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The Barn – Cooks Beach

Courtesy – Tim Roxborogh – writing for the New Zealand Herald Lonely Bay – Cooks Beach Coromandel – Photo – Tim Roxborogh Location: Down a quiet cul-de-sac, a 10-minute stroll from the gently curving crescent of white sand that is the Coromandel’s Cooks Beach. More importantly, just 20 minutes on foot from one of the absolute …

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BOUTIQUE MEANDERINGS- THE VICARAGE – GERALDINE

New to our boutique collection, this simply gorgeous heritage building has been lovingly restored into luxurious accommodation right in the heart of  the pretty township of Geraldine. The Vicarage has a self-check-in arrangement with a drop box containing your room key – a code is provided prior to arrival.  Complimentary parking onsite which made it easy …

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LOVE TRUFFLES? EXCLUSIVE OFFERS AT THE MANSE LUXURY LODGE HAWKES BAY

Love Black Truffles as much as we do? We are fortunate to have found these beauties in Hawke’s Bay. Join us for an exclusive Truffle Hunt and have a taste of these delicious underground treats. Fresh Truffles are only in season during June, July and August so use this opportunity to treat yourself and your …

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TE ARAI LODGE – MANGAWHAI

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

TE ARAI LODGE

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 …

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FROM BEACHES TO WINE AND MORE

The Coromandel Peninsular through to Rotorua, Taupo and beyond to Hawke’s Bay –  such an easy drive from Auckland International Airport. Experience beautiful beaches, mud-pools and adventure, flights over volcanoes, the Tongariro Crossing, world-renowned golf courses, fly fishing and wine tasting.  And you’ll want to totally relax following all that sightseeing. These beautiful boutique hotels …

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THE MANSE – HAWKE’S BAY – a NEW ZEALAND LUXURY LODGE

We are delighted to advise that The Manse, Hawke’s Bay has been awarded Qualmark’s highest accommodation accreditation – New Zealand Luxury Lodge This intimate country retreat is located near the world-renowned Gimblett Gravels wine region providing opportunities to visit local vineyards to taste these award-winning wines. Warm and welcoming hosts and owners Dietske and Gary …

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ENDLESS SUMMER

As New Zealand’s summer continues we dream of glorious beaches with soft white sand squeaking between our toes, hidden coves,giant sand dunes, swimming with dolphins. Or playing golf at stunning world-class courses and maybe big-game fishing in the beautiful Bay of Islands. Some of us just want to relax with a glass of New Zealand …

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