Homestays, Volunteering & Working Holidays in New Zealand

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New Zealand


  • Country: New Zealand
New host  Last minute
Come and help out our family for 6 weeks out in the country. We're on a dairy farm and our 2 children would love and need a friendly person to look after them before and after school, while we are busy calving cows. We'd be most grateful to be on ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 29
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Want to learn about Tiny House construction? Some of our best helpers have had no prior experience, just patience and a willingness to be present, learn and take initiative! Our Tiny House build time is 3 months - so the longer you stay, the more ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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Our property is a little lifestyle block situated on the hills above Dunedin, overlooking the harbor. We are incredibly lucky to have the land (isolated and yet within walking distance of the city) and would love to give other people the opportunity ......

  • 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 ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 1
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Kia Ora, we're a family of 4 (mum, dad & 2 little boys) living in the beautiful Manukau Peninsula at Awhitu. We have 6.5 hectares that we are working on to create a sustainable lifestyle with sheep, cattle, gardens, an orchard and native forest. We ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 4
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I am Max and I am known as the Global Grandad. I have been taking in tourists for four years and I provide accommodation in exchange for help around the place. I live on my own, with two cats, and I have a bad knee from an accident, so I need your ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 65
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Hi ! We are an Irish/French family of 5 living in Dunedin. We have a small garden around the house and we're developing a second, more substantial, organic veggie garden. We're also working on installing a container and building a new ......

  • 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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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
  • Feedback: 13
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We operate a small backpackers hostel in Murchison, also a seasonally opening restaurant/pizzeria The hostel has a very good reputation as a warm, friendly and inviting place to stay. With only 18 beds when full, it's more like a large family home.

  • Country: New Zealand
New host  Last minute
Hi, we are a family of four with a new home and many animal friends. Two kids age 8 and 12 who love company and learning new skills. We enjoy the company of travelers and are always looking for help with cooking, cleaning, helping/entertaining kids ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 3
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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
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Our home located on a small working farm, approximately 5 - 10 minutes drive from Oamaru. We are a family of 2 adults and 3 dreadful teenagers (although one is currently away at university). We fatten bulls on our farm, and have a small flock of ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 22
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Hi I enjoy having people to stay in our home . I have 16 acres in which we have olive trees, 10 cows, goats, 15 new calves dog and 3 cats . We also have large vegetable gardens and flowers garden. We live on a hill in a beautiful, very quiet and ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 13
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We are looking for helpers, single, couple or traveling pair that are happy to share a double room (may be a shared twin room if single) with own bathroom. My wife, 3 year old girl, brand new baby boy and I work a small lifestyle block where we are ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 16
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We are a hard working couple in our 50's and 60's who will treat you as friends. Just us and our beautiful small dog. We have travelled the world doing volunteer work ourselves and it has been an amazing experience. We love people from all walks of ......

  • Country: New Zealand
New host  Last minute
We live on a 5 acre rural property 16 km from Tauranga city. We have hundreds of fruit trees so have a variety of seasonal fruit most of the year. We have a reasonable number of Blueberry bushes - so if you love blueberries then make sure you are ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 9
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**Looking for Workawayers immediately** (sharing accomodation with one other female) Hello, we are Family Oishi, Helen, my husband Shun, Wren (4) and Taiga (2), We live in a small house with a large garden and caravan (where you will be staying) ......


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