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New Zealand


  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 25
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We are situated in the picturesque Pohangina Valley on a 10 acres lifestyle block. This is about 25 kms ( 20 mins) from Palmerston North. We can arrange for you to be picked up from Palmerston North if you don't have your own transport. Our home is ......

  • 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: 37
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Due to the COVID-19 crisis, and movement to Level 4, I am not accepting any new Workawayers. LATEST NEWS: 17 March 2020. We had an exceptional plum harvest this year, and huge thanks to a Jesper & Stine from Denmark, Lenita from Canada and Amelie ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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We are a friendly family of 4 living on a farm in Otago, New Zealand. We have cows, a small mob of sheep, some pigs plus pet dogs and a cat. Our farm has great views and see is close to great hiking & cycling tracks.

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 1
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We are looking for someone for one to two weeks, 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 have the spot for ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 16
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Hello! We are an international couple with three children who moved to the Bay of Islands In 2017. We bought a beautiful property 15 minutes outside Kerikeri and are in the process of building an eco straw bale house, creating a permaculture garden ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 17
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Hi there We are full till at least the end of April now sorry. If the lock down period is extended we will be full for longer. Even if it is not extended we will be treating all workers as potential Covid-19 carriers so we will be maintaining ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 17
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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
  • Feedback: 1
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We are a Kiwi family of four - Mum, Dad and 2 girls aged 14 & 12. We run a large sheep/beef farm in Cheviot, North Canterbury. (approx. 1 hour North of Christchurch). We need help mostly in our garden (a very large garden) and general outdoor work, ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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We are a couple in our early 60's living in a simple old Kiwi bach in the heart of Tolaga Bay township, a place with a rich and diverse culture and strong traditions. Tolaga Bay is the perfect gateway to the East Coast of New Zealand. We can help ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 58
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We are a fun and loving couple. We live life to the fullest and love to meet and get to know people from other countries. Sanna is from Finland and Ellis from New Zealand. We have traveled extensively and know what it is like to be in a new ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 6
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Kia Ora, We would like you to enjoy your stay with us and in our beautiful city. Rotorua is a town set on its namesake lake on Aotearoa NZ’s North Island, renowned for its geothermal activity and Maori culture. We are a family of four plus two ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 56
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Welcome to Christchurch. We are ready to welcome helpers with building skills and experience. Carpenters and joiners and electrician. We appreciate every one of our helpers and will do everything we can to make sure you get what you hope for in our ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 8
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Covid-19 So we have a room in our home but we are looking for someone specific. We are looking for an ambivert/introvert who is happy with their own company but can also communicate and socialize a bit (we are an ambivert and an introvert so highly ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 20
  • Host offers payment
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CORONA VIRUS UPDATE: We will continue to host through this crisis. This space will be made available to people who: have been in the country for no less than 6 weeks, prioritising people who are trans/nonbinary & queer, indigenous people or anyone ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 30
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Sorry we are NOT HOSTING for the foreseeable future due to the self isolation requirements and especially as Nicki has vulnerable health risks. I wish all travelers safe haven through this storm. We are a couple living on a small farm just south of ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 2
  • Host offers payment
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For support with Covid-19 in New Zealand please visit this website - https://covid19.govt.nz This will give you more information on the current lockdown of New Zealand. Happy to provide work experience on a New Zealand Dairy Farm for people who ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 6
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We have just accepted a couple to stay with us, however there may be an opportunity for someone to stay from April at a reduced rental rates in one of our self contained units. This would particularly suit someone who has website skills, blog ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 8
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**hi. I'm not in a position to be able offer accommodation or work at the moment. Take care** Hi there. I am a woman in my mid-50's and I have a little farmyard paradise in the middle of the city of Christchurch, with large organic vegetable ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 20
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hi We are a family of 5 with pet animals and big house and gardens. (This is not a ‘farm’) We always appreciate a bit of help around the place. In exchange for your wonderful help.... You will have a gorgeous double bedroom with your own private ......


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