Looking after the animals at Kaimai Christmas Tree Farm

Tauranga, New Zealand
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Home & pet owner
Currently no sitter needed
Currently no sitter needed


We are a lesbian couple in our 60s living on a lifestyle block with cats dogs and farm animals. We like to go away 3 or 4 times a year for about 10 days at a time.

Home & location

The three bedroom two bathroom house is on a 4 hectare lifestyle block growing christmas trees and paddocks for the donkeys and goats. The house is a refurbished Lockwood with two fireplaces and plenty of firewood. We have views of the

  • House
  • Disabled access
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Countryside
  • Sitters need a car


Look after the two dogs and 8 cats in the household. Feed the chooks(hens), donkeys,goats and one steer. Walk the dogs twice a day around the property. the chooks get fed twice a day. The farm animals get hay and chaff every second day.

Meet the pets

  • Miss Pugsley

    4 years

  • dog

    1 year

  • cat

    16 years

  • TK

    12 years

  • Dottie

    12 years

  • Grayby

    12 years

  • Rosie

    6 years

  • Tui and Tiberius

    5 years

  • Poppet

    4 years

  • poultry

  • farm animal

Sitter feedback (3)


We had an absolutely brilliant time looking after the menagerie at Lesley and Mary's Christmas tree farm! Lesley and Mary are wonderful hosts; welcoming

Stayed · 29 Jul - 08 Aug 2019

I had a really beautiful weekend at Lesley&Mary small farm. I can recommend it!

Stayed · 06 Apr - 10 Apr 2017

This is a wonderful place to visit. It's a Christmas tree farm with lots of different farm animals and pets. The home is very comfortable and the pets are

Stayed · 03 Mar - 13 Mar 2017

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