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Palmerston North, Fielding, Levin
Activities: Sheep, some meat goats & some cattle. Hay making, tree planting, vege gardening, lawn mowing, pruning. & firewood.
Comments: Own rooms, share bathroom with host, share cooking & housework. House run on solar power. Interesting area: stock sales at Feilding, market day, near wind farm.
Hobbies: Photography, writing, gardening, world and local news, politics, some sport. black sheep and wool. women in farming group.
Activities: Horse riding lessons. Tasks: gardening, horse care, helping with children, horse riding lessons, general farm work, maintenance and painting. Visitors need not have skills with horses but this helps. Welcome to ride in spare time.
Comments: Accommodation with the family in a modern home, rooms with own bedroom and bathroom wing. Hosts live onsite part time. Feilding 3km, Palmerston North 15km, lots to do in the area. Great views of nearby ranges, wind farm & countryside.
Activities: Hobby farmlet. General house/garden maintenance: pull weeds, pile up branches for bonfire. Must like and be good with children, my primary aged grandson lives here and is home schooled. What are your skills: house work, weeding, teacher, painter, builder
Comments: Semi organic, I can host meat eaters or vegetarians. Stay in cosy self contained campervan with heating. Share at least the main meal with us daily. Mature minded capable/experienced adult (one primary aged boy/tough girl child is ok). Tank water, shower, indoor & outdoor toilets & bathtub. Near golf course & river. Pickup from bus 5km, nearest small town 10km. Non smokers please.
Hobbies: Entrepreneur- trader, Reading, Easy going.
Activities: Hobby farm. General farm help eg. vegetable gardening, tree pruning, felling trees, digging up black berries, helping out with horses. We try and live as sustainable and organic as possible (although not certified organic). Lots of animals: dogs, horses &
Comments: Couple (researchers/stay at home parents) with child at school. 2 spare rooms (double bed in one single bed in other). Pickup from Feilding (closest town) or Palmerston North by arrangement. We eat predominantly vegetarian food and are gentle to people, nature and animals.
Hobbies: Horses, dogs, vegetable and fruit growing, health science.
Activities: Dairy farm: 550 milking cows; 300 young stock, 2 horses & 2 cats. 173 ha on dairy platform, 73 ha on runoffs. Help with odd jobs. Seasonal farm work: milking, making hay, feeding calves, fencing, weed & pest control. House work: gardening, cleaning or bab
Comments: Baby boy, pre-school girl and primary aged boy. Janine speaks English, Dutch & German. Foxton 5 min & Levin 10-15 min. Option to live in a studio on the Foxton farm or in a luxurious caravan on our driveway in Levin. You would still be part of our family life. Room to park up camper van or car(s). Farm is very close to Foxton beach (famous for kitesurfing). Can pick up from Palmerston North & Levin. Couples welcome.
Hobbies: Farm, hiking, horseback riding, fishing, traveling.
Activities: A small block run on organic principals. Lots of different animals, gardens. Breed beef cattle. Jobs dependant on experience, range from gardening, general farm/garden maintenance/ handiwork. Sometimes I have projects on the go eg fencing or building.
Comments: Accommodation upstairs in home, choice of double or single beds. Vegetarian o.k. Prefer mature travellers/ couples. 8kms from town. Property borders on to river. Nice walks.
Hobbies: Anything creative, movies, music, theatre, art, photography.
Activities: Hobby farm, ponies, free range hens, goats, small orchard, vegetable gardening.
Comments: Hosts are German Kiwis with 2 teenage children. Helpers will stay in self contained granny flat.
Hobbies: Travel, languages.
Activities: Hill country sheep & cattle farm plus farmstay holidays. Help with seasonal stock work, fencing and farm maintenance depending on skills and experience. Second property 45 minutes away used for finishing stock for slaughter. Firewood gathering depending o
Comments: Helper has a bed-sitter room detached from the house, own bathroom and kitchenette. Meals are taken in the house with the owners. Can collect from bus at Mangaweka but own transport an advantage. Farm 9km from SH1, handily located to Rangitikei River activities, Tongariro Crossing, hiking & cycle routes.
Hobbies: Machinery and cars, war history, golf, sport-watching, gardening, caravanning.
Activities: Sheep, deer and beef farm, 2 horses. Farm work: repair and maintenance, fencing, stock work, grubbing. Also housework, gardening, generally fitting in with our family chores etc.
Comments: 2 children at home (secondary & home educated primary). One is in last year of schooling. Christians. Prefer non-smokers. Pick up from bus at nearby Flat Hills. (*we live in Ohingaiti not Kimbolton). Stay in a 2 room container near house - sleeps 6. Has shower and toilet. Torch useful (no streetlights). On river: trout fishing (needs a license).
Hobbies: Sea/trout fishing, skiing, hunting, camping and the outdoors, sewing.
JB & JR
Activities: Certified organic farm, chickens, ducks, bee-keeping, cropping, orchard, vegetable production, home garden. Help with firewood, machinery & general property maintenance & repairs and household tasks.
Comments: Family with 1 child, close to Palmerston North. Double room in house. Pick up possible from Palmerston North.
Activities: Show stud and breeders of Hereford cattle and Throughbred horses. Help tending & feeding stock, horse grooming & stable work, spraying, weeding, gardens, lawns, general tidying & maintenance.
Comments: I live alone. Own room in comfortable home. 2min walk to Shannon. Near many towns & cities.
Hobbies: Stud horse breeding.
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