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  1. Win 1 of 3 Kapiti Cheese Hampers for Easter!
    Win 1 of 3 Kapiti Cheese Hampers for Easter!

    Get your tastebuds ready for a tasty Easter! We have three Kapiti Cheese Hampers to take with you to the bach.... [More]

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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]

Recent Guest Comments for properties on this page

Puka Bach ***WINTER SPECIAL*** $85/night!!!

 It was just what we needed - we thought it was great. Quiet and relaxing, a home from home. Everything we needed had been thoughtfully provided. Perfect location, just across the road from the beach access - and what a beach! Miles and miles of white sand, a turquoise sea and no one else around. We were sad to leave and wish we could have stayed longer - we will be back for sure :-) 

Beauty on the Beach - Waipu Cove

 We were a group of friends and everyone was enchanted with the place and everyone is planning to come back. We have spent a unique week end. 

  • DeliaB23
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Puka Bach ***WINTER SPECIAL*** $85/night!!!

 Well appointed, no fuss, comfortable bach. Linen included is great- no need to lug blankets & towels. Dog friendly- our pooch did not manage to find an escape route. 

  • MichielG
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 Great place to stay. We all had a great weekend. Will be back next year. Cheers BOPLMRC 

Puka Bach ***WINTER SPECIAL*** $85/night!!!

 The owner was very easy to deal with friendly and good customer service. Gave us a great deal and even a late checkout time which made things a lot easier. Excellent bach and well equipped would recommend to anyone. The view and walk to the beach was great as well. 

  • AlyssceT
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Cedar Beach House, Ocean Beach and Estuary Views

 We loved everything about the property, it had EVERYTHING you needed! Lovely and helpful neighbors. Minutes away from the water for a nice dip in Bland Bay. The drive up from Auckland was just beautiful! Thank for you a great time away :)