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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]

Recent Guest Comments for properties on this page

Modern Long Beach Crib

 Excellant for a weekend retreat Clean and tidy with all the mod cons 

Quiet, cross road from beach,10min walk to cafes

 Lovely quiet location with great views complimented by the sound of native birds 

  • JaneH645
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Beautiful, Unique, Designer Home

 Firstly, I have to say, the pictures do NOT do this house justice. It really is truly stunning, and the myriad of art pieces and Maori artifacts all go to creating quite a unique living experience. The location is perfect too, close enough to town and the lake, but still very tranquil and quiet. I couldn't have imagined finding a more perfect house to stay in whilst in town for my friends wedding, and I can't recommend this place enough. 

Quiet, cross road from beach,10min walk to cafes

 location was perfect,beautiful view,the house was great,but rather drafty in the bedrooms. 

  • rachelev1
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Quiet, cross road from beach,10min walk to cafes

 Super property, that really felt like home! Loved the layout, deck and all the facilities! Only minor thing - was there were two empty gas bottles provided, which meant no BBQ. Otherwise, great location, great views, and great place! 

Fox River Beach House

 Property had everything there, it is so charming. Location was right there by beach and river, walk tracks, and lovely people. Enjoyed the coffee shop across the road.