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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]

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Surf Pad at Pataua North

 Lovely clean unit with everything you could possible need. Thank you so much for having us! 

On Water's Edge at Pataua South: Whangarei 30 mins

 The estuary laps at your feet. The sunsets are beautiful. And the Bach is well set up with everything we needed for a family weekend away. Thank you. It's such a lovely spot. 

Beachside Pataua South Getaway

 Thank you Gary for sharing your own wee slice of Kiwi Paradise. Modest from the outside we were delighted to step inside and see the huge reveal. Soft tidal energy right outside .... it was magic. Pataua has much to offer those looking for genuine time out in a holiday - back to a time that positively reflects times past. 

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Beachside Pataua South Getaway

 Not 5 star resort, but 5 STAR Bach. Perfect location. 

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Absolute Beach Front! Amazing Pataua Fiji!

 Location was fantastic, facilities fantastic, only fault, BBQ could be updated, but gorgeous with everything needed there!!!!!! 4 out of 5 stars only because of BBQ, otherwise totally fab!! 

Absolute Beach Front! Amazing Pataua Fiji!

 Location was fantastic, facilities fantastic, only fault, BBQ could be updated, but gorgeous with everything needed there!!!!!! 4 out of 5 stars only because of BBQ, otherwise totally fab!!