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  1. Win 1 of 3 Kapiti Cheese Hampers for Easter!
    Win 1 of 3 Kapiti Cheese Hampers for Easter!

    Get your tastebuds ready for a tasty Easter! We have three Kapiti Cheese Hampers to take with you to the bach.... [More]

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  1. 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]

  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

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

  2. 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]

  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

Casa Coyote -  Waterfront WOW! 8km from Matakana

 It's a beautiful property, and it's located very close to a wonderful beach. 

  • tinizul
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Central Matakana Village, 2 minutes walk to shops

 Great location close to everything but private & secluded. LARGE house with plenty of room and great amenities. 

Central Matakana Village, 2 minutes walk to shops

 Peaceful location very handy to town and different activities 

Casa Coyote -  Waterfront WOW! 8km from Matakana

 Very peaceful, amazing private surroundings and property. 

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 Matakana Barn overlooking Sandspit Bay & farms

 Perfect location, private and comfortable. Was a pleasure staying there. 

Central Matakana Village, 2 minutes walk to shops

 House was wonderful (and large). Great views. Location couldn't have been better! Would love to use the house again! Great!