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    Win Jimmy Cliff tickets!

    Score a double pass to see reggae legend Jimmy Cliff light up the stage in Mt Maunganui, March 27 or Auckland, March 28.... [More]

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    Children’s Attractions Around NZ

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    Snow guide: Mt Ruapehu

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    Golden Days at Big Bay

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    Period piece on the Clive River

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New  Beach Side Bach

 The large entertaining area and fire pit are just amazing. Second time we have stayed here and look forward to going again in the future! 


 Fantastic location, view and kit out of house! Completely recommend! 

Luxury Tuscan Beach Home Whangamata

 Great location and luxury property near the beach Owners provided everything you would need Large house with luxury items Nice touches of NZ products in bathrooms which our UK guests thought were great We couldn't recommend this property highly enough Would definitely go back again All who stayed would give it 20 out of 10 it was so good ! 

Luxury Tuscan Beach Home Whangamata

 Fantastic house, extremely well set up with everything anyone could possibly need Loved the place, loved the house and loved the holiday 


 Outstanding views of the lake and plenty of parking. Easy access to lake, had all modcons that were needed. 

Yukino's Rest - Water Views, Queen Charlotte Sound

 Great layout, 2 fridges handy ,fantastic views ,awesome deck