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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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The Red Door Bach Taupo New Zealand

 Well equipped kitchen, reasonable living space. Very easy to organise. 

  • munde712
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cute cottage, cosy and affordable

 Clean, convenient. 


 Plenty of beds. Great views. Easy access. Close to town. 

Taupo Lakehouse on Heuheu Street

 Location was really good and wasnt a hassle from getting into town or anywhere in that matter. propert was very well maintained loved staying there 

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Spacious Family Home -

 We loved that it was single story because after walking 100km for oxfam no one wanted to tackle stairs! 

Kaka Cottage, Bird Area, Taupo

 Great place to stay, close to town, tidy, comfortable and easy to find.