Alanna & Anthony

From: New Zealand

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    Account Type

    Couple account

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    Travelling to

    Canada, United States

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    Travel dates

    21/08/2017 - 25/03/2019

  • Badges

    Top Workawayer

  • Description

    Hello!
    We are Anthony and Alanna - two friendly and hard-working Kiwis making our way around the Americas (South: Aug 17’-Mar 18’; North: Apr 18’-Oct 18’).

    We’re keen to participate in projects/businesses that have a positive impact in your community and that leave a low impact on the environment.

    Our hope is to meet like-minded people, exchange skills + ideas and have fun while working hard.

    We are eager to try new things, get our hands dirty, and immerse ourselves in the tasks and responsibilities that are required. We’re open and friendly people who enjoy art, movies and music.

    To date, our experiences with Workaway have always been enjoyable and rewarding. We’ve worked on a variety of farms and also with families to help run their hospitality businesses.

    Alanna has a background in textiles, design, painting, pottery, and hospitality, and grew up on a farm on the Kapiti Coast of New Zealand.

    Anthony is an eager gardener and photographer, with a passion for sustainability and exploring new cultures. Over the past few years he has worked with libraries and community groups to engage youth in education and awareness around sustainability.

  • Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Babysitting / child care
    Cooking / shopping
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Helping with Tourists
    Language practice
    Art project
    Other
    Help with Computers / internet
    Teaching

  • What skills do you have?

    Environmental sustainability, Bread-making, Photography, Gardening, Composting, Working with children, House maintenance, Guitar, Cooking, Experience in community outreach programmes, Coffee-making, Fast-learning, Pottery, Painting, Baking, Hospitality, Management

  • Languages spoken

    English, Japanese (Anthony)

  • Age

    28 & 29

  • Nationality

    New Zealand

  • What else ...

    We are so excited to get started, and to meet you! We're eager to do some hard work and learn/exchange some new skills, build life-long friendships, connect through stories - all within an authentic experience with real families.

  • Some more information

    • Smoker

    • Driver's licence

    • Allergies

    • Special dietary requirements

Photos

Alanna in her art studio, working on a collection of paintings and textiles.
Anthony throwing a mug on a pottery wheel.
We are both passionate photographers, and love to share this with others.
An outdoor bar that we dug the post holes for, erected the posts, cleaned each plank of wood of bark, and constructed, with guidance in Uruguay.
Alanna's home-made bread and cinnamon rolls
Before and after Alanna training a passionfruit vine in Brazil
Anthony constructing a composting system on a shiitake mushroom + honey farm in southern Brazil

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