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    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]

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    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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    A Schoolhouse Amongst the Vines

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    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

Whitianga retreat, awesome sea views, punga bush

 Wonderful location! Very tidy place, really enjoyed. 

Whitianga retreat, awesome sea views, punga bush

 Good location and nice view. 

Whitianga retreat, awesome sea views, punga bush

 Gaylene was so lovely to deal with. The bach was just what we were looking for, tidy, private and the most amazing view, the actual views are just spectacular compare to the pictures. Great for families with little kids, my son just had the greatest time there. We would definetely stay there again, and would recommend to anyone. Thanks again, Gaylene! 

Whitianga retreat, awesome sea views, punga bush

 Very clean and tidy, the view is great, good communication, recommended!!