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I completed secondary school in Auckland, then trained as a Karitane nurse, caring for families and children. Kevin has just finished his degree to be a Primary school teacher..
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Kevin is a primary teacher and I am a teacher in Gardening, Natural health and Nutrition
Hey, I'm Jane!
Papamoa, Bay Of Plenty, New Zealand · Member since March 2012

We are a family of 3, Jane, Kevin and Mariana Rose (12) with our 1 dog Bella.. Also Salem our smoochy black cat. Our farm is also home to 3 cows 2 horses and 17 chickens.
. Our retreat has 4 acres of land which is very sustainable meeting 80% of our food from our food forest and Janey our house cow,
Within walking distance is the Papamoa plaza and Fashion Island, and long stretches of glorious sandy beaches and dunes. Mount Maunganui is just a 10 minute drive away
We host a lot of Wwoofers therefore we are very familiar with many cultures and languages. Having a knowledge of German, Spanish and Dutch..I (Jane) lived in Spain for 10 years sailing in the Mediterranean and we love constantly meeting new people from all walks of life.
Both Kevin and I are very passionate about good fresh food, sharing food, living out of our garden and Janey our house cow who provides on a daily basis fresh milk for our butter and a variety of fresh cheeses.
We also love fermented foods and have all the cultures like Kombucha, and Kefir which provide yummy probiotic beverages.
If you choose to dine with us or stay for breakfast, you will have fresh salads with over 12 varieties of greens and fruit from our garden or sourced from local growers., or for breakfast fresh eggs from our chickens Breakfast $9.00 Dinner $15.00 per person
Our caravan can sleep 3 people and we have a camp bed for an extra child. The bathroom is in our home and is very spacious with a shower and toilet.
Most of all we love that you become a part of our experience and enjoy your stay.

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