Created by Pen-y-bryn Lodge, this guide is a superb addition to your travel plans when visiting Oamaru
Enjoy a unique dining experience at Moraine Lodge. During January you too can join the Chefs Choice Dinner on Saturday nights. Bookings are essential and may be booked through the Mt Cook Lakeside Retreat website
Exploring the Classic NZ Wine Trail: Drinking in Hawke’s Bay and the Wairarapa Sharon Stephenson, Aug 02 2020 Is there a limit to the number of truffle panna cotta that can be eaten at one sitting? I can confidently report there is not. We’re in Hawke’s Bay, perched at the kitchen island of
WAITAKI VALLEY AND PEN-Y-BRYN LODGE A geologist’s dream, decked out with limestone outcrops, pinnacles and ancient marine fossils, the Waitaki Valley – just inland hop from Ōamaru, three hours’ drive from Queenstown or two from Dunedin – is also building a name for its wine. Challenging weather, silts from the Waitaki River, and the latest
Te Arai Lodge has closed for the Winter and will re-open in the Spring, when the pool is heated, the hot tubs are full, the fires are stoked and the outdoor terraces are open for dining again. Take a look at these fabulous Spring and Autumn specials to tempt you away for 2 or 3
We want to give your Mum or someone important to you something special this year; we both know they deserve it. This winter we have put together some great events and packages – wellness retreats, yoga, great speaking events, our Midwinter Fest and supper club events. Events start from as little as $35. Details at
TE ARAI LODGE Te Arai Lodge has closed from yesterday, the 24th March, until further notice due to COVID-19 and the latest government announcements. We will be taking the next few months to reflect on all of the lifelong friendships and memories created this summer. The support and feedback has truly been overwhelming
DONKEY BAY INN – unique, quirky and simply stunning. Winner of the The World’s most Eco-Friendly Hotel, and Most Inspired Design Hotel at the recent Boutique Hotel Awards in London. Four luxuriously appointed suites and rooms open to decks and gardens with breathtaking sea views Outdoor baths to relax under the stars, a private beach.
A luxury Barn – featuring soaring timbered ceilings and filled with natural furnishings, books and antique china. French doors off the open plan living and dining rooms to a sheltered patio draped with grapevines, or an outdoor terrace with an open fire – enticing on a summer evening – a book – a glass
Te Arai Lodge Meet Kathy and Vince Moores, the creative owners of this spectacular lodge overlooking the rolling hills of the Brynderwyn Ranges and beyond to the stunning beaches and surrounding islands of the Mangawhai coast. Augusta Junction Magazine
We recently stayed at this luxury lodge. Drive 90 minutes north from Auckland, and head eastwards towards the village of Mangawhai. There on the ridge sits the luxurious Te Arai Lodge. A sweeping drive carries you to the grand entrance leading through the massive living room with its feature fireplace. Floor to ceiling windows and
A fly fisherman’s paradise, with four major river systems each hosting wild trout with many open, unspoilt fishing spots available. Imagine soaking up the peaceful ambience while playing a large trout on a light line. Being at one with nature and enjoying your own private battle with a sleek and fast brown or rainbow trout.
The beautiful Point Villas, surrounded by trees and gardens, overlooks majestic Lake Taupo in New Zealand’s North Island. Read this wonderful review from Lost and Found Traveller – They say “never say never”, and yet I’ve found the one exception…. The Point Villas, Taupo. So picturesque is The Point Villas that for the first time in a
Cooled under a huge living roof, this architectural masterpiece will take your breath away with its imaginative angles and breathtaking views at every turn. Arrive to something quite unique – enter through the intriguing garden tunnel to a sheltered almond-shaped terrace shaded by olive trees. The Sitting Room and Bar with soaring ceilings offers a