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Monowai
All Year: No
Area (ha): 1.6
Persons: 4
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 54681
Region: Southland

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Last Updated: March 29, 2018

My name is Craig. I'm a children's author and songwriter. I have a young daughter.

My holiday home is located 70km from the nearest shops {Manapori and Te Anau} in the far south western corner of the South Island. It's only a few km from fiordland national park and lake Monowai. 2 hours and 15 mins drive from Queenstown heading south west. My log cabin has 3 bedrooms, and lots of land. Because it's my holiday home I don't get to look after the land as much as I would like so I need some help to clear the land.

I am willing to supply accommodation (your own room) in the 3 bedroomed log cabin, 3 meals a day and all the local advice for walks etc in your down time in exchange for 4 hours of work per person per day.

Because of it's proximity to Fiordland national park some of the best and secluded walks and treks are located just a few km away. Work is predominately "on the land" clearing weeds and small bush.Planting native trees and Flax. Lawn mowing,. Things of this nature. Although I may be after some child minding from time to time for if and when I have my daughter also. It's best that you have transport to get here however depending on the nature of your travels I may be able to offer you a ride from Queenstown if the timing is correct or from Te Anau if you can get yourself there. My main house is in Queenstown and I tend to visit this location in the summer months and on occasion in the winter. This place has been in my family since it was built in 1974 :) . Currently there is NO internet or phone access although this can be obtained with a 5 minute drive.

Photos on my profile are of {from top left to right} 1.The log cabin front lawn, looking from the nor east to south west. 2.{top middle} Lake Monowai from Cleughearn Peak looking from south west into the north east. 3. {Top right} the signs from the main road that you turn off from to get to lake Monowai. 4. {bottom left} Looking at the log cabin from across the lagoon {that you can kayak on... yes I have kayaks :} looking from east to west. 5. My daughter , myself and a fish I caught near by. 6. My daughter and I getting back to the log cabin from a walk. looking from south west to north east.

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