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Kaiapoi
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 1
Persons: 2
Category: Non Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 7781
Region: North Canterbury

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Last Updated: August 6, 2017

We live on a small block just north of Christchurch with our son Noah, daughter Louisa, Labrador, Beagle, cats, alpaca, and sheep.

Clarkville is less than 20 minutes from Christchurch airport and we can pick up and drop back there if required.

We are aged in our early 40's and would enjoy having people of a similar age to stay. We like to interact with our helpers and learn about you and your culture/country. You must have initiative and be able to work unsupervised, but we are happy to write lists of things to do. Cleaning up after yourselves and helping with meals and dishes is part of the deal. Helpers must have host references.

CURRENT PROJECTS:

******Over the winter we would like to host helpers with building/carpentry or electrician skills to help with conversion of a barn into a studio *********

If you don't mind outside work there's a bit of garden tidying to do.


We have bikes and helmets available and there is a lovely reserve with a stream nearby which is great for a walk with the dogs. Wireless broadband is also available for those who do not spend all day on their laptop. Although we are close to the city our cellphone coverage is patchy unless you are with Vodafone.

Fishing gear is available for your use and the Waimakariri River is very close by.

Regular lifts into Christchurch are available, as Chris works near the city. We are looking for an average of 4 hours work per day per person in return for accommodation and main meals. We are happy for you to combine hours to take time off. We have very comfy accommodation in the house with a queen bed, lots of reading material and music.



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