Homestays, Volunteering & Working Holidays in New Zealand

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  • Country: New Zealand
I have taken on a rather large project of fixing up an old miners cottage. It needs a lot of work so I'd appreciate some help in return for free accommodation. I live alone with my two cats so I have a strict maximum of one guest at a time.

  • Country: New Zealand
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Hi, I think I live at one of the best bush spots in Coromandel Town, surrounded by 170ha of Department of Conservation land with three streams and only 3km's from town. I brought my place just over a year ago and I'm half way through renovating the ......

  • Country: New Zealand
We are a young family of four looking for help on two acres just on the outskirts of Hokitika. We have plenty of gardening to do and often house work, and sometimes a building project or painting.

  • Country: New Zealand
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We are a middle aged couple( in our later years) who love where we are but its quite hard to keep up with all the work. We have 410 olive trees and 180 hazelnut trees on 4.5 hectares. Jo is a potter when she's not in the garden or bottling oil and ......

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I live by myself with my dog I have a very good job and work hard. I met a young couple on a cruise and put them up for there 3 month trip of New Zealand they were from Canada and were very nice. My friend told me about workaway that I keep meeting ......

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Hi we are a family of four, two little children aged 1 and 3. We have chickens, ducks, 2 goats and 2 cats and heaps of garden and a small native nursery. We are easy going open mined people who love to live of the land as much as possible. We live ......

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Hi, we are building a tiny house on wheels for our wee family and would love to receive some help. We are not builders but are higly motivated, keen to learn on the go and most of all we believe we can do it. Positive actitude makes wonders :) We ......

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We are Rose and Carlos, we have three happy children Layla 9, Nick 8, Ruby 6, a cat Ocean, dog Star, two Horses Gina and Misty and not to mention 1200 cows. Live on a beautiful dairy farm in the heart of the Waikato!

  • Country: New Zealand
Our home located on a small working farm, approximately 5 minutes drive from Oamaru. We are a family of 2 adults and 3 dreadful teenagers. We fatten bulls on our farm, and have a small flock of sheep, plus chickens, ducks, pigs, alpaca, farm dogs ......

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We have a small lifestyle block/farm 15 minutes away from Motueka, and the Abel Tasman National Park, with a lot of free range chickens, a few geese, ducks and turkeys. The property is also home to two Labrador dogs, two cats, two anti social ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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At this moment there are a lot of finishing jobs which would benefit from people who have experience in building, painting, or general experienced 'handy around the house' people. Outside there is a dry wall building project waiting for some one who ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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We are a family of two, but we have our children and grandchildren over, most of this has already been said. So if you have any other questions please dont hesitate to ask.

  • Country: New Zealand
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We have a life style block of land ,with house and car wrecking and autos repair work shop this is our business and home ,we have got 2 cats 2 Foxie dog and lots of hens.my name is Dorothy and my husband is called bernie we love meeting new people ......

  • Country: New Zealand
We are a NZ couple aged 49 and 52. Cathy is a food technologist who works from home via her internet based businesses. Barry is an ex army chef and general maintenance guy who spends his days working on our property as well as making wooden crafts ......

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We are a very energetic couple who love to have fun. We have 2 adult daughters (and son in laws) and 4 young grandchildren who live close by and who are a huge part of our lives. We have a large lifestyle block that we enjoy in between pursuing our ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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Hi There! We run our own dairy farming business in Christchurch region NZ! We are about 30mins from Christchurch and 15mins from Rangiora and 1.5hrs to ski fields and Hanmer Springs. It is a beautiful area amongst lovely people! We are a husband and ......

  • Country: New Zealand
I am looking for housesitters from late June to mid July. Our home is in beautiful Maungaraki, Lower Hutt, and has good bus and train connections to the wider Wellington area. Duties are limited to looking after two dogs and a cat, and minding ......

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Kia ora, we are a easy going fun loving family of four we enjoy mixing with people of different cultures. We like to share food and show off the beautiful bay of islands. Our interests are fishing, horticulture, baking and cooking. Our county block ......

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Hi I'm Pauline a mum of 5 kids though only 2 live at home now. Christiana 27 and Oliver 16 I'm a midwife, so work crazy hours. We are quite a sporty family and love getting into the outdoors. We also have a piano in the house for anyone who likes ......

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We are a family of three living on a 10acre rural property at the end of Whangarei Heads with great harbour views. It is very close to Ocean Beach- surf and Bream Head - walks. We recently set up a separate self-contained cabin suitable for a couple ......


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