Chris & Donna

Professional Kiwi couple keen to engage in new communities. Flexible on location

Tauranga, New Zealand
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Cristina and Paul
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My dogs and me loved having Donna and Chris in our house. I came home to happy dogs and a house in better shape than I left it. I had them staying in our

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Hua Hin, Thailand · 18 Jan - 31 Jan 2018
Chantel
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Chris and Donna looked after our 2 dogs, 3 cats and chickens for 3 and a half weeks and did an amazing job. They kept us updated on how the animals were

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Kampot, Cambodia · 13 Dec 2017 - 09 Jan 2018
Gwen
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Chris and Donna were perfect house sitters. I hope to meet them again in the future. They were so accommodating to my needs and were happy to arrive at a

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Merbau Sempak, Malaysia · 29 Nov - 04 Dec 2017
Janet
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A fabulous housesit from Chris and Donna, I really do recommend them. They were totally reliable in every way and were great at communicating with me both

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia · 21 Oct - 11 Nov 2017

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Peter
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I have known Chris in a professional capacity while I was on the board of Coastguard and lately as a friend. I have known Chris for over 10 years. Chris is a

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About

We are an active, non-smoking professional couple.  Donna is a Harbour Patrol Officer with the Maritime Team, looking after navigation safety in this the busiest port in New Zealand. She also tutors Boating Safety courses in her spare time

Why we want to house sit

We both love to travel and see and experience different parts of the world. Donna and I have been lucky enough to assist with running properties in various locations around the world. We love meeting new friends from all cultures and

Our experience

We spent a year (2017-18) house sitting. We spent 5 months in Vieques (via Housecarers.com) then 2 one month long sits in Cambodia, a short sit in Kuala Lumpur followed by about 6 weeks in a privately run dog sanctuary, Ko Phayam, Thailand

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • fishFish
  • poultryPoultry
  • farm animalLivestock
  • birdBirds
  • small petSmall pets

Availability

May 2019
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Preferred countries

  • Afghanistan
  • Aland Islands
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Andorra

Profile details

Age
Chris 56 and Donna 50
Occupation
Deputy Harbourmaster and Harbour Patrol Officer
Travelling
With a partner