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  1. Share a photo and WIN a $250 Bookabach Voucher!
    Share a photo and WIN a $250 Bookabach Voucher!

    Share your summer holiday photos on Instagram using the hashtag #MyBookabachHoliday and be in to WIN a $250 Bookabach Gift Voucher!... [More]

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  1. Northland

    "The winterless North" boasts stunning coastline, kauri forests and a rich Maori and European history. Holidaymakers love it. Join them and tick some tourist highlights off your bucket list or find a private bay off the beaten track.... [More]

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    Islands of the Hauraki Gulf

    Take your pick amongst the beautiful islands of the Hauraki Gulf, and choose a holiday as ritzy or remote as you like.... [More]

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    Children’s Attractions Around NZ

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  1. 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]

  2. Mabels Cottage in Mangonui
    Mabels Cottage in Mangonui

    A colonial cottage with views of Mill Bay - the perfect base for enjoying historic Mangonui... [More]

  3. 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]

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Lake front with its own jetty. 4 bedroom Lockwood

 This is a fantastic place to stay, great location, a home away from home 

Lakeside Home in Rotorua

 Stunning setting and amazing set up for guests with very generous provisions for the guests to enjoy. 

Magical Waterfront Property in Delightful Location

 Awesome property and beautiful outlook over the lake. Great place for our family to stay. Highly recommend it. 

Tranquil Peaceful Farm Bach Farmstay Rotorua

 Our stay at Shearer's Retreat was a highlight of our trip to New Zealand and a great base for exploring all that Rotorua has to offer. This spacious, well-equipped, comfortable, vintage bach was a special place for our family - we loved being surrounded by beautiful farmland, feeding the chickens and Windy the horse, toasting marshmallows and stargazing. Happy memories made here! We feel so lucky to have experienced the very best of Kiwi hospitality and recommend it thoroughly. 

Peaceful Comfy Farm Cottage Handy Town & Action

 The property was perfect. We loved the location and found it very comfortable. 

Lazy Lakeside, Lake Rotorua, Ngongotaha

 Location was fabulous. Kids loves the kayaks and fishing spots nearby. Spa was an added bonus that was lovely to soak in and take in the scenery. 

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