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    Win tickets to An Evening with Noel Fielding in Christchurch

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    Guide to New Zealand’s top wine regions

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    Snow guide: Mt Ruapehu

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    A guide to hot pools and spa resorts

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    The Story of Wildside Lodge, West Coast

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    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

Bush bach nestled in reserve, great sea views

 Location was lovely in secluded bush, but only a 2 min drive into Greymouth central. Was absolutely excellent! Would definitely recommend it to anyone! 

Perfectly Positioned Beach House

 Hi Clare, Thank you for your wonderful hospitality we all had an amazing stay at Drifting Sands. The house was perfect for our very large two family group. The fresh daily bread was awesome. Until next time. Best Wishes Kathy, George, Deb, Stu, Emily, Scott, Jamie, Matt, Ollie, Katie Andrew, Anna, Josh and Sophie. 

Bush bach nestled in reserve, great sea views

 Lovely bach. Contained everything we needed and more. Lots of fun, interesting activities in the area. Would love to stay again. 

The Waves Studio Nine Mile Beach Charleston

 Well presented, great location would love to come back again. 

Perfectly Positioned Beach House

 Clean and very comfortable. Would hgighly recommend. 

Our  Brunner retreat on the Terrace WINTER RATES

 Great place, great view and very comfortable rooms. We will be back :)