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  1. Share a photo and WIN a $250 Bookabach Voucher!
    Share a photo and WIN a $250 Bookabach Voucher!

    Share your summer holiday photos on Instagram using the hashtag #MyBookabachHoliday and be in to WIN a $250 Bookabach Gift Voucher!... [More]

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  1. Northland

    "The winterless North" boasts stunning coastline, kauri forests and a rich Maori and European history. Holidaymakers love it. Join them and tick some tourist highlights off your bucket list or find a private bay off the beaten track.... [More]

  2. Islands of the Hauraki Gulf
    Islands of the Hauraki Gulf

    Take your pick amongst the beautiful islands of the Hauraki Gulf, and choose a holiday as ritzy or remote as you like.... [More]

  3. Children’s Attractions Around NZ
    Children’s Attractions Around NZ

    Family fun for all seasons.... [More]

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  1. 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]

  2. 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]

  3. Period piece on the Clive River
    Period piece on the Clive River

    A riverfront villa that's perfect for groups: mess about in boats, bike to wineries or swan about historically.... [More]

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Short Black - Kaiteriteri Holiday Home

 Modern, simple & private. 

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Peaceful Comfortable Rural Cottage

 It is just a wonderful place with wonderful hosts !!! 

AROHA COTTAGE at Tasmans idyllic Kina Beach

 Lovely property with a good location. Information provided was first rate and everything worked perfectly. Would love to spend longer there. 

Kina Beach Vineyard Cottage

 We had a most lovely stay. It's a beautiful location in witch we felt like heaven! Very well kept, very clean! Just holiday in heaven! Thanks a lot! 

Delightful cottage a perfect couples retreat.

 The decor had a country feel to it which fitted in with this peaceful location and its rural views, as well as being handy to points of interest. 

Cosy Fishing Cottage

 This is an amazing property for anyone wanting tranquillity. The bach is very comfortable and has everything you could need for a comfortable stay. The sound of the river at night is amazing.