Homestays, Volunteering & Working Holidays in New Zealand

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New Zealand


  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 11
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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: 19
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We are a friendly, easy going couple who own a lifestyle block of 7Ha and look after many rescued farm animals. We also have 4 rescue dogs! We both work so we love to have some extra help in and around the farm. We are working towards becoming ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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Hi, My names Lyla and I live by myself in the beautiful Dovedale Valley. It's quiet and peaceful with a lot of birds and clean air. I have a rustic three bedroom house and a yurt, which you can stay in. I share the land with others and have organic ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 48
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We are a farming family with 5 children. Their ages are 12,10,7,6,3 ATTENTION HORSE RIDERS!- I am looking for someone to help clean and work around the house, and to also help us with our new pony! We have recently got a pony and we are not ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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We are looking for someone from Dec 30th until the Middle of Jan, 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 ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 15
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This is an alpaca farm under development (started in May 2013). The property is 10 acres in size, with a growing number of alpaca, weaner calves, kune kune pigs, pony, chickens plus domestic animals. The fruit tree orchard and veg garden are both ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 50
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Welcome to Christchurch. We are ready to welcome helpers now, helpers with building skills and experience. We appreciate every one of our helpers and will do everything we can to make sure you get what you hope for in our exchange. We offer a ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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Come and experience life within 550 acres in the Pelorus Sound of New Zealand. Mountains, Land , and sea.land based projects Wild harvesting tea, animal care, building, nature tracks, organic gardens , off grid electricity system, powered by our ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 48
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Te Nohoaka o Tukiauau / is regarded as the largest and most important privately owned wetland in New Zealand! Wetlands are now really rare, New Zealand has sadly destroyed more that 90% of these important eco-systems, they have been drained, filled ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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Thank you for visiting our profile. Feel free to contact us with any questions. About our family: Kristi works for a nonprofit organization helping adults with literacy skills. Doug is a ski instructor, IT professional, and sailboat skipper. We ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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(Currently no availability until 25th January) Hi there, Young professional looking for either 1 or 2 people. Sunny established house in Kelvin Heights with private bedroom, tranquil garden and spa, + close to lots of great walks. Offstreet ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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Please read: (I may consider having a orphan christmas this year, I did this a few years ago it was a great success, so if this is something your interested in please let me know. We all got all the food together and share cooking etc maximum 15. ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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We have a lifestyle block 20 minutes out of Tauranga, dedicated to sustainability and self sufficiency with sheep, chickens, ducks and a dog. There is no access by public transport, but we can arrange to pick you up from Tauranga. We are hobby ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 2
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Great barrier island away from the rat race. The great outdoors living off the grid solar power systems. Looking for help around the house, garden, bush and land easygoing into the preservation of nature ,land ,and sea living in the bush but close ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 22
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1.Gardener required preferably male with experience. Min age 24. Flexible times.Start date 6/December.Duration 2-3 weeks. 2.House keeping Position available Early January. We require a person (preferably female)with hospitality experience,minimum ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 13
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We're a family of four, plus Barry the dog. We're a journalist and a teacher, so very busy with jobs, school etc and would love some extra hands on deck. Jobs include: cleaning, painting, gardening and maybe the odd dog walk. We are pretty laid ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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Hello big wide world! I think we're looking for you :-) We are a kiwi family of barefoot adventurers looking for some help during the school holidays. That's when mum and dad have to put their shoes back on and go to work. We're both techies in the ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 23
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***December/January, looking for helpers as busy times ahead with the beautiful weather we have been having. 😁 We are situated in the picturesque Pohangina Valley on a 10 acres lifestyle block. This is about 25 kms ( 20 mins) from Palmerston North. ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 15
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Hi! We have an old villa on five acres in gorgeous Hawkes Bay. We are a couple with a seven year old son, a 2 year old son and an eight year old dog. We have a couple of cats and chickens. We need help with general household and garden duties! We ......

  • 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 ......


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