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  1. Share a photo and WIN a $250 Bookabach Voucher!
    Share a photo and WIN a $250 Bookabach Voucher!

    Share your summer holiday photos on Instagram using the hashtag #MyBookabachHoliday and be in to WIN a $250 Bookabach Gift Voucher!... [More]

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  1. Northland

    "The winterless North" boasts stunning coastline, kauri forests and a rich Maori and European history. Holidaymakers love it. Join them and tick some tourist highlights off your bucket list or find a private bay off the beaten track.... [More]

  2. Islands of the Hauraki Gulf
    Islands of the Hauraki Gulf

    Take your pick amongst the beautiful islands of the Hauraki Gulf, and choose a holiday as ritzy or remote as you like.... [More]

  3. Children’s Attractions Around NZ
    Children’s Attractions Around NZ

    Family fun for all seasons.... [More]

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  1. 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]

  2. Mabels Cottage in Mangonui
    Mabels Cottage in Mangonui

    A colonial cottage with views of Mill Bay - the perfect base for enjoying historic Mangonui... [More]

  3. 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]

Recent Guest Comments for properties on this page

Panoramic views of Hanmer village and mountains

 A spacious beautiful holiday home. Many thanks. 

Apartment 4 on Conical

 had a great stay in your lovely apartment, thanks 

9 Devon - Your Favourite Place

 Good location, walking distance from hot pools and town. Neat and tidy and big enough to accommodate 8 people. Enjoy going back. 

11 Dorset Street - Hanmer Holiday Homes

 Great little bach, great garden, great location. Very well equipped. Tidy and modern. Would definitelt return. 

Alpine Retreat - Alpine Avenue - Mountain Views

 The Alpine retreat is a classic. The name says it all. It has everything you need and is very clean and tidy. Will come back one day. 

Isobel's on Scarborough- cosy, central cottage

 This cottage fitted our needs perfectly. Great base for mtb local trails and to do St James cycle way. Quiet, comfortable and fully equipped for self catering.