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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]

Recent Guest Comments for properties on this page

Auckland Beachfront Retreat

 Fantastic property with lovely views. The perfect setting for our small wedding. Loved that there was enough room for guests to stay and enjoy the weekend. Will definitely be back.... with fishing rods next time! Thank you. 

Auckland Beachfront Retreat

 Neat Place, excellent communication right through. 

Auckland Beachfront Retreat

 The bach fits so many of us and we even had an amazing backyard view and beach access. Very well equipped kitchen and clean and tidy showers. Would definitely recommend this place. 

Auckland Beachfront Retreat

 The property is perfect for large groups. It's cosy, well equipped, spacious, and has lovely views. Loved the large deck. 

Auckland Beachfront Retreat

 The house is spacious, well stocked, and cleaned to a high standard. The house has beach access to a beautiful secluded bay. 

Auckland Beachfront Retreat

 The house is very comfortable ,the beach is perfect for children ,Excellent management of the property