Homestays, Volunteering & Working Holidays in Canterbury, New Zealand

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We live on a property in North Canterbury in the beautiful South Island. We have horses for recreational sports and need help with property management and pasture care.

  • Country: New Zealand
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Couple or 2 friends together, energetic, needed for garden work, firewood, work in our native trees reserve,housecleaning,feed chickens and dogs, possibly help with painting a cottage, some housecleaning and general tidying up around the property. ......

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Welcome to Christchurch. We are ready to welcome helpers now, helpers with building skills and experience. We appreciate every one of our helpers and will do everything we can to make sure you get what you hope for in our exchange. We offer a ......

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We live in a beautiful rural setting, on a sheep and cattle farm in New Zealand. We are only 5minutes from a small town, and 45minutes from Christchurch. We are a married couple with 2 daughters, 5 and 8 years old. Our location is unique, with hills ......

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Hi I am Jonathan, myself with my wife and business partners own a stunning 110 acre Healing Retreat and permaculture farm on the Banks Peninsula of New Zealand. The Sundari retreat has a bunch of loved rescue farm animals, from chickens and sheep to ......

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We live on a small lifestyle block only a few minutes drive from town (20 minute walk to CBD) my husband works full time for an agricultural contracting company and I work part time doing accounts for a cropping/vegetable farm. We have a daughter ......

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07/07/2019: We will be heading into our busiest time of the year at the beginning of August! That is LAMBING! We would love to host a volunteer to help me with feeding lambs. There will most likely also be a little bit of helping out with chores ......

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We have a beautiful and picturesque small sheep farm (50 acres) located near Darfield, which is about 45 mins from the edge of Chistchurch. The farm house is a 4 bedroom Victorian style period villa with lots of character and wonderful views. Some ......

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We are looking for someone/a couple from July 4th - 23rd July. We are looking for general help at the moment, cooking, cleaning, laundry, sorting children clothes and toys, interacting or playing with children (if you're able), and some gardening. ......

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We have a lifestyle block in Canterbury New Zealand. My husband Henry works full time and I work part time. Commute to Christchurch from here is 45 minutes to Rangiora 20 minutes and Oxford 10 minutes. We have two daughters living away from home. ......

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We are an active retired farmers living on an idyllice lifestyle block with a large garden, small vineyard, fruit and nut trees, a few sheep and usually a pony. We are 40 minutes walk from the pretty villarge of Akaroa, five minutes from Takamatua ......

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We are a family of 4. We are looking for an awesome person to join our family for approx 2 months from Aug/Sept 2019 We live rurally so ideally if you have your own vehicle it gives you more freedom. We offer food/accomodation for help around the ......

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We are in the process of setting up an exciting new tourism venture. Due to house renovation all of this is falling behind. Pretty easy work. Enjoy a warm room with personal TV, borrow car (if licensed) and over 25. Will be offering a wage and ......

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We are a family with one child of 2 years, recently returned from living in the Netherlands for 4 years we have now bought our first home and settling back into Christchurch life. Juanita works part time on own digital consulting business and Paul ......

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I am a writer, an older widow with small lively Jack Russell who loves daily exercise. I have completed a book about Maori rock drawings which is being published this year. I also attend life drawing classes. Family have grown up. I enjoy classical ......

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At this moment there are a lot of finishing jobs which would benefit from people who have experience in building, painting, or general experienced 'handy around the house' people. Outside there is a dry wall building project waiting for some one who ......

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Hi There! We run our own dairy farming business in Christchurch region NZ! We are about 30mins from Christchurch and 15mins from Rangiora and 1.5hrs to ski fields and Hanmer Springs. It is a beautiful area amongst lovely people! We are a husband and ......

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We have 11 acres in the countryside with horses and dogs. We have great accommodation and food. We are interesting hosts who will make sure you have fun while helping us. If you are an experienced equestrian great but if not that is fine as we ......

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Hi there we are a family of Mum, Dad and our Son and our other Son lives across the road from us. We have 1 dog and 4 cows and 4 sheep.

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I am from the Philippines, Veterinarian by profession. I migrated to New Zealand 12 years ago with my family. I have one son (21 yrs old) and one daughter (18 yrs old). Me and my wife are Contract Milkers of this Dairy Farm and been in this farm for ......

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