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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

Onemana - Relax & Revive!

 Great place to stay. Location is excellent and facilities welcoming, easy to deal with - thanks 

3 Bedroom with Ensuite & Sea Views

 We were absolutely rapt with Pukeko Bach - great views, everything provided and very clean. Would love to stay again. Thanks very much :-) 

Family bach with ocean views

 Excellent cozy bach, with amenities that are useful, definitely will recommend to others who are after a homely bach 

Relaxing Home Away From Home

 Very comfortable, clean, tidy house with a fabulous view of the ocean & island. Easily accommodates a mixed group of people. Great location, only a few minutes walk to the beach, Dairy & Cafe and a short drive to Whangamata. Thanks - we had a wonderful family get together. 

Family bach with ocean views

 What a fantastic place! We had a wonderful time here. The Bach was clean, well furnished, with all the creature comforts of home. We'll definitely be bringing the kids down soon. 

Family bach with ocean views

 Good old fashioned kiwi family bach. Our kids loved all the toys and movies - a big bonus! Very convenient for the shops, playground and beach and it was great to have the option of the pool as well. Had a fabulous time, would highly recommend.