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Town or City: Great Barrier Island
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 8
Persons: 4
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 23913
Region: Great Barrier Island

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Calling all would-be growers, wanting to get involved in a small scale local food venture!!

We would love some help for the next two to three months (starting late January/early Feb) with harvesting, watering, planting and all the other interesting tasks on an organic garden. If you are keen on learning about organic production and getting your hands dirty in an incredibly beautiful environment, do contact us.

We request 30 hours per week of your help. We supply all meals (excellent food and plenty of it). Accommodation is in 2 caravans and we have
a spare room in the house. Helpers have access to our house at all times for meals, showers, laundry, relaxing time etc

We are also seeking applications for our three-month spring internship starting in August 2020, and for our summer Internship starting November 2020.

Okiwi Passion is a small scale intensive market garden, nursery and orchard on Great Barrier Island, operating according to organic/biological principles ... more inside

        



Town or City: Great Barrier Island
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 1
Persons: 1
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 84328
Region: Great Barrier Island

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Kia Ora!

***Seeking help from April 2020***

We are a family of 6 with four children under 10. We are homeschooling / unschooling our beautiful children and wish for them to meet people from all over the world. You will be warmly welcomed into our bustling, creative and caring home.

We are seeking an au pair for assistance with household chores, child care and gardening. Prefer a solo female helper. Board and meals and $150NZ in exchange for 6 hours work per day/ 5 days per week. We share the evening meal, and you will be supplied simple ingredients to make your own breakfast and lunch.

You will have your own private sleep out accomodation with a comfy queen sized bed, and simple cooking facilities (see the room in photo 6, it is below our deck in photo 5). You will have your own toilet, but will need to share our bathroom. Our home is at the top of a 3 minute walking track, surrounded by ancient pohutukawa trees with stunning views over the ocean. We are situated in the ... more inside

            



Town or City: Great Barrier Island
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 5.7
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 47449
Region: Great Barrier Island

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Currently we have no availability. From March 2020 onwards we have limited availability.

In between doing beautiful hikes, surfing our uncrowded waves or wandering along empty beaches, we would love your help with garden work, cleaning and creating fun adventures with our 4 year old son. You must enjoy spending time with a child and be able to work independently.

We are a family who love the outdoors and our alternative lifestyle here on Great Barrier Island. We live in a house that is completely off the grid and runs 100% on solar power. Our water comes directly from the sky or from the stream, we have a big vegetable patch and most of our meat and fish comes from the island's land and sea.

Andy is a builder and Deborah runs a stargazing tour company. In our spare time we fish, dive, surf, garden or play on the beach with our son.

We moved into this property in March 2017 after spending a year renovating (thanks to all the help from wonderful helpXers). But there's ... more inside

            



Town or City: Great Barrier Island
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 36
Persons: 4
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 14140
Region: Great Barrier Island

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This community was born in 1975 when a group of young friends including my father and uncle got together and bought this land to start a community of like minded people, in that first period they built the communal house we call the A-frame, established big gardens, planted fruit trees and had dreams of more communal space such as yoga studios and library but as the people had different ideas and focus in there lives they mostly left the Island.

My partner and I are now living on the land, and making it our home, and inviting like minded travellers to experience our lifestyle.

We are now full swing into a new and exciting alternative, eco building project. We are building our dream home out of mud brick, milled timber from the island and other recycled materials. Post and beam structure, passive solar design with green roof's and off grid systems. For this project we are requesting enthusiastic practical people to get involved preferably with some building experience or relev... more inside

            



Town or City: Auckland
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 3
Persons: 4
Category: Accommodation Business
Host ID: 18543
Region: Great Barrier Island

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Overlooks Medlands surf Beach.
Great beach for walking, fishing, thinking, swimming and surfing.
We supply the food and you cook for yourselves.
If you have any special food requirements you would have to bring them with you.
Would help if you could work independently. We have lots of gardening to do.
We are looking for a couple of mature guys or a couple that have an understanding and love of gardening and we would also need some cleaning help. Am also interested in people with painting experience. Also weedeating , strimming ad scrubcutting.
You would do 5 hours a day and weekends off.
I am relocating my chickens down to the garden so could do with some help with that as well!!!!

            



Town or City: Great Barrier Island
All Year: Most of the year
Area (ha): 4
Persons: 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 36408
Region: Great Barrier Island

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We are now booked out until mid February 2020.

Great Barrier Island is a remote, stunningly beautiful Island about 100km East of Auckland. Excellent tramping, beaches, surfing, fishing and kayaking. We do suggest you do a bit of research about the island before you make an application

We (husband and wife) live in a large architecturally designed house on 4 hectares of land overlooking Tryphena Harbour
We have a large garden - both ornamental and vegetables from which we eat. While not totally organic we try to use organic techniques to grow our food
We have a small boat and always need encouragement to take time off and go fishing.
We always have masses of projects going on, as we attempt to be as self sufficient as possible - without losing out on the luxuries of life. Our projects projects include gardening, building, websites and making papercrete building blocks etc etc
Great Barrier Island has no reticulated power or water. So we have 8 solar panels, which provide ... more inside

            



Town or City: Auckland
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 10 acres
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 49800
Region: Great Barrier Island

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Up in the hills of Tryphena quiet,nice bird song ,short walk to shop and beaches,horses dogs cats family .you would be staying in a caravan next to the house just for sleeping,looking for help in the garden and clearing padlocks for my horses,would negotiate hours of work with you,looking for happy positive people suit couple or single person who are keen hard workers,it is a earthy unique experience here, would supply a green smoothie in the morning and a meal at nite or ingredients to make one ,we have great local shop nearby.I am a 57 year old woman and share the land with my son and his partner and there young family who live next door look forward to hearing from you cheery from Pauline.

            



Town or City: Great Barrier Island
All Year: Yes
Area (ha):
Persons: 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 17761
Region: Great Barrier Island

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Hi There.

Our house is situated 1 min walk from Medlands Beach on the east coast of Great Barrier Island.
There is no power connection to the mainland. Great Barrier Island is the only community in New Zealand where every house/building functions completely independently with its own power systems.
The majority of people try live as sustainably as they can.
We are passionate about our lifestyle here

We are a busy family of 5.
Steve & Orla,Elliott 12, Jasmine 10 and Selina 7
We are looking for enthusiastic helpers who are keen & willing to help with painting,carpentry,gardening ,house cleaning,cooking and interacting with our children.

We have 2 very comfortable cabins with a shared bathroom
We like to eat fish as often as possible and we try to eat out of our garden.
We are fortunate to live in a fabulous location
Google Great Barrier Island and have a look at what there is to see and do
Cyril Cissious made a video of his trip when he came to stay with us, whic... more inside

            



Town or City: Great barrier island auck
All Year: No
Area (ha): .1
Persons: 2
Category: Accommodation Business
Host ID: 49126
Region: Great Barrier Island

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I run a small BNB on the beach on great barrier island , always cleaning and gardening work to do.
I cant Have any helpers in my busy season between late December to end February. I have a scooter that can be used to explore the island.
LOOKING FOR A PERSON WHO HAS PAINTING EXPERIENCE


    



Town or City: Great Barrier Island (Aot
All Year: Spring Summer
Area (ha): 1 acre
Persons: 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 9324
Region: Great Barrier Island

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We are situated in Tryphena Harbour 1 minute from the beach.
You will enjoy an experience living off the grid
Beautiful views to the water ,lots of bush and bird life, and close to a stream , Beach and local Cafe, Bar.
The Retreat is run as a BNB and needs about a week garden work,
Will be happy to share walks to go on
The beaches are great and lots of surf.
You will have your own bedroom and 3 meals a day will be provided in exchange of 5 hours work a day.cheers Michelle


          

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