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  • Country: New Zealand
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Stay with our fun outdoor loving farming family in the heart of the Waikato and help us look after our 3 great kids. We are a short drive to many different tourist attractions that you can explore.

  • Country: New Zealand
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I live here with a lovely flatmate and need the garden tamed. I am a full time student and ex chef. We are a pretty chill household, with 2 cats and a very wild garden. Would love a couple or a single person to come and use the mezzanine sleepout ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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Chris and Julia live in a 130 acre eco-village with their daughter Sophie close by. We have travelled extensively and still do. Julia is a homoeopath, ecstatic dance teacher, Shaman and runs a community centre (Kalikalos in Greece in the NZ winter). ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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Kia ora and hello! ... we now take bookings for September - Spring time! Our beautiful home is in the middle of Honeymoon Valley, surrounded by native bush - remote and relaxingly quiet! We built this house with mud-bricks from local clay and we ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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I have a woodworking business which takes most of my time but also have a house to keep, art projects and an organic garden to tend to... all in a location akin to paradise. I'll do the woodwork to pay the Bills if you can help me with the other ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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We are Kerry and Ayesha, we manage an organic dairy farm near Gore. We need some help tidying up around the sections. There is a house provided with the basics. Owaka is in the Catlins, a beautiful rugged coastal area with spectacular views, ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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My name is David, I am an engineer and Michelle my wife is a product manager for a large clothing company, between us we have four adult children who are either living here with us or popping in and out often, we love the south pacific and Australia ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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My husband and I are managing a 300 cow dairy farm just 13 mins from Westport on the South Island! We are only an 8 min drive to the Cape Foulwind lighthouse where you have panoramic views, walks, fur seal colony and amazing sunsets. We emigrated ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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Hello you gorgeous workawayers! We need help from next week onwards to work alongside my husband to get our last bits and pieces of house building done!!! We are a crazy family who loves to surf and we live in a small surf village on the West Coast ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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We are a busy family living in a small community near the beach and the train to Wellington. We have 2 acres, with beautiful views and keep chickens at our place. Living here is the best of both worlds as it feels like the country but is only 35 ......

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Gidday my names nick i manage a 560 cow dairy farm here in riversdale its a family farm, i also have one brother allan also managing another family farm with his wife emma who are soon to be parents. Ive travelled myself over the last 8 years and ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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Fom 2012 Joanna and I (Tomasz) have lived on a farm. It's a 17 Hectare property that is only 35 minutes by car from the centre of Auckland city or 30mins from the North Shore. Though Farming was a new experience for us, in the intervening time we ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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Experience life on a New Zealand cattle/sheep farm! We live on a large high country station. I like to work outside! I love doing farm work horseback, studying natural horsemanship, working in the garden, taking care of dogs, and preparing healthy ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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We are a young family of three humans (one Belgian, an Aussie and a little Kiwi), one K9 and one feline kid (all Belgian). We have one Kiwi flattie who is a professional athlete. We all live in a beautiful 70's house in an oasis of green, only a ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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We are a family of 4 that includes our two sons and my husband Philip. Philip aged 61 has dementia and enjoys walking around the neighbourhood most of the day, doing Sudoku or word search puzzles. He previously owned a software company. One son is ......

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Kia ora! Nau mai Haere mai! Let me introduce us first: We, that is my Kiwi partner Jordan, my 5 month old daughter Aylah, our two awesome cats Nero and Nala, our super tame chickens Dideldum, dideldei, Alice and white rabbit and myself, Anna. We ......

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I live on a 130 hectare dairy farm,milking 240 cows with some drystock. I have a farm worker who does the farm work and lives 100 metres away. The youngest of my 5 children lives here also but works off farm. I have dog,cat,horse and 2 donkeys that ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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We are a family of four living on stunning Great Barrier Island New-Zealand. We are making our little market hobby into a real business. We make natural soaps and gift items and Shane runs the local tyreshop. The island is a natural paradise, rustic ......

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We live on a large section on the edge of Tauranga. We have lots of fruit trees, a large vegie garden, a few chicken, a worm farm, a crazy demanding cat & a large Newfoundland dog. There is always lots to do to keep the place in order (although ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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And ideally would like someone for 3 months New Zealand We are a family with three boys and live on a lifestyle block only 10 minutes from the city of Christchurch, New Zealand. We have chickens and a small organic garden with heaps of trees and ......


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