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Ngakuta Bay, Marlborough Sounds.

 Another great stay, few Blue Cod caught, good weather, looking forward to next year already! 

Hachis Retreat - Cute bach with stunning views

 Lovely genuine kiwi bach with stunning view. Highly recommend it to anyone who's holidaying in this awesome part of our country. 

Sunnynook Cottage Sea Views Top Location

 Great location and views. 

Ferndale Cottage - Warkworth

 Comfortable and spacious rustic, but interesting New Zealand bach. Open all the windows to keep it cool. Lots of good space outside, with a nice ferny lawn to read books on. Quite private. Short walk to the beach. Had everything needed. 

Hachis Retreat - Cute bach with stunning views

 Great place to relax. We are happy. The view is unforgettable. Thanks. 

Absolute lakefront holiday house

 Great spot, dated property but real clean and tidy . Great people to deal with ,, Would book again..