All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 4
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 49433
Region: Bay of Plenty
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Last Updated: April 20, 2018
I own a smallholding farm containing a few animals like cattle, horses, sheep, chickens, dogs, cats and rabbits, on which I live by myself.
The accomodation includes a detached unit with 2 single beds, a microwave, a hot water jug and fridge. The bathroom will be shared with me. All meals provided. Evening meal cooked by you and eaten together with me.
I am situated In the Bay Of Plenty on State Highway 34 near Kawerau.
This area is known as the sunshine capital with free hot pools 5 minutes down the road and great scenery offering many walking and biking trails, lakes and waterfalls, the beach is a mare 15 minute drive where you can fish or take a tour of our active volcano in Whakatane, this area has a lot to see and do.
Some of odd jobs are:
Bit of fencing
Bit of painting
Bit of wood sawing
Bit of welding (for fixing a horse float)
Bit of tractor driving
Bit of horse care
Bit of gardening
Bit of hole digging
Bit of cooking
Lot of eating
Soak in hot pools for free
Climb a mountain
Walk bush trails
Gaze at unusual waterfall
Walk in sea at beach
Fish & Chips
Visit active volcano (your cost)
Walk and groom dogs
Wake up with rooster
Eat New Zealand Lamb
Do any of them suit you? No experience necessary!
At the moment I would especially appreciate someone to help me with woodwork that needs repairing, fixing a horse float and training young horses which have to be prepared for sale.
That"s why I need a confident and somewhat experienced horse handler. I have 7 young horses, of which some are rideable. Most of them, however, need to be trained and cannot be ridden yet. I no longer ride myself due to a back injury which is why I need your help to prepare them for sale.
You are asked to help for approximately 4 hours a day. Alternatively 8 hours every second day to give you a full free day.
It is preferred that you have your own transport also, but not essential.
This position would suit a couple or 2 friends.
Preferred to be able to communicate in English.
Feel free to contact me for further information.