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New Zealand


  • Country: New Zealand
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We are a family of 4 my husband (farmer) and me (teacher) and our 2 girls 7 & 9. We live on a sheep and beef farm on the East Coast. Looking for 1 or 2 people to help in the garden when it's fine and some inside painting if wet.

  • Country: New Zealand
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Small Farm Animal Sanctuary, 50 KM South of Dunedin. Booking now for July & August There are pigs, horses, sheep, chickens, dogs. Also a large garden, a few paddocks, all surrounded by farmlands. Very rural NZ Large original farm house and grounds. ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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We are Chris and Errol, a married couple in our 50s living on a 10-acre slice of paradise in Taranaki, New Zealand. We are in the throws of building a wedding venue for our daughter, on our property. We would love your help with home maintenance, ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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I take care of my 11 year old daughter as my wife passed away several years ago. Jade is now in year 6 at school and I have been working as a builder but now work from home a lot. We have an awesome cat (Harry) Jade and I both really enjoy the ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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We live in a beautiful, recently renovated farm homestead in the stunning Motueka River valley. Your hosts, Jeremy (32) and Josie (32), would love to host people from anywhere in the world with an interest in the outdoors. We have recently finished ......

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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 ......

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We are a German family, living in NZ since 12 years, with 3 children, two have left home and are at university, and one is 17 and in her last years of high school. We have a big and WARM house in Lower Hutt, have 1 dog, and some chooks in our back ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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Hi, *️️️️*️️️️ Currently we are looking for someone to join us from August 15th to September 20th *️️️️*️️️️*️️️️ We are looking for people to share our home and help us ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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Jill and Martin (children grown up and left home) ( also work part time in Nelson) run a small farm . We have a dozen pet sheep, a few cattle and chickens. All the creeks and a small lake are planted out and we need help trimming trees and with ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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Our business is a family run country garden cafe, judged New Zealand's best cafe 2013. We have built all the eco buildings on site ourselves over the last 25 years and our business has a strong ecological foundation. We require help in our organic ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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Hi, we're a family of 4 living in the beautiful Mahurangi peninsular, about an hour north of Auckland. we're offering a self contained 1 bedroom 'mini house' on our 2 hectare property in exchange for 15 hours work per week, split over the week. The ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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Urgent help needed for baby calf rearing!!! We live about one hour south of Napier, in a rural area. On our 60 Acre farm, we have about a 140 calf’s and cattle and about 10 Sheep. We got a horse, 4 dogs, 2 cats, 3 Alpaca and 6 chicken and a magpie. ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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We are a young open minded couple 28 and 31, who would love your company and your help at our property. We started out in the Nelson area as helpers whilst we travelled this wonderful country, now we are returning the experience. We decided to ......

  • 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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Highlights: - Peaceful and beautiful lifestyle property with waterfalls, ponds and streams - Brand new home - Helpers get their own private bedroom and bathroom - Opportunity to work with animals - A chance to try a homemade Middle Eastern food - ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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*We are looking for preferably two people who would be able to look after a dog and 3 horses from approximately the 4th September for a week or so. Preferably would have experience with horses. If this interests you, please message us for more ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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This is a 3.5 acre property with a beautiful stream on the boundary. I am completely off grid and developing the property on permaculture principles. I’ve recently moved a three bedroom cottage onto the property and am in the process of renovating ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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I am a passionate beekeeper and a semi serious gardener. My husband and I run a large fruit orchard and 2 hot houses for vegetables and flowers plus two huge gardens. I also run 16 beehives and a bee club for 120 members. In our free time we chill ......

  • 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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Hi. We are a busy family of 5, living on a 10 acre lifestyle block in northwest Auckland. We have cows, a horse, chickens, sheep, bees, a dog, two cats and a pet mouse. We are looking for help maintaining our property, and working on some new ......


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