Featured Host Families 2018-01-16T09:28:09+00:00

Some of our host families that you could join…

The Sutton Family (Canterbury)

Location - Christchurch
Preferred Start Date - 1/07/2018 hours
Programme - Au Pair Mate
Term - 12 months
Number of Children - 2

We are a vibrant, busy family based in a rural environment in Canterbury. We enjoy life and try to provide our children with as much life experiences as possible and appropriate to their ages. Davinia [mother] has an award winning design business which involves time away from the children during the day time. Harley [Father] works on the Diary Farm, where the family home is located. Quintin and Emelia are little cherubs whom have a zest for life and exploring everything that is in their surroundings. We also have 2 friendly chocolate Labrador Dogs and lots of cows!

The Stanbridge Family (Canterbury)

Location - Rangiora
Preferred Start Date - 16/04/2018 hours
Programme - Au Pair 123
Term - 12 months
Number of Children - 3

We are a family of four (Geoff, Kate, Bridget (4 yrs) & Genevieve (2 years), plus 2 very happy dogs. We are expecting our third child. We love being active and getting outdoors when we can. We tend to be a pretty relaxed and friendly family and enjoy having visitors in our home.

The Hunt Family (Wellington)

Location - Upper Hutt
Preferred Start Date - 16/07/2018 hours
Programme - Au Pair 123
Term - 12 months
Number of Children - 2

Hi there, we are a family of 4: James, Claire and our two boys Olly and Rocco. We live in the Upper Hutt suburb of Pinehaven in a bushy 8 acre property. Olly is 4 and Rocco is 1. We are an easy going family who like to spend time in the outdoors. We love camping, bush walking, swimming and fishing. We would love to have you as part of our family and show you our part of New Zealand and what we love about it.

The Grayling Family (Waikato)

Location - Ohaupo
Preferred Start Date - 29/01/2018 hours
Programme - Au Pair 123
Term - 9 months
Number of Children - 3

We are a busy, happy family with 6 and a half year old twins and an almost 4 year old who enjoy our farming lifestyle. We own and operate a 350 cow dairy farm at Rukuhia, 5km south of Hamilton city. I work as a radiographer part-time at Waikato Hospital when I'm not at home with Hannah, and running our household. Living in the country, but also living so close to a large city, is such a wonderful balance, allowing lots of opportunities for sports, social events and entertainment.

The Newlands Family (Waikato)

Location - Cambridge
Preferred Start Date - 1/07/2018 hours
Programme - Au Pair 123
Term - 6 months
Number of Children - 4

Team Newlands is a family of 6 based in Cambridge, New Zealand. We are a fun, loud and active lot who love sport and dance. 4 kids, 1 cat, a dad whos work took him to the Rio Olympics and a Mum embarking on full time study.

The Partridge Family (Waikato)

Location - Te Aroha
Preferred Start Date - 13/08/2018 hours
Programme - Au Pair Mate
Term - 12 months
Number of Children - 3

Hi there, We are Kirsty and Matt and have 3 children, McKenzie 8, Ronnie 7 and Ebony 5. Matt is their stepdad. We live in a small rural Town in the Waikato called Te Aroha. The kids are farm kids that enjoy being outside, riding their bikes, kicking a ball around and baking. As a family we enjoy spending time with friends and family and socialising.

The Hope Family (Wellington)

Location - Masterton
Preferred Start Date - 28/05/2018 hours
Programme - Au Pair 123
Term - 9 months
Number of Children - 1

We are a young family who live a very busy lifestyle with work and play. We are well traveled, love the outdoors and going to the beach house. we love getting out, whether its going for walks, camping, snowboarding, scuba diving or just getting out to take photos and catch up with friends and family. We live on a 5 acre block in rural NZ (this is not for everyone). We have our son Hunter and our English Staffy who is very much part of the family. We both work full time, I'm a sales Rep for an Animal Health company and Guy works from his joinery workshop on the property. Depending on the season, evenings are spent working, relaxing in front of the fire, watching a good movie or series or outside in the sun enjoying the garden, surrounds and animals. Or just cooking a yummy healthy meal while enjoying great conversation. We are looking for an Au Pair who will fit into our family with ease help us make life a little easier and able us to spend quality time as a family

The Walsh Family (Wellington)

Location - Wellington
Preferred Start Date - 13/07/2018 hours
Programme - Au Pair 123
Term - 12 months
Number of Children - 2

Eoghan is from Ireland and Sarah is from New Zealand. We have been working overseas as diplomats, and in international aid work, for the past 10 years. In 2018 we returned to Wellington, New Zealand. We live in Khandallah about 15 minutes drive from the centre of Wellington city. Our two daughters, Ashling (5 years) and Tiah (4 years) have grown up in Solomon Islands, Ireland, Tonga and New Zealand. Ashling is in her first year of Primary School, while Tiah goes to kindergarten 3 mornings a week. Sarah works full time in Wellington city. Eoghan works from home and in Wellington city.

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