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All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 35
Persons: 2 double rooms
Category: Non Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 42176
Region: Far North

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Last Updated: May 10, 2020

We have a Kiwi fruit Orchard, 10km out of Kerikeri, which is farmed commercially, Our first crop of Gold Kiwifruit will be picked in the 2015/6 season, having re-grafted a 30 year old green orchard over to the new gold variety. We can also help you find Paid work in the kiwi fruit picking/ packing season. We have a couple of cattle, chickens etc, as well as a very friendly Jack Russell dog. We have 10 acres of pine forest and, 15 acres of indigenous forest, and the farm boarders on the Puketotara Stream, which is believed to have trout. We are both sailors, having finished a world circumnavigation in 2011 on our Yacht SV Cariad, which is moored in the Kerikeri Inlet, so sailing and boating is available as well. Diana is Owner / chef at a local cafe/Bistro,and does a lot of catering so you will be well feed in Exchange for help around the farm!!! And often need help with catering big function , so there is also a possibility of some paid work in the catering field as well. There is lots to see and do in the Bay Of Islands, which is just down the road. We have two double rooms, either to share or single.

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