Homestays, Volunteering & Working Holidays in New Zealand

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New Zealand


  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 7
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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, and their two sons, Connor and Kael, ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 5
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we have a small dairy farm 3km from Collingwood. Tim and I work the farm together, although this year we will have another person helping Tim with the cows. We have three children, 14 12 11 yrs. they are busy and active. There is good wifi in your ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 1
  • Host offers payment
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Come & help us at our homely hostel in central Nelson. We have one helper (in exchange for accommodation) 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 minutes walk from town. ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 20
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Had a last minute cancellation after a couple or single mature person ideally for 1 wk possibly longer from Sunday 21st of July who has had some experience with kids, and is okay with them being around. Range of tasks ie, gardening, setting us up ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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We live in a beautiful, recently renovated farm homestead in the stunning Motueka River valley. Your hosts, Jeremy (32) and Josie (32), would love to host people from anywhere in the world with an interest in the outdoors. We have recently finished ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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We are on a small property midway between Invercargill and Riverton, Southland. We are in our first season developing a garden based on the principles outlined in JM Fortier's 'Market Gardener' book blending in methods used by Richard Perkins. We ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 4
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We have a Quiet lifestyle block near Invercargill .Try to fish once a week so there will be fresh fish . The meals are mainly farm meat /wild venison/pork and Fish with fresh veg out of the garden . Always enjoy taking people out for a fish mainly ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 14
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Highlights: - Peaceful and beautiful lifestyle property with waterfalls, ponds and streams - Brand new home - Helpers get their own private bedroom and bathroom - Opportunity to work with animals - A chance to try a homemade Middle Eastern food - ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 14
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Hi, We need help from August 26th 2019 to February 2020. Family of 5 looking for a mature helper to be useful around the place. Someone who likes to keep busy and likes being productive. We enjoy sharing our home and our beautiful countryside with ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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Enjoy the romance of helping tend our over-sized hobby vineyard, help restore our lovely stream, maintain a rambling house and swing in the hammock. Detox from the internet in our off-the-grid location. We're located between the boutique wineries of ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 6
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Bruce and I are in our late 50s, our children have left home long ago! We are a busy active couple who love life . Our 5 acre property is forever developing and love to hear what other people think. We have many projects on the go so if you have any ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 6
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This is an alpaca farm under development (started in May 2013). The property is 10 acres in size, with a growing number of alpaca, weaner calves, kune kune pigs, pony, chickens plus domestic animals. The fruit tree orchard and veg garden are both ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 4
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Housework with a really good view of Rangitoto Island, next to the beaches, in Castor Bay, ideal for walking and enjoying the sunshine I am an older woman, I'm friendly, caring and interested in other nationalities as I travel a lot myself. I am ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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We are a friendly, easy going couple who own a lifestyle block of 7Ha and look after many rescued farm animals. We also have 4 rescue dogs! We both work so we love to have some extra help in and around the farm. We are working towards becoming ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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Kia ora travellers, Welcome to the Kapiti Coast, Wellington. We are a young family of four, Paul (31), Jacqui (26), two kids, J(4) and A(1), and two cats. *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️we are also looking for house/pet sitters for a short ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 134
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Hi folks, We have a fun, friendly, & relaxed backpacker in Greymouth. The gateway to New Zealand's Wild West Coast! Our backpackers is a beautiful old building, ex-monastery 100m from middle of town with a nice big garden with hammocks, fireplace ......

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Feedback: 25
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Welcome travellers. I am looking for interesting and fun people to support me with all kinds of projects on my property and in my house, Be it painting,building,creating,gardening or other general maintainace Your working hours (3 hours x 5 days) ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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We are a young family of three humans (one Belgian, an Aussie and a little Kiwi), one K9 and one feline kid (all Belgian). We have one Kiwi flattie who is a professional athlete. We all live in a beautiful 70's house in an oasis of green, only a ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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We live on a farm with views and surrounded in nature. We live on a road with 2 other houses. But only 15 minute drive to Ashhurst. The next space is from July 21st 2019. we are a family who have has had volunteers stay with us many times. We live ......

  • Country: New Zealand
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If you are into fishing, hiking, MTB, surfing, horse riding, good food, good wine and generally being surrounded by the beauty of nature we have the spot for you. We are a 680 acre certified organic farm with cattle, sheep, feijoa orchards and large ......


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