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Balclutha, South Otago
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 200
Persons: 1
Category: Non Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 3385
Region: Otago

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Last Updated: January 20, 2020

We are often looking for help with Farm chores, Milking, Fencing, Weed control and heaps of other jobs on our coastal dairy farm. Previous farming experience and a keen attitude to learn is an advantage PAID WORK is also available to the right person during certain times of the season.
You are welcome to Come n Help on our Dairy Farm at the gateway to the Catlins. Only minutes from the beach, One hr to Dunedin or Gore and only Two hrs to Central Otago. There are always jobs to do; milking, cleaning, weed spraying, gardening, and general maintenance. You`ll never get bored here! We also have a few Horses, Pigs and Sheep.
For those without independent transport we can arrange to pick you up in Balclutha with a little notice or Kaka Point a local township is a stop off point for the Bottom Bus. At the back door we have Fishing, Surfing, Tramping, Hunting and awesome wildlife including Sea lions, Seals and Penguins. We welcome you to our little piece of paradise. Drop us a line and come and experience Rural NZ. We are often busy so always keen to host experienced farmer especially through August and September.

reviews (12)
Helper: Laura Tokola Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Finland Date: February 10, 2017
I planned to stay just a one week, but I ended up staying almost one month.... view complete review

Helper: Elie and Camille Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France Date: September 27, 2015
We have spend over one month with the Button's family, during the calving sea... view complete review

Helper: Elie and Camille Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France Date: September 27, 2015
We have spend over one month with the Button's family, during the calving sea... view complete review

Helper: Laura Garnier Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France, Metropolitan Date: March 29, 2015
The Buttonís family are my first contact in NZ and Iím so happy to meet this ... view complete review

Helper: Anne-laure CHARRIER Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France Date: March 28, 2014
First helpx experience and what an awesome experience ! It's going to be diff... view complete review

Helper: Aami Roysko Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Finland Date: February 3, 2013
Amazing, positively grazy family:) They all work very hard and intensively fo... view complete review

Helper: Florian Bergoin Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France Date: January 20, 2013
Spent 5 weeks at Port Molyneux Dairies, and it was a great way to start my wo... view complete review

Helper: Mark and Sinead Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Ireland Date: December 6, 2012
The Button's are the most welcoming friendly family you could stay with. They... view complete review

Helper: Matthieu BODART Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France Date: June 18, 2012
Better (very) late than never... I spent 2 months with the Button family, fro... view complete review

Helper: Stacie Jang Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Korea, South Date: April 11, 2012
Sorry for the late review! Button Family are the sweetest people in the world... view complete review

Helper: Laura Cavanagh Profile: hidden - premier members only  
From: Australia Date: June 5, 2009
I spent about four days in late May with the Button family, who are just the ... view complete review

Helper: Siobhan Kelly Profile: hidden - premier members only  
From: United Kingdom Date: February 18, 2008
I had a fantastic few days staying here - Katy and Tim and family made me fee... view complete review

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