Chris & Donna

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

Tauranga, New Zealand
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Reviews (5)


Donna and Chris are lovely people. At first they were our house sitters but now they are friends for life. They took good care of our baby birds. The little

Florianópolis, Brazil · 30 Aug - 23 Sep 2019
Cristina and Paul

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

Hua Hin, Thailand · 18 Jan - 31 Jan 2018

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

Kampot, Cambodia · 13 Dec 2017 - 09 Jan 2018

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

Merbau Sempak, Malaysia · 29 Nov - 04 Dec 2017

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

Phnom Penh, Cambodia · 21 Oct - 11 Nov 2017

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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

Character reference · 02 August 2017


We are an active, non-smoking professional couple house sitting our way around the world. We are embracing this change of pace and loving the experience of different cultures, meeting people from all walks of life, and just living life!  We

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. 5 months in Vieques (via 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, before

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Fish
  • Poultry
  • Livestock
  • Birds
  • Small pets


August 2021
September 2021
  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

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

Profile details

Chris 58 and Donna 53
Deputy Harbourmaster and Harbour Patrol Officer
With a partner