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  1. Win tickets to An Evening with Noel Fielding in Christchurch
    Win tickets to An Evening with Noel Fielding in Christchurch

    Have a laugh on us: An Evening with Noel Fielding (from The Mighty Boosh), at the Isaac Theatre Royal. It promises to be anything but a normal evening!... [More]

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    Guide to New Zealand’s top wine regions

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    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]

  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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    A Schoolhouse Amongst the Vines

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    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

Beach Break Papamoa-Beachfront

 Loved the back in the backyard :-) 

Beach Break Papamoa-Beachfront

 We had an amazing 9 nights family holiday. Amazing location with many unexpected extras.We enjoyed our stay and were well looked after.. Thank You.. Melda and Peter. 

Dream white sand beach across the road

 Great house for the whole family to be in. Lots of room and 3 bathrooms were great. Close to the beach and lovely views from the house. 

Beach Break Papamoa-Beachfront

 This apartment was just lovely. Excellent location. 10 Steps from the beach. Really neat & clean with linen plus towel all provided. Highly recommended. 

Beach Break Papamoa-Beachfront

 Location was amazing and great price for size and location of accommodation 

Relax in the Sun - *STAY - PLAY - THEN WALK AWAY*

 The beach is a very short walk away.