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    Win Jimmy Cliff tickets!

    Score a double pass to see reggae legend Jimmy Cliff light up the stage in Mt Maunganui, March 27 or Auckland, March 28.... [More]

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    Children’s Attractions Around NZ

    Family fun for all seasons.... [More]

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    Kapiti Coast

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    Snow guide: Mt Ruapehu

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    Golden Days at Big Bay

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    Period piece on the Clive River

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The Calbury Crib - 70's inspired Bach

 Great Bach with everything we needed in a beautiful spot, perfect, thanks! 

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 Fantastic house. Spacious, comfortable. Had everything we needed. 

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 We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The house had everything we needed (and more) and there was lots to keep us exercised and entertained (and more). This is truly a very special part of Aotearoa 

Sawdon - Shearing Quarters Farm Cottage

 The space and comfort of the place. Rustic and basic, perfect for the week away. 

Catlins River Station House

 Great house with a cover bbq area and some friendly chicken walking around. The location is good, close to the small town of Owaka...and perfect to explore the Catlins 


 Loved this place. Great location. Awesome house, well set-up, lots of space for three family groups.