Long Term House Sitting (4 weeks +)

Long Term House Sitting in New Zealand

Long term house sitting in New Zealand is a unique way to immerse yourself in the community and experience real life in a new location.

In addition to providing a unique cultural experience, long-term house sitting can also be an affordable way to travel and live in a new location. As a house sitter, you’ll have the opportunity to live rent-free and save money on accommodation while exploring all that New Zealand has to offer.

Many homeowners prefer to have their property looked after by a reliable and trustworthy house sitter for an extended period, which can range from a few months to a year or more. There are plenty of long-term house-sitting jobs in New Zealand, listed on NZ House Sitters.

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Aokautere, Manawatū-Whanganui

Lifestyle suburb

Lovely peaceful new home- spacious and light, with some lovely views.  15 minutes from the town centre by
  • 23rd Aug 2024 - 21st Sep 2024

  • 29 days
  • House
  • Yes
  • No
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  • 13th Nov 2024 - 1st Jan 2025

  • 49 days
  • House
  • Yes
  • No
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Onaero, Taranaki

Coastal Home

Hey there, I travel frequently for work and am looking for someone to look after my home. I
  • 11th Jul 2024 - 15th Aug 2024

  • 35 days
  • House
  • Yes
  • No

Tāwharanui Peninsula, Auckland

Farm Stay

House sitter required to look after two dogs.  Jack Russell and Golden Retriever.  It is imperative that you
  • 20th Aug 2024 - 15th Sep 2024

  • 26 days
  • Cottage
  • Yes
  • No

Christchurch, Canterbury

Cat and House sit

Looking for someone to house and cat sit for a month. Large home close to Hagley Park cafes
  • 11th Aug 2024 - 17th Aug 2024

  • 6 days
  • House
  • Yes
  • No

Wharekaho, Waikato

Coastal

Lovely newly built Coastal home with great sea views and large sunny decks. 4 bedrooms . Easy care
  • 11th Dec 2024 - 25th Jan 2025

  • 45 days
  • House
  • Yes
  • No
Past

Blenheim, Marlborough

Luxury Lodge

Built as a farmhouse in 1901 for Adam Bell, this Edwardian Villa was converted into a restaurant in
  • 10th Jul 2024 - 13th Aug 2024

  • 34 days
  • Other
  • Yes
  • No

Rolleston, Canterbury

Seeking House and 2 Dog sitter

Hello! We are looking for a non-smoker couple or individual to feed and supervise our two elderly dogs
  • 10th Sep 2024 - 19th Oct 2024

  • 39 days
  • House
  • Yes
  • No

Pukekohe, Auckland

Seeking house & dog sitter

We are an Argentinian couple who have been living in New Zealand for the last 22 years. We
  • 22nd Sep 2024 - 5th Nov 2024

  • 44 days
  • House
  • Yes
  • No

Ruakākā, Northland

Near the beach

We are looking for long term house sitters to look after our home while we are away. Our
  • 25th Jul 2024 - 25th Oct 2024

  • 92 days
  • House
  • No
  • Yes
Past
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Mamaku, Rotorua

Seeking house sitter for dog (borde...

3 bedroom house in Mamaku, close to Rotorua, 1 border collie and 4
  • 30th Jun 2024 - 6th Oct 2024

  • 98 days
  • Cottage
  • Yes
  • No
Past

Forrest Hill, Auckland

North Shore Auckland

Hello we are a family of four travelling to Noosa from 7-13 July 2024. We have a Spoodle
  • 7th Jul 2024 - 13th Jul 2024

  • 6 days
  • House
  • Yes
  • No

Kohukohu, Northland

Country Villa for long term House s...

We are offering a large 3 bed, 3 bathroom Villa for a long term House Sit. We feel,
  • 28th Sep 2024 - 28th Mar 2025

  • 181 days
  • House
  • No
  • No

Ngongotahā Valley, Bay of Plenty

Small lifestyle block 8 acres

Rotorua rural 6 kms from Ngongotaha we have 18 sheep 2 chickens 3pigs and a feral cat ,the
  • 17th Aug 2024 - 31st Oct 2024

  • 75 days
  • Farm House
  • Yes
  • No

Okuku, Canterbury

House and Pet Sitter wanted for Rur...

We are looking for a reliable and experience Housesitting for a beautiful large lifestyle property in the small
  • 22nd Sep 2024 - 20th Oct 2024

  • 28 days
  • House
  • Yes
  • No

Tahawai, Bay of Plenty

Seeking house sitter

located on a rural lifestyle property of approx 2.5 acres. We have a cat that needs feeding and
  • 1st May 2025 - 31st Jul 2025

  • 91 days
  • House
  • Yes
  • No

BURNHAM, Canterbury

Burnham Farm

Situated on a small farm close to Rolleston, this modern two storey home is warm, spacious and convenient.
  • 22nd Jul 2024 - 4th Sep 2024

  • 44 days
  • Farm House
  • Yes
  • No

Christchurch, Canterbury

Redwood House Sit

Hello, We are looking for a reliable sitter to look after our home and dog, Zuko, while we
  • 25th Jul 2024 - 25th Aug 2024

  • 31 days
  • House
  • Yes
  • No

Ōhope, Bay of Plenty

House at the beach

We are looking for a house sitter from August 20 to October 10. We have a comfortable home
  • 20th Aug 2024 - 10th Oct 2024

  • 51 days
  • House
  • Yes
  • Yes

Te Horo Beach, Wellington

Coastal Cottage

We have two cats, Lulu and Ninja, who are spoiled by the fact that we do not have
  • 3rd Aug 2024 - 2nd Sep 2024

  • 30 days
  • Cottage
  • Yes
  • Yes

Tuakau, Waikato

Lifestyle property

Hi I am after a house and fur baby sitter. We live on a lifestyle property approx 1
  • 11th Sep 2024 - 11th Oct 2024

  • 30 days
  • Farm House
  • Yes
  • No

Eltham, Taranaki

Urban farmlet seeking sitter

8 acre farmlet in Eltham in Central Taranaki. Seeking sitter/s for approx 6 weeks from late September to
  • 26th Sep 2024 - 6th Nov 2024

  • 41 days
  • Farm House
  • Yes
  • No
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Richmond, Nelson

Lovely home in Richmond, Nelson

Hi there! We have 2 Burmese cats that are in desperate need of some cuddles while we are
  • 21st May 2024 - 25th Jun 2024

  • 35 days
  • House
  • Yes
  • No

Diamond Harbour, Canterbury

Seaside lifestyle property with ani...

Our 2 storey home is settled in Purau Bay, opposite Lyttelton Harbour, near Christchurch city (45 mins drive
  • 21st Jun 2024 - 20th Jul 2024

  • 29 days
  • Farm House
  • Yes
  • No
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Maungatapere, Northland

Lifestyle property

Lifestyle property. 60 acres. My parents maybe requiring a house sitter for about 6 weeks. Mid July through
  • 19th Jul 2024 - 1st Sep 2024

  • 44 days
  • Farm House
  • Yes
  • No

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