About the Homestay
dad is English Kiwi who taught in China for 6 years at University, primary and middle schools.
Daughter aged 10yrs .
House is older cottage 3bedroom, 1 bathroom in suburbs 25 min by car from Auckland city centre.
Cooking is my hobby and I cook when I can. I have not poisoned anyone yet.
Dad Speaks some Chinese(badly), Spanish and a few words of Korean and Japanese.
Mum speaks Chinese (mandarin) and some English
Daughter is completely bilingual in English and Spanish.
Some limited parking is available.
There is a Park and Children's Playground less than 100m from the house.
Bus and railway within walking distance
Have Satellite TV, DVD, Piano
Small garden with swings and Trampoline
- Games Room
- Internet Access
- Smoke alarm
- Smoke alarm on each floor
- Non Smoking
Bedrooms available for booking
About the Area
A multi ethnic residential area well served with amenities. close to eastern beaches. The area has many ethnic restaurants, cafes, and shops. Close to Botany and MacLeans College.
Local Area Facilities
- Shopping Centre
- Horse Stables
- Water sports
- Sports arena
- Health club
- Bus Stop
- Train station
Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals, including a full breakfast, might incur an additional cost, if offered. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.
Included in the stay
- Complimentary Light Breakfast
- Use of Kitchen
Available on request at an extra cost
- Half Board
Please no smoking inside house
no overnight visitors
respect others in home
remember this is not a hotel
please do not eat in bedrooms
Smoking is not allowed.
Very kind homestay father and mother ，and I like their daughter very much,as if I was a member of their family when I stayed with them .i will recommend my friends stay there ，too .Thank you.
I had a very good experience during my 3 months with them. The family was very welcoming, friendly and enjoyed sharing their New Zealand and Chinese culture with me. I would wholeheatedly recommend this family.
How do I book?
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When do I pay?
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When can I share my contact details?
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