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Glamping at Matarangi

 Great place for a family holiday. We will most certainly will be back! Thank you :-) 

Western Lake Woolshed

 This is just as it is advertised a wooldshed with a kitchen/beds and bathrooms. For our purposes it was fantastic, set in a wonderful landscape and awesome part of NZ. 

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Sanctuary Lake Cottage

 Amazing location, perfect for a family of 4 with 2 teenage boys. We loved the quiet and the fantails! Would definitely go back again 

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Papa Aroha paradise

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