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Live-In Care Takers Wanted

Anahata Yoga Retreat is looking for experienced, responsible, and self-motivated Care Takers for our property.  We value eco and yogic principles. 


Long-term Maintenance Caretaker (6 months or more)

– Maintenance of buildings and grounds such as repairs and painting
– Maintenance on key systems: solar, diesel generator, greywater


General Care-takers role will include all or parts of the below depending on your skills and other caretakers sharing the role:

– Upkeep of grounds associated with the property including landscaping, orchard, firewood management.
– Preparing spaces for personal retreat guests and venue hire
– Maintaining a vegetable garden
– Admin (ie. answering enquiries and messages and checking phones) and receiving guests
– Beekeeping 
– Other duties as they arise


For exchange for approx. 20-25 hrs per week with the attitude of mindfulness you will receive:

– Onsite accommodation (inclusive of heating fuel: wood or LPG)
– Access to our on-site sauna
– Access to some dry goods stocked onsite
– Access to food grown in the garden
– Use of the Yoga Sadhana space for personal practice
– Some yoga guidance or group yoga practice depending on who is on-site


We are open to discussing individual circumstances and your needs based on your skills and length of commitment to being at Anahata. Longer-term preferred and remuneration and/or trades for yoga education may be possible for longer commitments. If you feel this is the right opportunity for you, please contact us on for an application. If your application is successful, we will contact you for an interview. Please only apply if you are currently in NZ or have an NZ passport or permanent residency.

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