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New Zealand


  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 18
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Hi there Thank you for stopping by ;) We live in a beautiful farmhouse in Goughs Bay, 20-minute drive from Akaroa. We have a young baby girl. We are looking for someone to help us with farm and gardening work. If you love home grown organic ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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Hi there. We would prefer a single person at this stage until we are better set up for a couple. We have a beautiful 6.5 acre property in Ligar bay just a short walk to the beach and 15mins drive into Takaka. We are a family of 5 consisting of ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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We are a husband and a wife - "paper Kiwis" :) living rurally in beautiful Motueka River valley. We are actively building our little permaculture paradise which includes a lot of gardening and - depends on the season - harvesting and processing. Our ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 1
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We are a young family Joseph (chef 38) Anna (teacher 37) and Jane (3) with a fourth on the way! We have a beautiful 2-acre lifestyle block that we are turning into an organic food garden. We enjoy a simple natural lifestyle.

  • 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
  • Feedback: 4
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Our farm is off grid and in a remote and magical scenic area of the Marlborough Sounds. We have about 10 cattle, 19 hens, our dog Trixie, our cat Elmo, 2 friendly pet sheep. There are always interesting things that need attending to on the farm and ......

  • 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
  • Feedback: 16
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A fun, friendly but chaotic family household - Vicki and Mike, our two daughters, Bea (aged 5) and Indie (2 years), and our two rabbits, Peter and Flopsy! Mike works as a web developer, and Vicki works at a local University 4 days a week and ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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I take care of my soon to be 13 year old daughter as my wife passed away several years ago. Jade is now in year 8 at school and I have been working in the building industry and now mainly work from home. We have an awesome cat (Harry) Jade and I ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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Hello, I am a 41 year old professional male. Who shares kids 1 week on 1 week off 11 and 15 year olds. We are a loving, kind family who enjoy getting out on the boat and visiting beaches and having fun. We are relaxed house hold and believe in ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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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
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We live in a beautiful Eco village of 269 hectares on Waiheke Island. The village is a 25 year old community that is home to 15 families of all ages. The village is a 25min drive from Matiatia where the passenger Ferry arrives and 10 minutes drive ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 28
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You bring your own food and do your own cooking. Some seasonal fruit, nuts and vegetables may be available. You would be staying in a self contained building with your own kitchen and bathroom /laundry. We have space for up to 3 groups of people in ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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Hiya!  My partner and I have returned to New Zealand from overseas, travelling around Europe and living the ski lifestyle in Canada for the past 2 years. We are busy renovating and would love some help with this project. This job is suitable for a ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 20
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Hi, If you cant or don't want to return home to your country, maybe you could come to our home. We are happy to take enquiries from people who are considering settling for longer that a few weeks if you want a second home from home. And of course ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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Hi everyone! I'm Sam, a sole parent of an incredibly awesome little human. He's 3 years old, loves being outside, running, climbing, being silly, laughing. He speaks English and German. I work in cyber security 5 days a week for a consultancy ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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We live in a beautiful valley half an hour from town on a 20Ha lifestyle block we also have 500Ha of bush further inland with huts ideal for tramping and hunting.We have farm animals cattle sheep pigs chickens and a dog. We are a middle aged husband ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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We are on a small property midway between Invercargill and Riverton, Southland. We are beginning our second season developing a garden based on the principles outlined in JM Fortier's 'Market Gardener' book blending in methods used by Richard ......

  • Country: New Zealand
New host 
So a wee bit about us...We have two children 2 and 4 years old as well as two pet dogs and a working dog to help move stock. We have sheep, beef, pigs and chickens that we breed and raise to eat. We also have a large poly tunnel for growing ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 22
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A great attitude is the most important job requirement. Honest, clean and responsible would all come in a close second place. My wife and I mainly need a helping hand with gardening and housework. No skills required if you're willing to listen and ......


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