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Stories from Kiwis who have been on one or more of our programs

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Au Pair in America Amy

Au Pair in America Amy

Date:Monday, 19 August 2019

I always knew that I wanted to nanny overseas and I felt like now was the right time in my life to start this new adventure!
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I finally got the courage to go to South Africa by myself

I finally got the courage to go to South Africa by myself

Date:Monday, 19 August 2019

Ever since completing the certificate in Veterinary Nursing in 2015 I have wanted to start a career in helping exotic wild animals mainly lions, cheetahs, tigers and elephants. ...

How Dee fell in love with Sri Lanka

How Dee fell in love with Sri Lanka

Date:Thursday, 8 August 2019

I didn’t want to be someone who regretted not doing what excited them. So I started researching volunteering programmes.
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My Africa Experience by Briar Miller

My Africa Experience by Briar Miller

Date:Tuesday, 6 August 2019

The IWH team helped so much with the planning stage and can answer any questions you have. I would not have been able to experience this without their help and guidance!!!
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Kerry's Africa Adventure

Kerry's Africa Adventure

Date:Monday, 5 August 2019

I feel like I’ve come home with a wealth of knowledge that no matter where I get hired it will be useful in some way. ...

Maddison's Never Ending Au Pair Journey

Maddison's Never Ending Au Pair Journey

Date:Wednesday, 31 July 2019

My advice if you want to become an Au Pair, just do it! It is the most amazing experience and there is so much to see and do here. ...

Poppy's au pair experience so far…

Poppy's au pair experience so far…

Date:Tuesday, 23 July 2019

America has always been a place I have wanted to go since I was a child. ...

Iona Daws takes on Bali!

Iona Daws takes on Bali!

Date:Tuesday, 16 July 2019

I wanted to travel somewhere in the world and it was my first time by myself so felt like having support would be ideal. ...

Tracey Poutu Welgevondon Adventure!

Tracey Poutu Welgevondon Adventure!

Date:Thursday, 11 July 2019

I have always dreamed of visiting Africa and experiencing the sights and wonders of wildlife of the vast continent! ...

Hunta Davies Au Pair in America Experience!

Hunta Davies Au Pair in America Experience!

Date:Wednesday, 10 July 2019

I made the decision to go on this trip when I googled nannies abroad and found au pair in America. I’ve always wanted to be a nanny and decided I wanted to take this year as a gap year from studying in New Zealand and that Au Pair in America looked ...

Out of my comfort zone in the most extraordinary way

Out of my comfort zone in the most extraordinary way

Date:Wednesday, 10 July 2019

I was tagged in a two week vet experience on Facebook by a friend, it was an opportunity that I just couldn’t turn down.
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Getting a step up in my Vet Nursing Diploma in a ‘once in a lifetime’ African experience

Getting a step up in my Vet Nursing Diploma in a ‘once in a lifetime’ African experience

Date:Thursday, 4 July 2019

I am so grateful for International Working Holidays, to have been able to take the opportunity to do these projects that they offer. It was an experience like no other and I would be very happy to do more through them. ...

Getting muddy with the Elephants and being a part of the change for good.

Getting muddy with the Elephants and being a part of the change for good.

Date:Thursday, 27 June 2019

I never thought in my life I would get so close to these amazing animals, being able to spend a week with them has been a wonderful experience. Being a part of the change for good, #elephantsarentforriding
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Safely able to travel alone as a 19 year old female - you can do it too!

Safely able to travel alone as a 19 year old female - you can do it too!

Date:Wednesday, 26 June 2019

Unfortunately for me I have just finished my amazing journey that I was able to complete through the help of International Working Holidays.
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It was incredible seeing the Elephants close their eyes while they enjoyed being bathed by me!

It was incredible seeing the Elephants close their eyes while they enjoyed being bathed by me!

Date:Wednesday, 26 June 2019

My love of animals made my decision to volunteer at the Elephant Sanctuary in Thailand super easy! Going with a friend also meant we’d get to share this amazing experience together. ...

An experience that will forever take my breath away

An experience that will forever take my breath away

Date:Wednesday, 26 June 2019

Going to Africa and seeing all the amazing wildlife was something I had always dreamed about doing. So when I came across International Working Holidays website and saw that they offered a project doing just that, it didn’t take me long to book it.
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I left my heart in the desert of Kanaan

I left my heart in the desert of Kanaan

Date:Wednesday, 26 June 2019

I hear a lot of people say “You leave a piece of your heart in Africa when you leave” and this is definitely true for me. ...

Putting an end to the ‘What’s Next?’ question

Putting an end to the ‘What’s Next?’ question

Date:Tuesday, 25 June 2019

My year in America, working as an Au Pair taught me many valuable lessons, that I could not have learnt here in my comfort zone in New Zealand. ...

I was so happy I almost cried

I was so happy I almost cried

Date:Tuesday, 25 June 2019

I came into this program not knowing a whole lot about sharks, but I learnt so much while I was there. ...

My incredible journey with IWH

My incredible journey with IWH

Date:Tuesday, 26 March 2019

They must have been impressed with my volunteering history because I was accepted to study the degree starting in 2019.
I would never be where I am today without the incredible opportunities I was given by the Namibia Wildlife Sanctuary and ...

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