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    Win tickets to An Evening with Noel Fielding in Christchurch

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    Children’s Attractions Around NZ

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    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

Peaceful Setting,easy steps down to the beach

 Great stay, lovely walk to the beach, amazing oysters everywhere. Great tidy bach, that had everything you needed and more. We will be back, we loved our hoilday there. 

Ngakuta Bay's Beauty

 The property we stayed at was in a fantastic location, safe beach, and very picturesque. The house was nice and sunny, very comfortable and clean. It had everything we needed for a great family holiday. 

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Croisilles Haven - OKIWI BAY- Large and spacious

 A fantastic home to have a family holiday. Perfect house with all that you need and added extras. Very clean. 

Modern self contained two bedroom cottage

 What a lovely cottage! Just perfect for our stay and had everything we needed. 

quiet bach close to everything

 Great property, tidy and clean and awesome for family stays. We had a ball staying at this address. :) 

Cute, Retro, cosy two bedroom cottage

 Great location on-farm while remaining convenient to Tekapo township. The cottage has great character, was warm, and provided all the essentials (notably comfortable beds and a very good shower!)