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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

Beautifully appointed unit.

 Lovely property and beautifully furnished, highly recommend. 

High above the Ida valley. Views to the Mountains

 The view is incredible; beyond description! The house was one of the best I have ever stayed in; it had everything you needed and was exceptionally clean and well presented. I look forward to returning one day. Many thanks Grant. 

Beautifully appointed unit.

 location, well appointed, alison is great ... second time we have stayed with her and won't hesitate to stay again when next in Dunedin 

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The Hideaway @ Kakanui

 Property - tidy, well kept, yet so homely! Location, so close to beach and lovey walks along the beach. Quick drive to Oamaru for necessities :) 

Historic Seaside Cottage

 LOVED this beautiful house on the inlet. So peaceful, yet entertained all day with birds and walks and the occasional friendly neighbour out walking. Every comfort was provided and the bed was extra comfortable in the master bedroom (just us two, so didn't try the others, hut they looked cosy). We had a chilly Otago anniversary weekend, but we were lovely and warm in the cottage. We will definitely be back! 

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Jedforest, traditional family crib (bach)

 Lovely and peaceful with lots of native birds around, close to the harbor and Owaka (for supplies). Games, tv and dvd all provided for the evenings or rainy days. Great shower. Would be fabulous with a logburner installed instead of the open fire.