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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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Bayview Haven, Palm Beach Waiheke Island, Auckland

 It's our home away from home on Waiheke. Very clean, close to beach and Ostend. Kitchen very user friendly. 

Beautiful self contained cottage

 This was a lovely place to stay while visiting Auckland without having to stay in the city. Handy to Mt Eden, Dominion Road and Eden park and very quiet. Would definitely stay here again. Thank you. 

Joie de Vivre.      Stunning and unique.

 Water access. Friendly Kaka's Relaxing outlook. 

Beautiful self contained cottage

 Lovely location. A quiet tree lined street with easy access to Mt Eden Rd or Dominion Rd. 

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Joie de Vivre.      Stunning and unique.

 Everything :-) 

Beautiful cottage with stunning views.

 The cottage is absolutely beautiful - comfortable, well decorated and well appointed. The views are stunning and the grounds are lovely. We would stay again - and stay longer next time!