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Feijoa picking on the outskirts of a popular NZ tourist City

World, Oceania, New Zealand, Tikitere


Travel dates

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13°C, 06:51

About the workproject

We need 2 volunteers

We own a feijoa & Passionfruit & Orchard and there is work all year that we appreciate help with. Feijoa picking April, May & June, then pruning & general tidy up work. We have around 1500 feijoa trees! & 100 Passionfruit vines. The property is situated 15 minutes out of Rotorua and is close to the airport.

About the host


Host since




We are a family of four, we have two daughters age 11 & 13. We purchased a feijoa & passionfruit orchard over a year ago. We are now going into our second feijoa harvest. We are a christian family and enjoy meeting people from different cultures and countries.

Project dates

Open for offers, contact us

Work to be done

  • farming

Expected workhours

  • 5 hours a day
  • 5 days a week

Work exchange deal

  • private room

There are a couple of room options; a room off the garage which is very close to main house. The room has just been painted and has brand new carpet/curtains, comfortable bed. Also a smallish room with good size bed in main house. In addition, during packing season and summer there is accommodation off the packhouse, new carpet/curtains & twin beds in a spacious room, includes adjoining basic kitchen/dinning area. Wifi &TV; is available in main house.

  • shared meals

You prepare your own breakfast and sometimes prepare own lunch, shared main meal with family

  • no money is involved