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Join a family creating a self-sufficient bush paradise near Taipa, New Zealand

Disponibilidade

  2024 

 Hospedagem min. solicitada: mínimo 2 semanas

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Detalhes

  • Descrição

    Descrição

    We have 121 hectares of land of which 100 hectares is native bush.

    We do not have tracks through the Bush but that is in the plans. You can walk up our hill and have a view across the valleys and out to the distant coast.

    We are establishing gardens and orchards and have 2 dogs (Beautiful Labrador and Labrador X, ducks, and chickens with the aim of being as self-sufficient as We can.
    We also have young cows that we have hand raised from calves. They are really friendly, and help keep the grass down.
    We are off the grid so are investigating various ways of generating our own power.

    Our budget has not enabled us to invest in solar so we are unable to constantly charge devices. This is an opportunity to live without being attached to your device.

    We are located 30 minutes from the East coast beaches, Taipa, Cable Bay, and Coopers Beach.

    We enjoy eating vegetables, We try to grow as much as We can. We eat meat two or three times a week. Fish once a week caught by my husband.

    We have two girls aged 16 years and 15 years.

  • Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Projetos artísticos
    Prática de idiomas
    Ajuda em projetos ambientais
    Ensino
    Jardinagem
    Construção/faça você mesmo
    Cuidar de animais
    Ajuda em fazenda
    Criar/cozinhar refeições caseiras
    Ajuda a cuidar da casa
    Manutenção geral
    Ajuda com computadores/internet
  • Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    You will learn about sustainable living in a fun family environment. This will include learning how to take care of the land. During your time with us you will learn the skills involved in maintaining gardens, orchards and animals free from pesticides and chemicals.

    As meals are prepared from raw ingredients, you will have the opportunity to learn to cook. Most of the cooking in the winter is done in a home made wood fired oven, this includes baking bread. In the summer We cook in an oven.

    You will have the opportunity to live a low impact kiwi life style. "living off the land". You may have opportunity to learn to fish.

    You will experience what is like to live with-out noise or light pollution. Get to study the stars from down under and experience true silence.

    You will experience what it is like to live in an isolated environment the nearest neighbour being 10 minutes walk down hill.

  • Projetos que envolvem crianças

    Projetos que envolvem crianças

    Este projeto pode envolver crianças. Para mais informações, veja aqui nossas diretrizes e dicas.

  • Ajuda

    Ajuda

    Assistance with the seasonal activities in the orchards and gardens ie firewood, planting seeds, weeding, mulching, watering, composting and harvesting and Preserving.

    Assistance with everyday chores, cooking, washing up, cleaning, hanging out/folding washing and vacuuming

    Our 4 year old Labrador loves being taken for walks. There may be times they will need your company when We have to go out for the day so it is essential you love dogs.

    It would be of great benefit if you are physically fit as many of the tasks are physically challenging.

    Assistance with building and maintenance of home.

    Assistance with feeding ducks and chickens and caring for dogs.

    Assistance with technology

  • Idiomas

    Idiomas
    Inglês: Fluente
    Espanhol: Iniciante

    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

    Acomodação

    Sleeping in a caravan located near to the house. All cooking is done in the house kitchen. Meals are shared with us.

    Showers may be taken in the house

    We have a outdoor fire bath a wonderful night time experience

    We use a simple but effective bucket toilet system, also known as a composting toilet

  • Algo mais...

    Algo mais...

    We are very isolated but there is some beauty in that. Peace, solitude and stunning views.

    You will hear kiwis at night and look at the night sky while you lie in our fire bath. The night sky may be revealed to you in all its beauty, with no light pollution.

    The intercity coach service drops off and picks up in Taipa (best during school holidays) and Kaitaia, We can pick you up from there.

    If driving, you are best to arrive on highway 10 into Taipa and travel to where We live in Peria from there.

    Our nearest town is Kaitaia 50 minutes drive from where We live. My husband travels into Kaitaia every day of the working week during the school term so this is a good arrival and departure option.

    You can visit the Bush Fairy Dairy which is 20 minutes drive from our property. They sell local crafts, organic food (organic ice cream that is good enough to write home about) and has internet access.

    We work six days a week making Saturday or Sunday our day of rest. If you would like an additional day off you have the option of making up the hours on other days.

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    Mais alguns detalhes

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      Acesso à internet limitado

    • Temos mascotes

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    • Pode hospedar famílias

  • Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?

    Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?

    Mais de 2

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    Horas previstas

    4 hours a day (max 25 hours/week)

Nº de ref. de anfitrião: 297599276874

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