Off-grid paradise being restored to a natural state in Motueka, New Zealand



 Estancia mínima:  Al menos una semana



  • Descripción


    Hi there, thanks for visiting our page!

    *We're flattered to have been favourited over 700 times on this website (*425 active users). Our aim is to be the #1 awesome Workaway experience in NZ - please check out the feedback*

    In brief:
    Sunny, elevated and spacious 44 acre section, fully off-grid paradise
    Panoramic views over Motueka river and Tasman Bay, from The Marlborough Sounds to the Abel Tasman National Park (you can see the peaks of the Nelson Lakes National Park too)
    12kms from central Motueka / 12kms from the golden beaches of Kaiteriteri / 16kms from Marahau
    Great mobile reception and fast internet
    Backs onto Kahurangi National Park - endless trails for walking/hiking/mountain biking right here
    Swim in the clean Motueka River just a few mins away
    Close to vineyards, skydiving, cycle trails, etc. - so much to do around here.

    No smokers please

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Ayuda en proyectos ecológicos
    Construcción y bricolaje
    Ayuda doméstica
    Mantenimiento general
  • Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de las NU
    Fin de la pobreza
    Hambre cero
    Salud y bienestar
    Educación de calidad
    Igualdad de género
    Agua limpia y saneamiento
    Energía asequible y no contaminante
    Trabajo decente y crecimiento económico
    Industria, innovación e infraestructura
    Reducción de las desigualdades
    Ciudades y comunidades sostenibles
    Producción y consumo responsables
    Acción por el clima
    Vida submarina
    Vida de ecosistemas terrestres
    Paz, justicia e instituciones sólidas
    Alianzas para lograr los objetivos
  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Fully off-grid living, self-sufficiency, wild edibles/foraging, growing native trees from seed/ seedlings/ cuttings, tree release, planting, setting and maintaining traplines, trapping invasive wild animals (the ones that eat the native birds or their eggs)

    Most of all you'll learn about conservation, restoration, NZ native birds and trees (if you want to), also more broadly, yin yoga, reiki, zumba, theta, forest bathing, meditation, breathing etc. for those that are interested.

  • Proyectos con niños

    Proyectos con niños

    En este proyecto podría haber niños. Para obtener más información, consulta nuestras directrices y consejos aquí.

  • Ayuda


    We're on a mission - slowly turning 44 acres back to native forest, eradicating predators, bringing the birdsong back, opening up access paths and growing our own locally-sourced native trees. We've planted around 10,000+ native trees over the last 3 years in a large-scale, long-term and ongoing project.

    We're looking for chilled, positive, fit, conservation-minded people for up to 2 weeks for:
    Light track maintenance, felling small wilding pines, some gardening, some planting, checking traplines, watering baby trees in our small nursery, we have some art projects too.
    During rainy days in winter we'd appreciate help with cooking housekeeping work, childcare if you love children and spending time with them.
    *If you plan to stay May-September (our winter), it's hardcore native tree-planting time!

    *Please note: We would prefer global people who have an active interest in: restoration projects, nature, wildlife, being outdoors, yoga and fitness, climate activism, self-sufficiency, spirituality, self-awareness, positive living (rather than "it looks like a nice place")

    *Please remember: *You need to supply and cook your own food - we do not cook for guests* +++ * be water wise - we are fully off grid and water usage is limited in the summer if dry*

  • Idiomas

    Idiomas hablados
    Inglés: Fluido
    Ruso: Fluido
    Ukrainian: Fluido
    Alemán: Intermedio
    Francés: Intermedio

    Este anfitrión ofrece intercambio de idiomas
    Keen on brushing up French and German, but all people welcome here!

  • Alojamiento


    Luxury powered TIPI (November-April) with king-size double bed, OR double bedroom in house (all year). Cook for yourself (with your own food) in our shared kitchen, our outdoor kitchen, or try out our sun ovens.

    When things get busy in the hotter summer months, we have tents in private, shady places close to the house, or parking for vans if you prefer sleeping there.

    Whatever the accomodation, you'll have:
    - shower, loo and bathroom in the main house (shared with other guests who are staying with us, a 50 metre walk away from the tipi/tent sites)
    - full use of shared kitchen with solar-powered induction cookers / sun ovens
    - a chill-out zone in a converted barn with shared fridge and sofas open 24hrs
    - a converted writing shed next to the tipi with desk and table for writing that novel
    - a large purpose-built elevated meditation platform for forest-bathing amongst old-growth native trees
    - full use of all gardens, orchards and walking tracks around the whole property (they will keep you fit!)
    - 2 x complementary kayaks, 1 x mountain bike yours to use anytime

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    About us:
    Chilled couple with 2 awesome kids, 9 and 7, one friendly old Huntaway/Kelpie X dog.
    We're into levity: trees, forest bathing, yin yoga, surfing, zumba, fitness, regenerating native forest, meditation, psychology, hypnotherapy, life coaching, reiki, wild edibles, self-sufficiency, having fun, positive mindset etc. and providing the best Workawayer experience that we can possibly provide.

    Best to have your own transport as there's no bus service, and we are 15kms from town.

  • Un poco más de información

    Un poco más de información

    • Acceso a Internet

    • Acceso a Internet limitado

      Acceso a Internet limitado

    • Tenemos animales

    • Somos fumadores

    • Puede alojar familias

  • Puede acoger a nómadas digitales

    Puede acoger a nómadas digitales

    Digital nomads most welcome, happy for you to run your gig from here. After all, this is exactly what we do too. Strong internet here! We're v experienced in business startups and do global business every day from here.

  • Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    You're most welcome to stay in your own camper van, we have lots of space - *please note we have an epic driveway which is steep in places, but no problem for 2WD.

  • Podría aceptar mascotas

    Podría aceptar mascotas

    Absolutely NO CATS please because we have lots of native birds. Well trained dogs welcome.

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    Más de dos

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    Horas esperadas

    Maximum only 3 hours a day, 5 days a week

Número de referencia de anfitrión: 216263854128

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