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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]

  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

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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

The Loveshack.Romantic secluded lake front cottage

 The Love Shack is fanastic! Everything and more you could ask for, right down to the smallest features, my husband and I could not fault our time there, it was amazing, quiet, romantic, peaceful, bird and bush life stunning, this place is immaculate. 5 stars for our stay. We thank you, it was our 10th wedding anniversary and now we have great memories. 

The Loveshack.Romantic secluded lake front cottage

 Had an absolutely wonderful stay. Beautiful spot and a sweet wee cottage with everything you might need. Found a wee gem at Okere Falls Store, great feed and German beer. Definitely recommend. 

Rotoiti Lakeside Lodge

 Great place in a great location. The property has everything needed for a comfortable stay. We will be back! 

Trout Pool Cottage

 Very cute little cottage. Lovely to have a spa on the deck. Very tidy. Great location. Will be back :) 

Relax On The Lakefront

 Great bach, beautiful location. 

Life On The Lake Where will you be?

 Absolutely lovely batch. The outlook over the lake is amazing so nice first thing in the morning. Would definitely recommend and can't wait for our next stay.