E-Book about WWOOFing in NZ! - November 22, 2017

Here’s a link to an E-Book written by two German WWOOFers who travelled, learned and worked around NZ. Great read with beautiful images and free to download! Unfortunately only available in German at this time. This is what Michi and Rike have to say: “WWOOF war für uns der bisher beste Lebensabschnitt. Wir wollen das Modell mit dem Buch bekannter machen, Erfahrungswerte teilen und Anregungen geben.” https://www.rimitierra.de/e-book/

Travelling Journalist from Norway - October 26, 2017

We received a message from Mari Bareksten who works for the biggest travel magazine in Norway, called Magasinet Reiselyst and we also deliver stories to the biggest weekly magazine in Norway called Se og Hør, with a total of 600 000 readers,   She is coming to New Zealand in December and January to write several articles with her photographer boyfriend (Paul Hughson) who is a kiwi, but lives in Norway.   This will be published a 21-pages guide to New Zealand in March 2018.   She is looking to write an article about woofing at a sheep farm in New Zealand and also about the concept of woofing and will be based in Dunedin around Christmas.  Is there any interest in hosting two… Read More

Winter 2017 Update - July 12, 2017

Hi , If you’ve been feeling a bit like the person on the right lately, we’d just like to thank you for your patience and understanding regarding the website issues we’ve been having.   The security upgrade we mentioned before ended up with us not only having to change servers but also our hosting company, won’t bore you with the details but it should all be business as usual again now!  Please do let us know if you’re still having trouble. In this message we’ll concentrate on a little housekeeping and general thoughts and ideas around WWOOF, rather than rules and regulation imposed on us! Although, to reassure you, we are… Read More

End of Summer Update - April 7, 2017

Hi, It’s been another busy summer for WWOOF NZ with lots of new hosts and WWOOFers joining the WWOOF family. Below are some quotes from WWOOFers we’d like to share: “I really enjoy WWOOFing as I live like a local and get up with the sunrise and sleep not long after the sunset. I have learnt about the Maori culture, the hosts’ hobbies, their permaculture principles and have always been thanked for my work”.  “The wwoof experience in NZ was one of the best ideas for life of our family. We WWOOFed  for 3 months with our kids as a family”. “I have had the best time of my life through… Read More

Travelling chef – please contact the office if you can help! - January 27, 2017

Hello, My name is Victor, I’m a 26 years old French chef. I’m travelling the world with my best Friend , Ben, 27, who is a designer. We are travelling the world, making a documentary about food security. All around the world, we are meeting farmers,chefs,entrepreneurs, scientists that are trying to change our world in a way. Changing people’s way of consuming, changing people way of thinking. Our goal is to make a web série or even a movie that could raise awareness, making people thinking ” hey, if they can do it in India, Cambodia, or Bolivia, why can’t I do it ?” We are looking for every type of “profile”… Read More