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Town or City: Lincoln
All Year: Yes
Area (ha):
Persons: 3
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 33700
Region: North Canterbury

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NON SMOKERS ONLY! Vacancy for Helper(s) (single or 2*singles or couple, the rooms that you will sleep in have a single bed in each one) from the 12th December 2014 to 15th January 2015. No other vacancies until March 2015 Sorry!

A Country Stay with Cultural and Urban Connections with (The Go Bus Company with 81 Bus, City to Lincoln and 80 Bus, Lincoln to City)- housework plus gardening and/or clerical assistance.

The work: Four to 6 hours per day of housework, gardening, laboring or clerical duties in exchange for accommodation and meals

* We prefer to host people that take initiative and enjoy contributing. We value good upfront communication.
* Normally, but must be flexible the work maybe at the start of the day = start not later than 8:30am on weekday and 10am on Saturday and Sunday.
* Please communicate well in advance concerning any special requirements you may have for varying the schedule or any special needs you have.
* Minimum stay 2 days. Maximum stay tw... more inside

            



Town or City: Waiau
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 1000
Persons: 2-3
Category: Non Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 25076
Region: North Canterbury

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Combination forestry and pastures for cattle breeding. Very scenic area with hiking, hunting, fishing, snow skiing, and horseback riding all nearby. In the process of finishing a house project with many light chores / projects still to be done.

Located midway between Hanmer Springs and Kaikoura in the mountains this is a fairly remote location about 25 km from the closest village but a perfect respite if you really appreciate being surrounded by nature.



        



Town or City: Methven
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 3000
Persons: 2 people
Category: Non Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 11457
Region: North Canterbury

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We live on a sheep farm located at the Head Waters of the Rakaia River in mid Canterbury.
We are 55 minutes drive from Methven which is situated one hour West of Christchurch.Stunning scenery and plenty of nature walks and fishing surround us.
We have three children who are all away at boarding school.
We offer gardening work and house cleaning.
Separate acommodation with own bathroom. All food included. Wi-fi available. Best if two people come together for company.
Buses travel daily through mid-Canterbury. We are happy to pick up from Methven Ashburton and Christchurch.


  



Town or City: Methven
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 10000
Persons: 1-2
Category: Non Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 13378
Region: North Canterbury

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We are looking for international travellers who would like to experience a special part of the South Island. This is a sheep and beef property in the Canterbury Highcountry, 50km inland near the township of Methven. Beside farming we are operating a small conference and accommodation venue and in the winter this place is the base for a heliski operation. We enjoy having travellers and welcome always a helping hand. A modern self contained unit with all facilities and all meals of the day will be provided as an exchange. It would suit an outdoor person who enjoys walking, mountain biking. Pick up from Methven (1 hour drive) or Christchurch (2 hours) is possible.Beside English our household is able to communicate in German and "Schoolfrench". Have a look on our website.

  



Town or City: Rangiora
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 120
Persons: 2
Category: Non Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 17694
Region: North Canterbury

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120 hectare Deer farm in the North Canterbury foothills.
Accommodation offered, in exchange for varied work on farm, gardening and house, is a detached farm cottage with 2 bedrooms, en suite, kitchen and living/dining space. Meals in the main house. Duration of stay negotiable.
Animals include Highland cattle and three friendly dogs.
Well travelled hosts.

Could pick up from Rangiora or Oxford.



      



Town or City: Canterbury
All Year: Yes
Area (ha):
Persons: 2
Category: Accommodation
Host ID: 23782
Region: North Canterbury

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Nestled in the beautiful Southern Alps is the historic settlement of Cass (approx half way between Christchurch and Greymouth). I am offering private accommodation (separate from the house with own bathroom)in exchange for odd jobs - painting, gardening and lawn mowing.
I also have a horse drawn wagon seen in the photo's which is needing a keen horseperson to drive and keep working.
There is plenty to do in the area including fishing on many of the nearby high country lakes (1.6 km to Lake Sarah) day walks/ tramping in Arthurs Pass National Park and Craigieburn forest Park, skiing on one of the 5 local ski fields, four wheel driving, Scree jumping (down Sugar Loaf). A short drive to Cave stream scenic reserve (one of the south Islands best free activities) and Castle Hill natural rock climbing park (where scenes from Lord of the Rings and Narnia were filmed). Other nearby facilities are The Bealy Hotel (10mins) and Arthurs Pass 20mins. In exchange I would like four hours work... more inside

            



Town or City: Christchurch
All Year: Yes
Area (ha):
Persons: 1
Category: Backpacker Hostel
Host ID: 2812
Region: North Canterbury

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Cleaner/Reception in a hostel
We are looking for one person to help us in our hostel in exchange for accommodation e.g. general hostel work cleaning to a high standard, answering telephone, checking customers in/out and some gardening. Good understanding of the English is essential. This is working for 4 days in a week (2 full days and one morning, one afternoon). Minimum commitment 6 weeks. If this is good for you and keen to take the position we would like to interview beforehand. PH (03)365-4805 ask for Alan or Keiko


            



Town or City: Greta valley
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 55
Persons: 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 24345
Region: North Canterbury

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We have a large 2 story house in rural area,we have had alot to do with hosting tourists as we used to own a pub and like meeting new people.we have a jet boat,a fishing boat and miniture horses and carts, atv bikes, cattle, sheep dogs etc. we are only 10 mins from the sea .we can pick you up from Christchurch or the main road at greta valley

          



Town or City: Amberley
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 2
Persons: 1-2
Category: Non Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 30120
Region: North Canterbury

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This is a kennel and cattery business located on 5 acres in beautiful Leithfield, 30 minutes north of Christchurch airport. Accommodation is a 110 year old 4 bedroom villa. In exchange for accommodation and meals we need help with gardening, lawn mowing, demolition, painting, wood splitting, and of course helping with the dogs and cats.

        



Town or City: Canterbury
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 2.5
Persons: 2 max
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 27061
Region: North Canterbury

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We have a small beekeeping business and are working towards operating organically within the next 2 years
We have 2 large organic vege gardens and fruit trees.
We eat our own meat and eggs.We have 15 chickens which free range for half the day and are in a large shady run for the other half.We have 2 cows and 8 sheep and 2 horses.
We use unpasteurised milk and mostly eat healthy food but love treats too. We make our own yoghurt , kombucha, breads etc.
Our home is an old farmhouse cottage which is homey, with two woodburners.The accommodation is a small 10 foot caravan really suitable for 1 person or a couple or very close friends!
Helpers are welcome to spend time in our home when relaxing. We need help with the gardening and property maintenance, beekeeping and jobs associated with beekeeping.Planting time is usually busy as we are develpoping native plantings and adding more fruit trees and bushes each season. We have other projects too, like building a big treehouse and so... more inside

            

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