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All Year: yes
Area (ha): 4.1
Persons: single or couple
Category: Non Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 81148
Region: Northland

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Last Updated: December 13, 2019

10 acre lifestyle property with a mix of organic orchards & vege gardens, amidst conservation areas and pasture / grazing. The property is on the lower slopes of majestic Mt Manaia, the Maunga /mountain for Ngapuhi Iwi of Northland. Our home enjoys 360 degree views of mountains, bush, and sea / coastline.

The property is within walking distance of the Bream Head and Mt Manaia Great Walks, a DOC marine reserve for snorkeling plus Ocean and harbour beaches for swimming, surfing, fishing, kayaking or whatever. There is a local cafe and Club nearby.

Large 3bedrm home with a separate garden studio used as Helper accommodation. This is a comfy bedsit with its own kitchenette and bathroom.

Skills Mix being sought presently are experience in any of the following:plastering or painting and conservation work (clearing, weeding, planting). There are also chickens, sheep annd dog/puppy to feed. I try to mix up the jobs to keep them interesting and according to weather.

We offer you food & accommodation in return for 5 hrs of work /day. The conservation work may require use of power tools, so experience preferred. Otherwise you need to be fit and able to do / be taught this work. One day of no work per week for those staying 8+ days- we prefer people to stay 10 days minimum so you become more adept /confident with skills learned/jobs and you have the opportunity to experience & appreciate the beauty of this area. You have free use of two kayaks plus unlimited Wifi is available in the bedsit-studio.
We are looking for workers now from January 5th 2010 onwards cheers liz

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