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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

Tullamoore Beach House

 The location was just wonderful and the property was outstanding. Just a great place to get away to and relax. Close to all Golden Bay has too offer. Didn't want to leave. 

Sea views, Forest Walks, Peace & Tranquility

 Perfect setting 

Nelson/Monaco Holiday Home

 The property was well presented and was equipped with everything to make the stay very comfortable and relaxing. The location was great and close to all the amenities e.g. walking track, restaurants and local shopping. The garden area in particular was lovely. Thank you. 

Cottage on Abel Tasman Park & Tasman Bay

 Lovely characterful house in a beautiful spot.Bit crowded with 6 adults but very welcoming and we had a lovely time, thank you! 

Rotoiti Cottage - St Arnaud

 A place with bags of character and brilliantly sited for walks and MTB routes 

Nelson/Monaco Holiday Home

 Monaco holiday home was a lovely place,it has a great view upstairs in the main bedroom and second bedroom of the water, very good location,can go for walks around the area quiet and peaceful, had great time thank you