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    Win tickets to An Evening with Noel Fielding in Christchurch

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    Guide to New Zealand’s top wine regions

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    Children’s Attractions Around NZ

    Childhood memories of good times at the bach can last forever. With a bit of planning your family holiday can be just as memorable.... [More]

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    Snow guide: Mt Ruapehu

    Rising dramatically 2797m out of the Central Plateau, this vast volcanic beauty has two commercial ski areas and a friendly little club field.... [More]

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Recent Guest Comments for properties on this page

Coronet Lodge SKI / RELAX / WARM

 It is a very comfortable property, with nice and sounded architectural interior and exterior design which suits our taste. It is not too close to the township but is not far away. 

The Blue House Ohakune - warm and inviting lodge

 Walking distance to town. The drying cupboard was very useful and the house had spacious rooms 

Well located and very comfortable

 Lovely stay. Very nice and warm when the snow came down . 

Lakeside Maisonette, Queenstown

 Stunning view. Complete privacy. Luxurious shower and towels. Comfy bed. Nice fireplace with a generous supply of wood. Workable kitchen. A little far from town though and Queenstown is not easy to park in. 

Lakefront Holiday Home

 The only issue we had and it was not really an issue was the steepness of the drive. Other than that it was fabulous. 

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Beautiful Bliss Cottage

 Absolutely loved our stay, very comfortable, very cosy, very clean and the cheese and champagne waiting for us was a special bonus.