Join our Okiwi Family Project - Auckland, New Zealand



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  • Description


    We are a family of 5 with three lively, kind, loud, fun boys under the age of 7.
    Our property is in the beautiful north of Great Barrier Island (Aotea) with views over Okiwi valley and Whangapoua Beach with it’s world famous surf break.
    Tom (34) originally from the island, is a Biodiversity Consultant and Beth (36), originally from England is a full time stay at home Mum.
    Great Barrier Island offers a very involved, down to Earth way of living and we love to share our passion for this incredible, unique place with others wanting to experience an off-grid existence.
    Tom is a keen fisherman, surfer and woodworker with a lifetimes worth of knowledge of Aotea’s land and people. As a family we love music (although none of us play an instrument!), food, the ocean, the beach, the boat, the stars, flora and fauna, movies and our home.
    We only recently purchased this property after relocating from another area on island and we are busy renovating and making the place our own.
    The accomodation we are offering best suits individuals or couples. We would love to welcome you into the family.

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Bricolage et projets de construction
    Entretien général

  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    How to live off-grid. Fishing and sustainability skills. Aotea adventures!

  • Projets impliquant des enfants

    Projets impliquant des enfants

    Ce projet peut impliquer des enfants. Pour en savoir plus, consultez nos directives et conseils ici.

  • Aide


    We are seeking help clearing overgrown garden beds, chipping vegetation and mulching trees. We also require help with small internal and external building projects such as constructing fish filleting tables, decking and stud wall construction. We would also dearly love to begin building a fort for our boys to play in!

  • Langues parlées

    Anglais: Courant

  • Hébergement


    You will have your own comfortable, self-contained unit with queen bed, lounge, kitchen and outdoor bathroom. The unit is located adjacent to the family home in our sun-soaked garden.
    We offer accomodation in exchange for 25 hours per week gardening and building.
    You will be invited to eat with the family for all evening meals.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    We are located very close to a world famous surf beach, bring your board! There is also an estuary suitable for fishing and kayaking and an abundance of walking tracks as well as a scenic reserve and pump track all within a 5 minute drive of the property.
    Public transport is non existent on the island. Bring your own vehicle or bicycle.
    If you hold a full driver’s license, there is access to a car at weekends.
    We don’t have WiFi at our property but there is cell phone reception.

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?


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    Nombre d'heures attendues

    Maximum 25 hours a week

N° de référence hôte : 981538865986