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We are a German family, living in NZ since 12 years, with 3 children, two have left home and are at university, and one is 17 and in her last years of high school. We have a big and WARM house in Lower Hutt, have 1 dog, and some chooks in our back ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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Hi, *️️️️*️️️️ Currently we are looking for someone to join us from August 15th to September 20th *️️️️*️️️️*️️️️ We are looking for people to share our home and help us ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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Hi my name is Geoff and we are currently looking for help in our small Homestay on Auckland's West Coast of New Zealand. You will share with my family of 9 year old son, Chuey the cat and Layla the dog! AVAILABILITY dates 2019 28th September to ......

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I built this eco-house from earth bricks and natural timbers, because I wanted a healthy, relaxing environment. It's on a 17 acre (6.7 hectare) paradise looking onto native bush, located in the Bombay Hills, about 60 km south of Auckland CBD and ......

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Jill and Martin (children grown up and left home) ( also work part time in Nelson) run a small farm . We have a dozen pet sheep, a few cattle and chickens. All the creeks and a small lake are planted out and we need help trimming trees and with ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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Our business is a family run country garden cafe, judged New Zealand's best cafe 2013. We have built all the eco buildings on site ourselves over the last 25 years and our business has a strong ecological foundation. We require help in our organic ......

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Small Farm Animal Sanctuary, 50 KM South of Dunedin. Booking now for July & August There are pigs, horses, sheep, chickens, dogs. Also a large garden, a few paddocks, all surrounded by farmlands. Very rural NZ Large original farm house and grounds. ......

  • 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, 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 ......

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Urgent help needed for baby calf rearing!!! We live about one hour south of Napier, in a rural area. On our 60 Acre farm, we have about a 140 calf’s and cattle and about 10 Sheep. We got a horse, 4 dogs, 2 cats, 3 Alpaca and 6 chicken and a magpie. ......

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help needed to maintain and improve a modest suburban home in the tourist mecca of Rotorua...

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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 ......

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We have a Quiet lifestyle block near Invercargill .Try to fish once a week so there will be fresh fish . The meals are mainly farm meat /wild venison/pork and Fish with fresh veg out of the garden . Always enjoy taking people out for a fish mainly ......

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Highlights: - Peaceful and beautiful lifestyle property with waterfalls, ponds and streams - Brand new home - Helpers get their own private bedroom and bathroom - Opportunity to work with animals - A chance to try a homemade Middle Eastern food - ......

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*We are looking for preferably two people who would be able to look after a dog and 3 horses from approximately the 4th September for a week or so. Preferably would have experience with horses. If this interests you, please message us for more ......

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This is a 3.5 acre property with a beautiful stream on the boundary. I am completely off grid and developing the property on permaculture principles. I’ve recently moved a three bedroom cottage onto the property and am in the process of renovating ......

  • 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!!!🙀 Big home, Lots of space. We are tidy, ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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My name's Rosemary and upon retirement, I decided to set up a Native Plant Nursery in Mangatainoka, Tararuas. I've always enjoyed the bush and it's smell, especially in wet weather! I love tramping in the bush and be surrounded by nature. This has ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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I am a passionate beekeeper and a semi serious gardener. My husband and I run a large fruit orchard and 2 hot houses for vegetables and flowers plus two huge gardens. I also run 16 beehives and a bee club for 120 members. In our free time we chill ......

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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.


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