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All Year: Maybe
Area (ha): 6
Persons: 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 43636
Region: Hawkes Bay

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Last Updated: April 22, 2019

We will be preparing for an equestrian event in May. There are jumps to paint and lots of jobs to do on the cross-country course . At home there is gardening and housework to do and a new vegetable garden to make. For a competent rider, there is a beautiful horse to ride.
Mandy is an English teacher and Grant works with heavy machinery. Involved in horses and gliding. Opportunity to go gliding as Grant is a gliding instructor. Mandy has some knowledge of French and a smattering of German. A student with bi-lingual French/English also lives with us.
Lifestyle block, near Hastings and Havelock North. Close to the Art Deco city of Napier, wineries, beaches.
1 pony, 1 horse, Ozzie the fox terrier dog. 5 calves.
Helpx have own room in main house. Share modern bathroom and kitchen/lounge. Free wifi.
General help needed at any time on outside house - washing windows, doing gardens (small ones). Most work is outside eg collecting horse poo which takes an hour or so daily. Help with cooking appreciated. Looking for a helper who can do groundwork with a young horse esp natural horsemanship.
In the past, helpers have oiled decks, painted jumps, sanded a ceiling, painted the bathroom, made a raised vegetable bed, put shade cloths on trees and cooked meals. (yay)
Exchange 4 hrs work per day for accommodation and meals. Own transport an advantage. We are 6 ks from Hastings, 6 ks from Havelock North and 20 ks from Napier.

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