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  1. Win tickets to An Evening with Noel Fielding in Christchurch
    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]

  2. 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]

  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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    A Schoolhouse Amongst the Vines

    From schoolhouse to luxurious cottage - a tale of transformation at Kina Beach Vineyard.... [More]

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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

KAKANUI luxury retreat, stunning beach views

 Everything. Location, house itself. 

Kakanui Escape - The Cockies Quarters.

 Great location and cosy home with lots of space. 

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Panorama sea view elevated lodge

 Amazing location, Great view and very comfortable, warm large batch with everything you need! 

The Hideaway @ Kakanui

 Lovely quiet location, safe for children to play outside. Comfy beds. Clean bach. Close to Oamaru for supplies. Lovely to run around the streets and beach for exercise. Close to playground. Thankyou :) 

Kakanui bach with views of the sea

 We had a wonderfully relaxing stay. Kakanui is a beautiful place to enjoy some time out. 

Kakanui - Modern, Sunny Coastal Escape

 The accommodation was clean, modern & tidy, just as described in the feature on bookabach.