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Kohut Farm - mainly in the garden

World, Oceania, New Zealand, Manakau



Travel dates

About the workproject

We need 4 volunteers

We are a 100 year old family dairy farm, bottling raw milk for members of MannaMilk Limited Partnership. We have an extensive organic veg garden which always needs help. Otherwise, as always, normal chores abound. We are about one hour from Wellington and the farm nestles at the foot of the Tararua Ranges and Forest Park. It's 10 minutes by car to our best-kept secret - our local beach. Or bike there if you want!

About the host


Pip (71)

Host since




Have a little French.

Last seen online

more than 6 month ago

Married for 38 years to John who is quite deaf now; 3 sons, 1 daughter, 3 grandchildren. Originally an English teacher, then had kids.. lots of voluntary child health work, set up SNFTAAS - network for people with workplace chemical exposure, started the Manakau Medieval Market, trained in SCENAR therapy. Need a quiet life digging my garden, playing a bit of bridge and doing Scottish Country Dancing.

Project dates

Open for offers, contact us

Work to be done

  • gardening
  • farming
  • help in the house
  • maintenance tasks

Expected workhours

  • 5 hours a day
  • 5 days a week

Work exchange deal

  • private room

Bedroom upstairs sleeps 3-4. Own bathroom. More room downstairs if needed.

  • shared meals

Usually get your own breakfast and lunch and share helping with the evening meal

  • no money is involved