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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]

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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

Quiet Private Beach Bach

 Right opposite the beach and central to exploring Bay of Plenty highlights. Bach is spacious, comfortable and very clean with great views. Exceptional value for money. 

Beachfront Pukehina Apartment

 Gorgeous little Bach. Very accommodating and flexible owners. Thankyou for our stay we loved it. Being right on the beach was just perfect. Highly recommended. 

Beachfront Pukehina Apartment

 Wow, what a wonderful beach and place to rent and stay, the apartment was exactly what we thought it would be and was perfect, thanks for having us, we would love to come back again. 

Beachfront Pukehina Apartment

 Great little sea side Bach, Modern, comfortable with lovely sea views and easy beach Access. Our group had a great weekend, and would definitely come back again. Thanks for special welcoming gift :) 

Beachfront Pukehina Apartment

 Just stunning. 

Quiet Private Beach Bach

 The bach is clean, well equipped and close enough to the beach to fall asleep to the sounds of the waves. We loved the area and enjoyed our stay and the friendliness of the hosts. Thank you very much.