Level Three Restrictions - April 28, 2020

Moving into Level three we have had some queries about what this means for WWOOFers. The advice we have received from the National Crisis Management Centre (NCMC) and MBIE is that you can extend your bubble to another bubble if necessary and can move within your region. There are WWOOFers who are finding themselves in this situation. Firstly, the new host needs to be happy with accepting WWOOFers into their bubble and the WWOOFer would need to stay for the whole period we are in level three. WWOOFers can travel ONLY within their region they have been in during level four to join with a new join  host to become part… Read More

The Future of WWOOFing -

Back when WWOOF started in Europe it used to be “Working Weekends on Organic Farms.” This soon expanded to having WWOOFers during the week and New Zealand was one of the first countries to take WWOOFers from overseas. With the boarders closed to tourists in New Zealand for the near future we would like to encourage locals to go WWOOFing.  Once restrictions lift and domestic travel in New Zealand opens back up then we will see New Zealanders wanting to travel. A lot of people have had their OE (Overseas Experience) cancelled. WWOOFing is a way you can still have an OE (Organic Experience). We would really like to focus… Read More