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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

No. 19 - New 1 bedroom cottage in rural setting

 Very quiet, spacious and comfortable. Definitely value for money. Distance from New Plymouth is no issue as the road is excellent. 

Rybrit Retreat amazing sea views

 Lovely view very modern tastefully decorated place.would like to stay there again 

SEVEN HEAVEN , Exclusive Large Oakura Beach House

 Lovely house in a great location. We had a very pleasant stay here. The house had everything we needed and was super clean and well presented, with many wonderful extra touches that made the stay feel special. A pleasure to stay at. Highly recommended. 

Oakura Opulence, holidaying in style

 Second stay in this wonderful home, look forward to returning to this "taradise" again in the future. Cheers 

No. 19 - New 1 bedroom cottage in rural setting

 Great stay will stay again 

Puriri Farm Cottage - an ideal family unit

 Clean and tidy with good kitchen appliances and utensils. Very happy with our stay ??