Help us in the garden, stay in a cosy VW Kombi van and explore the nearby Abel Tasman National Park, New Zealand

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Nova Zelândia

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    06/07/2022

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  • Descrição

    Descrição

    My mother, June, my stepson Tyson (15) and I live in a semi-rural area just outside of Motueka (Riwaka) and need help in the garden (lots of weeding & general tidying up).

    This is the perfect base to explore the area from, only 10mins drive from Kaiteriteri and 20mins from Marahau - start of the Abel Tasman National Park.

    Please note: We only take 1 person at a time.

  • Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Jardinagem
    Projetos de construção/faça você mesmo
    Manutenção geral
    Criar/cozinhar refeições caseiras
    Ajuda a cuidar da casa

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    I am originally from England, although I was born in Tanzania, and have travelled a lot and lived in NZ for over 15yrs. Sharing stories is always a good way to learn and if you're not used to gardening you'll enjoy learning a little about that, as well as using a few tools and the lawn mower etc.

  • Ajuda

    Ajuda

    We live in a semi-rural area just outside of Motueka and need help in the garden (lots of weeding & general tidying up).

    This is the perfect base to explore the area from, only 10mins drive from Kaiteriteri and 20mins from Marahau - start of the Abel Tasman National Park.

    You might have to work alone as I'll either be at work or doing other things around the place. I like to trust people to get the work done and watch the time themselves. So far no one has let me down :)

    We mainly eat a vegetarian diet but sometimes eat fish. If you would like to cook for us sometimes that would be very welcome, especially if you have traditional dishes you can introduce us to.

    I'm happy for you to work double your hours one day and do none the next if you want to get out and about. You will get two days off a week if you're here for a week or more.

    Your accommodation is either in my cool VW Kombi van which is parked in the garden in the summer, or the spare room in winter. Please note the kombi van is quite small so there's really only room to lie down and sleep/read. It's not like a caravan. But it is a great little space and most love the novelty of it.

    We're easy going, enjoy company and getting to know people and sharing experiences, but we also like our privacy and quiet time so would like people who are able to share our space respectfully. For this reason I only take 1 person at a time. I also prefer one week stays to begin with. Longer stays to be discussed once you have stayed a few days. Shorter stays are fine but min stay 3 nights. June has her own self contained room but joins me most nights for dinner and will eat with us.

    I'm a very light sleeper so when I go to bed I'd like you to either go to the van/room too, or be happy to be quiet if staying in the lounge reading etc. This is usually around 9.30 - 10pm.

    We're only 5kms from Motueka but there is no public transport. I drive into town regularly so can give you a lift or get groceries if you need anything and I'm heading that way. Hitch hiking is easy enough around here too if you're comfortable with that.

    I'm a non smoker but if you need to smoke you can do so outside.

    We also have a large black and white cat, Izzy, who is friendly but quite shy. She has long hair so there is sometimes hair on the couch or chairs. If you have any allergies with pets this is not the place for you!

    Look forward to hearing from you.

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    Inglês: Fluente
    Francês: Intermediário

  • Acomodação

    Acomodação

    VW kombi van that's parked in the garden. It doesn't have much space but it's your own space and people usually love it. It's not self contained so you need to come into the house to use the toilet although I do have a bucket in the van with a 'seat' that you can use in the night. In the winter you will be in the spare room.

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    Algo mais...

    The Abel Tasman National Park is about 15mins drive from here, if I'm not busy I can usually drop you off if you need a lift and you want to go walking. Also on my days off/weekends I am happy to take you somewhere if I have the energy!

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    Horas previstas

    4hrs / day, 5 days/ week

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Nº de ref. de anfitrião: 14947839664a