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    Win tickets to An Evening with Noel Fielding in Christchurch

    Have a laugh on us: An Evening with Noel Fielding (from The Mighty Boosh), at the Isaac Theatre Royal. It promises to be anything but a normal evening!... [More]

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  1. Guide to New Zealand’s top wine regions
    Guide to New Zealand’s top wine regions

    Which wine region will you escape to?... [More]

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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

    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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    A Schoolhouse Amongst the Vines

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    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

62 Jacks Pass Road - Alpine Holiday Homes

 Lovely house 

POST RETREAT - Former Post Masters Residence

 The location couldn't be better.Thought it might be noisy but it wasn't at all,lovely 

Alpine Retreat - Alpine Avenue - Mountain Views

 Excellent location walking distance to shops and pools. Great view of mountains! 

Alpine Retreat - Alpine Avenue - Mountain Views

 We have had a great stay over Easter. Loads of room and an easy holiday home to use. Lovely and warm, clean and tidy. Great views and fabulous deck to relax on. We will def be booking again 

25 Denby Place - Hanmer Holiday Homes

 Handy to town and comfortable. 

55 Chalet Crescent - Hanmer Holiday Homes

 We had a lovely peaceful stay! Place was clean, tidy and well equipped. Will stay again.