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  1. Win 1 of 3 Kapiti Cheese Hampers for Easter!
    Win 1 of 3 Kapiti Cheese Hampers for Easter!

    Get your tastebuds ready for a tasty Easter! We have three Kapiti Cheese Hampers to take with you to the bach.... [More]

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  1. Children’s Attractions Around NZ
    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]

  2. Kapiti Coast
    Kapiti Coast

    The long sandy beaches of the Kapiti Coast are a 40km drive from Wellington - but they're a world apart from the capital; spot rare native birds on Kapiti Island, play golf or explore the parks and nature reserves.... [More]

  3. Snow guide: Mt Ruapehu
    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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  1. A Schoolhouse Amongst the Vines
    A Schoolhouse Amongst the Vines

    From schoolhouse to luxurious cottage - a tale of transformation at Kina Beach Vineyard.... [More]

  2. The Story of Wildside Lodge, West Coast
    The Story of Wildside Lodge, West Coast

    Wildside Lodge is a labour of love, a rustic, hand-crafted beauty which evolved through Dan and Kath Lane's philosophy and need for using resources that were locally available and free, or at least recycled and cheap!... [More]

  3. Golden Days at Big Bay
    Golden Days at Big Bay

    Fond memories of bach holidays at Big Bay in the 1940s - long drops, meat safes, sackfuls of seafood and a great community.... [More]

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Lake Tarawera Retreat - Lake Tarawera Holiday Home

 We picked this place because of the location to a wedding we attended. Great views and plenty of room absolutely ideal for us. 

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Kuaotunu Lookout - Kuaotunu Holiday Home

 Great property in a wonderful location, with the best view of the ocean! Wonderful stay! 

Olde Beach Hideaway - Waikanae Beach Holiday Home

 Great place to hang out and relax. Idea for girls weekend away. Had everything we needed. Excellent location to beach and cafes. 

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Southridge Stay - Ohakune Chalet

 great location with it being a nice walk to both the junction and ohakune centres and it has a fantastic neighbour who kindly offered to babysit 

Cornwall Cottage - Golden Bay Holiday Home (Tata B

 handy to beach 

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Private Bush Retreat

 The perfect escape from the city, we had a wonderful long weekend here. Great walks, stunning views, and the spa bath were highlights. Cannot recommend the lodge and owner Larry enough.