Help us finish our earth-house in Whanganui Bay, Lake Taupō



 Hospedagem min. solicitada: mínimo 1 semana



  • Descrição


    Nau mai haere mai 🤗

    I love people who have that natural urge to want to help others. For me I work best with people who can take the initiative and help where needed. Like you would at home, with your own family.

    Mostly, I’m looking for people I can teach earth building to. It’s really easy to learn and do, very relaxing too. I need help to finish my plastering my house. We will mix some colours into the clay and lime plasters to finish and paint the outside of the house.

    After that I would really like some help to create and plant some vegetables gardens and fruit trees around my house. Maybe even build a pizza oven from clay, pumice and sand.

    I live on my papakainga (ancestral lands) in Whanganui Bay with my family. It’s holidays now so there’s quite a lot of people camping. And Whanganui Bay is reserved for those unique people who can thrive in a remote setting. It’s like a glamping style experience, open fires, gas cooking, bathing in the lake, using a generator for any electrical needs. So if you’re into that then you’ll love it here.

    Somethings you might want to know :)
    - Learning sustainable building practises
    - Learning about growing your own food
    - Meet other workawayers in Turangi
    - Excellent cellphone reception
    - Access to electricity
    - Easy and fun work
    - Own caravan
    - Endless adventures

  • Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Prática de idiomas
    Ajuda em projetos ambientais
    Construção/faça você mesmo
    Cuidar de animais
  • Objetivos de sustentabilidade da ONU que este anfitrião quer atingir

    Objetivos de sustentabilidade da ONU que este anfitrião quer atingir

    Objetivos da ONU
    Erradicar a pobreza
    Erradicar a fome
    Saúde de qualidade
    Educação de qualidade
    Igualdade de género
    Água potável e saneamento
    Energias renováveis e acessíveis
    Trabalho digno e crescimento económico
    Indústria, inovação e infraestruturas
    Reduzir as desigualdades
    Cidades e comunidades sustentáveis
    Produção e consumo sustentáveis
    Ação climática
    Proteger a vida marinha
    Proteger a vida terrestre
    Paz, justiça et instituições eficazes
    Parcerias para a implementação dos objetivos
  • Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    You can live and learn about the Maori culture.

    How to cook in a puia
    Earth building
    Fire building
    Rock climbing
    Motorbike riding
    Horse riding
    Trout fishing
    Child minding

  • Ajuda


    What working with us looks like….

    Earth building:
    Collect materials and learn how to build an earth-house. We have an electrical mixer that speeds up the process and makes the job very easy. We can mix manually for fun if you’re that kind of person. There isn’t that much work that needs to be done before completion.

    Help me create a maara kai (food garden) and orchard.

    Pizza oven:
    I plan to make a pizza oven with the left over clay and pumice.

    8am: Start work
    10am: Small rest ☕️
    10.30am-2pm: Work
    2.30pm: Eat 🥗
    Free time

    Sunrise 6am
    Sunset 9pm

  • Idiomas

    Inglês: Fluente
    Maori: Intermediário

    Este anfitrião oferece intercâmbio de idiomas
    Este anfitrião indicou que tem interesse em compartilhar seu idioma ou em aprender um novo.
    Entre em contato com ele para obter mais informações.

  • Acomodação



    We have a self contained caravan. Gas cooking, shared bathroom in the main house. The caravan has two single sofa beds or it can be converted to a king size bed. Composting toilet.

    We provide fruit and veges from the garden and vegan basics - rice, pasta, oats, flour, etc. Breakfast is at 7am and dinner is at 5pm. You are also welcome to bring your own food to share with the whānau/family in our communal gatherings.

  • Algo mais...

    Algo mais...

    There are so many things to do in Whanganui Bay we may be remote but we are in the middle of all the towns.

    National Park
    Mt Ruapehu

    Traverse the Tongariro crossing and climb Mt Doom for “Lord Of The Rings”fans. Experience geothermal walks and relax in the hot pools in Tokaanu, Taupō and Rotorua - all within an hours drive.


    We have young children so we expect our home to be treated respectfully.
    We are easy going, adventurous, respectful, kind and loving people.
    We like to socialise with our family and have heaps of fun.

    Because we live on our Māori ancestral lands, at anytime an occasion can be called for an event that we will participate in and afterwards eat and celebrate with the family. Which you are welcome to attend.

    Sometimes we have school groups that visit us for outdoor education.

  • Mais alguns detalhes

    Mais alguns detalhes

    • Acesso à internet

    • Acesso à internet limitado

      Acesso à internet limitado

    • Temos mascotes

    • Somos fumantes

    • Pode hospedar famílias

  • Pode hospedar nômades digitais

    Pode hospedar nômades digitais

    Este anfitrião indicou que adora hospedar nômades digitais.

  • Espaço para estacionar campervans

    Espaço para estacionar campervans

    Este anfitrião pode fornecer espaço para vans.

  • Pode aceitar animais

    Pode aceitar animais

    Este anfitrião está aberto a aceitar viajantes com animais de estimação.

  • Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?

    Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?

    Mais de 2

  • ...

    Horas previstas

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 2-4 days a week

Nº de ref. de anfitrião: 297283226259

Comentário (4)


Essas classificações são opcionais e foram dadas junto com os comentários dos membros.A classificação média deixada por cada opção é exibida.

Precisão do perfil: (5.0)

Intercâmbio cultural: (5.0)

Comunicação: (4.8)

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