Farm Assistant

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Payment: Accommodation/food only Location: 2352 Oio Road, Lower Retaruke.
Region: Taupo & Central Plateau Experience: No Experience Necessary

We are Hazelblue Farm. 240 acres of country lifestyle. Situated on the main cycle way from Cape Reinga to Bluff at Lower Retaruke. You will be assisting with a diverse range of outdoor/farming activities in exchange for food/accommodation and farm experience. We run a beef herd, dairy grazers and milk cows for calf rearing. We grow our own food and work at protecting our native bush and birdlife through pest control. We have numerous pets and farm animals, camping/swimming at river and are close to mountains (Tongariro, Ruapehu), hiking and kayaking activities. Due to injury I need someone phsically fit with a passion for animals and the outdoors to help with daily activities from 1 June 2017 for up to 5 months. These include winter feeding out and strip fencing, calf rearing and other farm maintenance jobs. Fencing, Blueberry pruning, gardening, trap maintenance, household chores etc. Must be willing to work in all weather, have good english, practical skills and high level of personal safety as you will be working around animals and machinary.