Homestays, Volunteering & Working Holidays in New Zealand

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New Zealand


  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 16
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Hi there we are sheep & beef farmers and would welcome help from non smoking couples (male/female) ranging from gardening to animal care. We farm 5 km from a small town of Cheviot (1.5 hours north of Christchurch & 1 hour south of Kaikoura). There ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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We need someone to house sit and look after our puuppy 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: 82
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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 in the world with an interest in the outdoors. We have finished our own ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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We are a family of 5 kids age 12, 8 and 4 we have two dogs and two horses and live 5 minutes walk from the beach one hour north of Auckland. Would love help with children and pets/horses and housekeeping

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 20
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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 - ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 68
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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
  • Feedback: 18
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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: 5
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Hi my name is Ian and I live with my beautiful 2 year old daughter Blessing in a big House Truck and travel all over New Zealand :) We mostly stay at Freedom Camping Grounds and Friends places so there is something new in our lives every day. We ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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We are a family of four with a son at University and a 15 year old daughter. We are renovating our house in Nelson and need help with gardening (weeding, clearing) and some general maintenance around the house. We are a 15 minute walk away from ......

  • 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.Due to the increasing risk of ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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Kia ora! We are an artist, and an artist / narrative therapist, working from home - we’ve been big city dwellers for years, but now live up here in paradise - 90 mins from Auckland. We live (cook and relax) in a big yurt, sleep in cob houses, and ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 10
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I live on a lifestyle block which includes a block of 4000 peony plants. I share my house with two small dogs and a farm cat and my partner. At times my cottage can be busy but at other times quiet and peaceful. Although rural I am only 20 minutes ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 58
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My husband and I live on 12 beautiful acres 3.5kms from Hanmer Springs. The views are spectacular. We keep horses, sheep, pigs, a cow and chickens. I work from partly from home and partly out of town and my husband works in the village. We often ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 77
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Hi, We are looking for people to share our home and help us with our large vegetable garden and small home orchard, there is also maintenance work with the house and land as well as helping look after the horses and other farm animals (cows, sheep ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 8
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We are a family of three, Frida (mum), Awatea (10) and Tui (8), who live in Waiheke Island, Auckland. We try to live as organically as we can, whilst enjoying a mostly plant-based diet. We are fond of creative endeavours, like drawing, painting, ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 13
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Tasks available all year round. We raise 150 calves from 4 days old to be sold to lifestylers. We could do with some help here. We are looking for helpers, single, couple or traveling pair that are happy to share a double room (may be a shared twin ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 39
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Fom 2012 Joanna and I (Tomasz) have lived on a farm. It's a 17 Hectare property that is only 35 minutes by car from the centre of Auckland city or 30mins from the North Shore. Though Farming was a new experience for us, in the intervening time we ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 1
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I grew up on a vineyard in West Auckland, NZ but have been busy living and travelling many different places (I have been to over 50 countries some of them multiple times such as Croatia, Italy, England and USA) around the world and New Zealand. I ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 35
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— Looking for help 15-23 August. Plan to take the week off work — I descend from tribes in the Bay of Plenty region from the ancestral canoes - Nukutere, Mataatua & Te Arawa. I work in Conservation and bought a property in late 2017 with 14ha of ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 113
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Kia ora helpers! My beautiful private home is in the middle of Honeymoon Valley, surrounded by native bush - remote and quiet. We built this house from local clay and we created roof gardens. Located 20 min drive from Taipa, Doubtless Bay, 330 km ......


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