones, cleaning and ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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My traveller profile is https://www.workaway.info/workawayerprofile.html?w=horihawetib. I returned home in January 2019 after 6 months traveling around Europe and South America. I’m back at work now and am trying to get things done at the property ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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We are a small family in st heliers with a great 7 year old boy who would love someone to play playstation with. I am looking for someone who can help around the house, male or female. I am looking for someone to help look after my little boy who ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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We are a young open minded couple 28 and 31, who would love your company and your help at our property. We started out in the Nelson area as helpers whilst we travelled this wonderful country, now we are returning the experience. We decided to ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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We live on a secluded lifestyle property just minutes from Havelock North and Hastings. We have large lawns and gardens and two architecturally significant short term rental holiday homes. We have been hosts on other sites for many years. Judy is an ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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I have a small property 5 minutes walk from the Lake in a small rural town, Lake Hawea. I have a large garden and 2 chickens. I am a 37 year old who works from home. This is an easy going, fun and social household. I live here with my partner and ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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Hi, we're a family of 4 living in the beautiful Mahurangi peninsular, about an hour north of Auckland. we're offering a self contained 1 bedroom 'mini house' on our 2 hectare property in exchange for 15 hours work per week, split over the week. The ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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Hi, We are Ralph and Lyn, we live and work on a 500 cow dairy farm at Waitoa in the Waikato region of North Island of New Zealand. We have a grown up family who has moved away from home, one cat that still lives at home (actually he thinks he owns ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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We are a young family with three children, 4yo a 6yo and a 8yo. We've travelled a lot and came back home to NZ to put down some roots. Recently bought an old country hospital and would love a little help doing the place up. We live in a lovely part ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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Hi. We are a busy family of 5, living on a 10 acre lifestyle block in northwest Auckland. We have cows, a horse, chickens, sheep, bees, a dog, two cats and a pet mouse. We are looking for help maintaining our property, and working on some new ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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We are cropping farmers in Mid Canterbury near Ashburton. We both love to travel, experience different cultures and have trekked in Nepal, India, Africa and Peru. LIfe is always busy on the farm of which we grow a variety of crops ranging from ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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help needed to maintain and improve a modest suburban home in the tourist mecca of Rotorua...

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 3
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Come & help us at our homely hostel in central Nelson. We have one helper (in exchange for accommodation) 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 minutes walk from town. ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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We live in a beautiful, recently renovated farm homestead in the stunning Motueka River valley. Your hosts, Jeremy (32) and Josie (32), would love to host people from anywhere in the world with an interest in the outdoors. We have recently finished ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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I'm Jamie from New Zealand. living in the beautiful neighborhood of remuera in a big house full of other travellers. We are renting our rooms out. So you can share your stories with other travellers. We have a big garden :). Our house is quite old ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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Family of four looking for help with odd jobs around the house and garden overlooking the beautiful Pacific ocean. Come and stay,hang out with our 6 yr and 1 yr old and share your culture too!

  • Country: New Zealand
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We love having friendly people from worldwide to help with; house, animals, kids and garden. Come and join our family!😊. Accomodation available from the end of August 2 weeks from now only!!!🙀 If you are happy doing workaway with us ......


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