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Nelson
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 0.2
Persons: 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 13008
Region: Nelson

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Last Updated: May 13, 2017

Hello
We are currently wanting helpers for home and gardening projects anytime from now
We (John and Cher) live in a open sunny modern home at Cable Bay, near Nelson. Your room is comfortable with a queen sized bed and a single bed. We live on the edge of a tidal estuary and it is a short walk to the swimming beach. We have kayaking, swimming & walking tracks, fishing and snorkelling close by. It is a 25 minute drive to the closest town Nelson. The nearest shop is 10 minute drive away or 30 minutes by bike. we have wifi but no mobile reception.

The work you would be doing includes home gardening, lots of weeding, odd jobs around our half acre section and organic garden, a little house work (we have a cleaner), and home maintenance. Some practical skills in building and use of machinery such as weedeaters would be great. Because we work full time, and we are out on some evenings we prefer experienced helpers who enjoy working unsupervised on their own as we are often working. Cher works at her home office 3 days a week and one of us often goes to the city if you need to be picked up. We prefer our helper to arrive on a Friday
We normally cook whole plant based based diet from our vegetable garden, supplemented by fish .
We like our helpers to stay minimum of a week preferably longer.
We always look at your previous host references in order to help us make a decision about your stay and so we appreciate any efforts you make to provide this information. Please don't be offended if we do not reply to requests if you do not have references. Please only apply if you have a current a work permit

If you need time to look around the region,we are flexible with working hours and days. It works well for us if you can work on Saturday and Sunday.
We are sure you will love our little piece of paradise and we look forward to meeting you.
Cher Williscroft and John Campbell

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