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New Zealand


  • Country: New Zealand
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Hi there we are a family of Mum, Dad and our Son and our other Son lives across the road from us. We have 1 dog and 4 cows and 4 sheep.

  • Country: New Zealand
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We are a small 5 acre farm just 10 km out of the Mountain town of Methven, Focusing on organics and sustainable farming practices we are developing our farm to become as great of a resource for our family as possible, for this we try and produce as ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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Our place is situated half-way on the beautiful Nydia Track in a remote paradise with no road access. It is a peaceful place for hikers and mountain bikers. (Our profile picture is a bit old; the kids are all a lot taller now ;-) We have a dog; ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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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 ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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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.

  • Country: New Zealand
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Couple or 2 friends together, energetic, needed. We have garden work, firewood, work in our native trees reserve,housecleaning,feed chickens and dogs, possibly help with painting a cottage and sheds, some housecleaning and general tidying up around ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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Please consider helping around our family home on pristine Lake Hawea. We are a family of four looking for help with childcare and general tidying around the house. About us: We are a non-smoking, alcohol-free, drug-free home. We enjoy boating and ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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The three of us, Nigel, Merrin and Judy run a small family farm 45 minutes south of Auckland city. The farm takes its name from the Waitangi stream that runs along our Southern boundary. Designed around a permaculture ethos, we run beef cattle & ......

  • 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
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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
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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
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Stay on our orchard in sunny Hawkes Bay! We are happy to provide the food you enjoy eating. We book in volunteers for two weeks (or longer) during harvest time Dec/Jan while at other times of the year it depends on what suits the helpers and us. We ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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We are a busy family of 4 - Myself, my husband Mark, Harry (2.5 years) and our baby Alice (6months). We live 5 minutes from Ashburton on a small farming block where we have calves, pigs, hens and our friendly dog Bella. Mark works on my family farm ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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Hi, we are an international family originally from Bermuda who moved to sunny Hope near Nelson about 3 years ago. Andrea is a breast cancer survivor and one of our motivations for moving to New Zealand was to live an outdoor life in a beautiful ......

  • 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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We have a working dog puppy that loves cuddles. It is still small - about the size of my shoe! It was born in early October. We are living near the small town of Ahaura on the West Coast of the south island. We are a family who have has had ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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We live in a rural area, 15 minutes from Whangarei / Kamo. We are renovating an old cottage on our property to make into a bed and breakfast with a studio to host visiting artists. We can use any skills and what you don't know we will show you! ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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Kia ora travellers, Welcome to the Kapiti Coast, Wellington. We are a young family of four, Paul (32), Jacqui (27), two kids, J(4) and A(2), two cats, and four chickens. We live in beautiful Paraparaumu Beach, a short walk from the beach and very ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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Kia ora! Our names are Cat and Aaron and we live on the lovely Awhitu Peninsula, which is a small community in the countryside about one and a half hours south west of Auckland. We have two lovely young kids (4 and 6 years). We are looking for ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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we have a small dairy farm 3km from Collingwood. We have three children, 14 12 11 yrs. they are busy and active. We have coeliac children but offer you gluten breakfast / toast/ oats. Please bring your own and any other snacks, chocolate or sweets. ......


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