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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

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    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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KAKANUI luxury retreat, stunning beach views

 Everything. Location, house itself. 

Northland's Romantic Wilderness Retreat

 Our 2nd time returning back at fern ridge and wasnt disappointed. Waking up to a amazing view and in the evenings watching the sunset over the mountains was priceless ? erin&john wer nice&helpful as usual. 

Bay of Islands Beachfront - Tapeka del Mar

 fantastic, could not have been better, highly recommend. 

Coromandel Cottage  - Romantic Rustic - Sea views

 View was great. Two living spaces great for our family. This cottage was perfect. Our only complaint is that we couldn't stay longer. 

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Charming House & Cottage from 165.00 per night

 Handy to the cafe and local hotel at Portobello. Lovely country cottage ,relaxed atmosphere 

ONE OF TARAWERA'S MOST POPULAR HOLIDAY RENTALS

 A lovely house, well appointed and has everything one could need to enjoy a beautiful view in a scenic paradise. Very relaxing time away.