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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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@ Anderson / Hallenstein

 Fabulous place to stay with everything we needed. Was really sad to leave, so close to town and the beautiful views from the windows will stay with me forever. Would definitely recommend to a big crowd. Just awesome! 

Large Sunny Holiday Home

 Great property especially for two families. Was very homely and we really enjoyed our stay. 

Tranquil Tipperary - Arrowtown Holiday Home

 Clean private and spacious 

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Hunter Crescent, Lake Wanaka

 Very comfortable house, spacious and well-equipped. Super location. Would definitely stay again when next in Wanaka! 

@ Anderson / Hallenstein

 Nice home stay with good facilities, good location, and warm welcome from the staff!! The house has good views/swimming pool/Spa, very comfortable! And is within walking distance to town center, very convenient!! Able to connect to wifi, super! 

Kylie's Castle - with increadible lake views

 We loved Kylies castle, plenty of room, nice décor and fantastic bathrooms plus great views-highly recommended.