Homestays, Volunteering & Working Holidays in West Coast, New Zealand

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West Coast


  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 70
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We are have space available from 3rd October. At this stage we have most of October and November available. We are living near the small town of Ahaura on the West Coast of the south island. We are a family who have has had volunteers stay with us ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 2
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We live in a shipping container house at the base of the Paparoas mountain range on the beautiful West Coast. We have about an acre of land managed on organic principles and values. Later this year, probably November, we will be making a tiny house ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 8
  • Host offers payment
*** Currently our business is closed due to COVID-19, so we cannot offer payment.*** We are a family of four who own a guesthouse on the beautiful wild West Coast of New Zealand. We are located an hour south of Hokitika, and 30 minutes north of ......

  • Country: New Zealand
Hi, We are a family of 2 adults and 2 kids ( 2 and 5 years old). We live in a small town near glaciers, forest, beach and big mountains. We have a big garden and try to live as eco friendly as possible. Our interests are sustainability, waste ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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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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Don Levy. I have a farm situated near national parks and beaches. Close to white water rafting, jet boating, fishing, seal coloneys etc . I enjoy fishing and sailing. I also host gay travelers here so all who wish to stay here must be Gay friendly . ......

  • Country: New Zealand
Update: we would like to let everyone know that due to the Corona virus that is currently spreading the world we are unable to take any workawayers as we have a 2 year old daughter that we must protect. We will update once we feel it is safe. We ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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I recently quit my job in the city and moved to the remote and beautiful little village of Little Wanganui. I am now working as a contractor doing ecology and conservation work, hunting and gathering from the surrounds and developing a garden and ......

  • Country: New Zealand
Large garden needs maintenance. We are an older family of two plus a small Dog. We both have many interests, from gardening to Classic Vehicles. We are also interested in our local History.

  • Country: New Zealand
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Looking for motivated people to help me do-up my rural West Coast property! I own a 15 acre Lifestyle block on the West Coast of the South Island in New Zealand and I’m looking for people to help me get the place in order. A little bit about me: ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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The Maruia Valley is central to everywhere and in the middle of no where! Springs Junction is the closest settlement. Stunning mountains and rivers. I own and train western competition horses. I am looking for help working and caring for the horses. ......

  • Country: New Zealand
My name is Bev and I own and run a local coffee cart and pie house for the town of Waimangaroa that is located adjacent to a beautiful sculpture garden and gallery. I live on a five acre farm with my husband Johnny that has a garden, chickens, sheep ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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UPDATE; Hi.. We are Stephen born NZ'er.. and Nicole who is from Malaysia.. We are both very well travelled and enjoy meeting interesting people from around the world.. Stephen has spent about 7 years travelling/working/living in other parts of the ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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We have just moved from up north onto a 20 acre lifestyle section overlooking the gorgeous mountains. We are situated 35 minutes from the amazing tourist destination of Franz Josef and an hour from Hokitika. Loads of interesting walks, lakes, ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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We provide comfortable, unique backpackers’ accommodation. Beautifully decorated in a Global Art theme, where the atmosphere is conducive to good conversation and good times. We are looking for environmentally concsious helpers to assist with daily ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 3
  • Host offers payment
Come and experience a little piece of paradise here at our retreat nestled in the native rainforest and surrounded by rugged coastline, come and explore what the West Coast of New Zealand has to offer.

  • 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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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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If it's outdoors I love it. Mountain Biking and being out side is my passion. Cooking on beach fires and camping by rivers, fishing and exploring nature. I love the history of my area and would love to share this with people and learn about their ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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I live alone in a beach house in Barrytown. I work as the Chef at the cafe. I draw portraits, meditate, writing a story book, learning to play the guitar and I workout regularly. Who ever who wants to stay at my place must be a person with values in ......


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