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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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    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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    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 Escape - The Cockies Quarters.

 House has everything we could want or need. Fantastic outlook. Would definitely recommend. 

Kakanui Escape - The Cockies Quarters.

 Incredible house if what you want is to relax and have a good time with family and friends. Good spot for fishing too. The house is better than what it looks in the photos. 

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Kakanui - Modern, Sunny Coastal Escape

 We love this place - couldn't be more perfect. Hope to keep coming back here for years! 

Kakanui - Modern, Sunny Coastal Escape

 Enjoy the modern interior with great outlook 

Kakanui - Modern, Sunny Coastal Escape

 Cracker-Nui is the BEST! It is a beautiful bach with an amazing view of the beach. So relaxing. We had such a lovely weekend, it was such a shame we had to leave!!! The property is lovely. Comfortable and clean with everything you could possibly need! The location is fantastic and it is an easy walk to the beach. 

Kakanui - Modern, Sunny Coastal Escape

 Great views from the deck, helpful information book, board games, outdoor bath, complimentary Nespresso