My rates are reasonable and on par with what the market is currently willing to pay a software developer in Porirua. If you have a quote from another freelancer or software company, just let me know and I’ll see if I can match.
PayScale has a page which can be a useful reference.
Koha is a custom which can be translated as an unsolicitated gift, present, offering, donation or contribution. It differs greatly from bartering, which has all sorts of tax implications in New Zealand.
I am always greatful to receive koha for any ‘project’ undertaken … even a sack of kumara.