Homestays, Volunteering & Working Holidays in Nelson & Bays, New Zealand

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We are a fun family of four. Always busy doing something. Our 9 year old and 7 year old are lots of fun and very social. They both go to the school down our street. Regan runs an Internet company and Lisa teaches Kids Yoga and is studying writing.

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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 ......

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After 24 years away on international adventures Alistair has returned home to New Zealand, and bought the family with him! Alistair met his American wife, Karin, in Bolivia where they lived together for 20 years. Their two teenaged sons were born in ......

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We're a family of four, plus Barry the dog. We're a journalist and a teacher, so very busy with jobs, school etc and would love some extra hands on deck. Jobs include: sanding, cleaning, painting, gardening and maybe the odd dog walk. We are ......

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Come & help us at our homely hostel in central Nelson and meet other travellers from all over the world!. We have one helper leaving in the next week or so. Please only contact us if you're available now or in the next week. We are a 5 to 10 ......

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We live in a beautiful, recently renovated farm homestead in the stunning Motueka River valley. Your hosts, Jeremy (33) and Josie (33), would love to host people from anywhere in the world with an interest in the outdoors. We have finished our own ......

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Hi, we are an international family originally from Bermuda who moved to sunny Hope near Nelson about 3 years ago. Andrea is a breast cancer survivor and one of our motivations for moving to New Zealand was to live an outdoor life in a beautiful ......

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After our own Overseas drama we are open to assisting those who may find themselves stranded. The Glen is 14km North from Nelson City, it is at the start of the boulder bank where we swim, snorkel, kayak, paddle board and sometimes surf. The sea is ......

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We are a family of five, consisting of Francesco, Seija, two wonderful home educated girls; Lexi and Charlie and our young son, Matteo. We have a wellbeing studio, a vineyard and permaculture gardens. Seija is a naturopathic nutritionist, a clinical ......

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We need help with preparing and painting the outside of our house.

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If you love nature & sea, native bush, beaches and organic food, you’ll call Marahau paradise. Walk to the beach or the Abel Tasman Park, have a swim in the sea or in the river, go kayaking with seals or choose a hammock with the bellbirds and tuis. ......

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I grew up on a vineyard in West Auckland, NZ but have been busy living and travelling many different places (I have been to over 50 countries some of them multiple times such as Croatia, Italy, England and USA) around the world and New Zealand. I ......

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I’m a retired English teacher and nurse with a big house where I rent a couple of rooms.we have a garden and chooks and cats . We welcome travellers who can help with maintenance to our little paradise .we are a short walk into nelson city on the ......

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Small, busy, friendly family home in central Nelson, surrounded by gardens and then overgrown bush. We have four school aged children and some experience with kids is preferred. We are not looking for childcare, but want someone who is happy to be ......

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Dear Workawayers, Welcome to our House. 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 28 years and our business has a strong ecological ......

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We are a husband and a wife - "paper Kiwis" :) living rurally in beautiful Motueka River valley. We are actively building our little permaculture paradise which includes a lot of gardening and - depends on the season - harvesting and processing. Our ......

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Updated 6th July. 1.House keeping Position available October. We require a person (preferably female) with hospitality experience,minimum age 25years. Help includes room reset and cleaning, guest check in , gardening , help in the house, dog ......

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You would be staying in a self contained building with your own kitchen and bathroom /laundry. We have space for up to 3 groups of people in three different bedrooms. One queen bedroom; one caravan with a double bed and two single beds; and a ......

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Come and enjoy Nelson - the "sunshine capital" of New Zealand! You will discover a paradise here with stunning scenery, a wide choice of outdoor activities as well as a wealth of art and cultural events. We live on a beautiful, park-like 2 acre ......

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We are a big family of eight, free range kids and a couple of adults that live on a beautiful piece of land in a hidden valley near the Motueka river in a place known as Ngatimoti, growing our food, living simply but very socially with friends and ......


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