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Northland Region


Carringtons, Karikari Peninsula
Situated on its own white-sand beach, sprawling bird-filled wetlands, international ocean-side golf course, 101 acre vineyard, working Black Angus stud farm.

10 Luxury lodge rooms and 14 self contained villas
Facilities: Restaurant & bar, Conference room, Library, Heated pool & spa, Laundry & valet, Gymnasium, 2 championship tennis courts, Olympic standard clay & skeet shooting range.
Transfers: complimentary from Kaitaia

Shipwreck Lodge
Situated with sweeping views overlooking 90 Mile Beach and the Tasman Sea. The soothing sounds of waves rolling is ever present. Its a short stroll through the low sand dunes to the beach.   Watch the stunning sunsets from your own private balcony.

  3 guest suites: 90 Mile Suite with King Bed, Tasman Suite with King or Twin Beds and Reef View Suite with a Queen Bed.
Facilities:  Each suite has a sitting area, TV, CD player, fridge, private balcony with table & chairs and a large modern ensuite with bathrobes.  Continental or cooked breakfast is included and served in an open plan living area.  A guest lounge with satellite TV is available downstairs.

Eagles Nest, Russell
Located on a 30-hectare (74-acre) estate, Eagles Nest, two minutes drive from Russell.

Accommodation: 4 separate self-contained villas with ocean views. Sacred Space is the largest villa and is set in private subtropical gardens. Accommodating eight guests, it has its own 25-metre lap pool, spa pool and sauna. First Light Temple is Eagles Nest's honeymoon retreat, with a mezzanine suite. Eyrie includes a gourmet chef's kitchen, private lap pool and jacuzzi. Eagle Spirit is set on the cliff edge and has its own private lap pool and jacuzzi.

Facilities: Sacred Space: 1 king and 3 queen bedrooms, each with ensuite or private bathroom; First Light Temple: 1 king bedroom with ensuite; Eyrie and Eagle Spirit: 3 ensuite bedrooms in both villas; Egyptian cotton bed linen, hair dryers, toiletries and bathrobes; central heating and air conditioning in all 4 villas; each villa includes lounge, gourmet kitchen, laundry, sunset decks and ocean views, breakfast provisions supplied; on-site catering by request; extensive wine cellar; tour desk; business centre; private lap and spa pool/jacuzzi for 3 villas; 1 sauna; on-site parking; helipad.

Kauri Cliffs, Matauri Bay
Set on 6,000 acres near Matauri Bay, Northland, The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs affords spectacular 180-degree views of the Pacific Ocean. Cape Brett and the offshore Cavalli Islands are part of the panorama which can be viewed from the verandas, lounge, card and dining rooms.

Accommodation: Eleven outlying guest cottages, each with two guest suites providing twenty-two accommodation units. Every suite offers its own private porch, comfortable bedroom with sitting area and open fireplace, walk-in his and hers wardrobes and a bathroom with a shower, bathtub and his and hers vanities.The eleven cottages comprise 16 Deluxe units (approximately 900 sq ft) and 6 standard units (approximately 765 sq ft) which are nestled on the edge of native bush looking east from private verandas across the golf course and the Pacific Ocean.
Facilities:The main lodge consists of a spacious beamed living room, meeting room, card room, and small computer room. Gourmet a la carte dining is available in the main dining room or on the verandas. Two Astroturf tennis courts, an infinity swimming pool with spa and a fully equipped fitness centre.  Three secluded swimming beaches which are available for picnics and barbecues.

Kimberley Lodge, Russell
Situated a few minutes walk from Russell village and the wharf where you catch the ferry to Paihia.

Four bedrooms with sea views, 1 bedroom with a private garden setting.  Total guests: 10.  All beds are Super King/twins and have woolrests. (a wool underlay to keep you cosy warm in winter and refreshing cool in summer).  All rooms have en-suite bathrooms with double marble basins, bidet, shower and bath, heated towel rails, hairdryer and luxurious bath robes. The Kimberley en suite also has a double spa bath as well as a television, video, CD and stereo system.
Facilities:  TV video, stereo and telephone (direct dial); air conditioning/central heating; heated spa-swim pool

Mangawhai Lodge, Mangawhai Heads
A large 2 storey colonial-style property overlooking the Harbour, Surf Beach & out to the Hen & Chicken Islands.A selection of quality cafes, restaurants and bars within walking distance.

Five guest rooms all with bathrooms ( 3 king / twin rooms and  2 queen)
2 spacious guest lounges with a wide selection of books, games and magazines, CD player, TV and video; Conference facilities - small groups; Large verandas with sea views; Guest kitchenette to enable you to make light snacks or chill your wine and complimentary tea, coffee and cookies; BBQ

Okiato Lodge, Russell
Set in tranquil woodlands and landscaped gardens, Okiato Lodge gazes out across a vista of islands and sea.
Your hosts can arrange excursions for you including: golf, game fishing, scenic tours and wilderness walks.

8 spacious suites with private verandas with views across the Bay of Islands.  Each suite has its own bathroom with bathrobes, beach towels and hair dryers.
Tea & coffee making facilities, mini bar, air conditioning, swimming pool.

Omata Estate, Russell
Situated 5 minutes from Russell on 25 hectares with its own private bay, vineyard and restaurant. You can sail there and utilise the private jetty and boat shed.

Accommodation: The Homestead.... Just ten metres from the water's edge is the four-bedroom, schist and cedar homestead complete with library, wine cellar, three fireplaces and every conceivable modern convenience.  The family rooms has a 68 inch TV with Sky plus  a varied range of DVDs and videos. The Boathouse .... A private luxury 1 bedroom suite with lounge area and bathroom, set on the beach, with tea, coffee and minibar facilities. It contains a 42-inch plasma flat screen television with SKY. The Loft .... Total privacy in this 1 bedroom suite with lounge area and bathroom. Has tea, coffee and minibar facilities. Short stroll to the beach. SKY Television is available
Facilities: Conference facilities , Tennis Court
Transfers:  From KeriKeri airport.

Titore Lodge, Russell
Situated in Russell overlooking Russell Harbour with access to a private sandy beach, close to restaurants, cafes, shops & galleries.

Accommodation:  3 suites- Library Suite: A large suite with a private entrance and large patio with views overlooking Russell Harbour. Your suite has a queen size bed, lounge area, chairs and recliners, your own dining table for private breakfasts, a refrigerator, tea and coffee facilities.  The ensuite has a shower and heated towel racks.  An extensive wall-to-wall library provides reading for all tastes.  Garden Suite: with sea views from both the living room and bedroom. Your bed choice is super-king size or super-twins. The bathroom floor is heated and your apartment has air conditioning and heating. There is a table for private breakfasts, a refrigerator and tea and coffee facilities. The ensuite has a shower, heated towel rack and double sinks. Kiwi Forest Room: The suite is located on the main floor and has two entrances. You can enter either through the lodge or through a path to your private patio with hammock.  This room opens directly to the lodge lounge, bar, dining room and patio overlooking the harbour. There is a queen size four-poster bed, roomy closets and drawer space for long stays. Not suitable for pets or children.

Waipoua Lodge, Waipoua Forest
Situated 47 kilometres north of Dargaville,only two kilometres from the Southern entrance to the forest. Waipoua Lodge is an 120 year old villa that has accommodated guests since 1890. It is set on a ridge amongst 3.3 acres (1.4 hectares) of landscaped gardens and is surrounded by the Waipoua Forest, home of Tane Mahuta, New Zealand largest kauri tree.

Accommodation: Four apartments housed in the historic farm buildings with views of the forest. Each apartment has king beds, a television, cd selection, bath robes, toiletries, magazines, feather pillows, new towels and linen, kitchenette, teas and freshly ground coffee. The apartments are situated amongst the gardens, separate to the lodge, with private indoor and outdoor living spaces.  The main lodge holds the guest lounge, dining room, sunroom with library, bar and reception.
Facilities:  helipad on site 


Auckland Region


Aachen House, Remuera
Located close to Newmarket & Parnell shopping areas, the city's central business district and all major attractions and facilities.  Art Galleries, restaurants, cafes, shops, antique galleries are within a 10 minute stroll.

Accommodation:  Victoria Suite features a traditional four poster California King bed, a cosy lounge area, a spacious balcony and an en-suite bathroom. Garden Suite is a private and tranquil first floor room, featuring a California King double sleigh bed, a bathroom and views over the garden. Rose & Fuschia Rooms are spacious and sunny and furnished with King size twin beds and open to an adjoining private patio overlooking the garden.  Burgundy Suite is spacious with a California King double bed and a bathroom to match. Blue & Lilac Rooms are quiet with magnificent bay windows overlooking the garden, a Super King, hand carved mahogany bed in French style.  Gardenia & Orchid Rooms. Except for Orchid room having a private entrance from the veranda, these rooms with their King size double beds are virtually identical and both have garden view from their feature bay windows.
Facilities:Conference facilities for small groups.

Cotter House, Remuera
It is the fifth oldest house in Auckland and is a rare example of pure Regency style.

Accommodation: Four high tech guest rooms with exquisite silk bedspreads, feather pillows and duvets, fluffy monogrammed cotton bathrobes and luxury Egyptian cotton towels, slippers, turbans and quality toiletries.
Facilities: Internet data points for laptop computers, Sky TV, (CD, DVD players) with access to in-room movies. Rooms also enjoy the convenience of Direct dial phones, a private safe, marble bathrooms with underfloor heating, fireplaces, tea/coffee,ironing facilities,an 1892 Ballroom, fully equipped guest office and conference facility and a heated swimming pool.  Health spa facilities include in-room massages, beauty treatments, access to an exercise pavilion, scheduled Yoga, Pilates, Tai-chi and Feldenkrais classes.

Gulf Harbour Lodge, Gulf Harbour
Situated at the head of a canal with views of the water, Gulf Harbour Lodge is set in a marine village at the gateway to the Hauraki Gulf. Accommodation:  35 deluxe rooms (including 5 executive suites) with spacious bedrooms with either twin queen or king size beds and well-equipped bathrooms.All rooms have balconies with views overlooking the canal. 

Room Facilities: Alarm Clock,AM/FM Radio, Bathrobe & Lamp,
Bathroom Amenities, Coffee Maker, Colour TV, Dataport on Phone, Free Morning Newspaper Delivered to Room, Hairdryer, Voice Mail, In Room Movies, Iron / Ironing Board, Mini Bar, Modem Connection, Refrigerator, TV. Lodge facilities:  Guests have access to the Gulf Harbour Country Club, just minutes away and can enjoy complimentary use of the facilities which include: Gymnasium, Sauna, Flood-lit Tennis Courts, Squash Courts, Heated Swimming Pools.   Conference facilities catering from 10 - 100 guests.

Giverny Inn, Waiheke Island
Set in Mediterranean-style gardens and nestled on a bush-clad hill on Waiheke Island Giverny Lodge is a 5-10 minute walk from safe swimming beaches and nearby coastal walking tracks. 

Accommodation: The Venus Suite, on the upper level of the main lodge, is airy and romantic. A private deck overlooks the garden, sea and gulf islands. The suite has a queen bedroom, lounge, ensuite bathroom and an additional single bed in the lounge. Bacchus Villa is a restored, 1939 heritage building. The suite comprises a queen bedroom, a lounge with an extra queen sofa bed, ensuite bathroom and kitchenette. The villa has a large deck and private garden. Villa De Vesta is a newly renovated large, private 2 bedroom 2 bathroom villa, set in its own private gardens with large decks and over the bay. The villa consists of a lounge, kitchen and 2 king bedrooms with 2 ensuite bathrooms.
Facilities: Chocolates, tea, coffee, biscuits and fresh fruit are complimentary.  Heated towel rail, L'Occataine toiletries, bathrobes, slippers,  refrigerator, minibar, Sky TV, video and stereo. Additional Lodge facilities: Guest lounge and large balcony,Jacuzzi,Petanque court, Library of books, CDs and videos, Beach towels and boogie boards, fishing gear.

Mollie on Tweed, St Mary's Bay
Situated in Saint Mary's Bay on the cusp of Auckland's city centre, with views over the city's landmark Harbour Bridge and the inner Waitemata Harbour.

Suites are between 65-110 square metres,with king size bed, non-smoking, ensuite with spa bath with slippers and luxury toiletries.
Facilities: Satellite TV, underfloor heating, air conditioning, stereo system, tea & Coffee making facilities, dressing gowns, direct dail telephone, daily local newspaper, tour Desk; Dry Cleaning/Guest Laundry; Child Minding Service, limousine inner city transfers.

Waitakere Estate, Waiatarua
Perched at 800ft (240m) above sea level on a ridge in the centre of 70 acres (28 hectares) of native forest, the Estate has breathtaking views over Auckland City and the sparkling Hauraki Gulf.

Accommodation: 14 hotel rooms and 3 garden suites. All rooms can be configured into either one super king bed or two super king single beds.  Hotel Room: Super king bed or two super king single beds & En-suite bathroom.  Garden Suite: Super king bed or two super king single beds in main bedroom. Can add two more single beds in the living room.  En-suite bathroom - Suites 2 & 3 with Spa Bath. 
Facilities: Colour TV, Direct dial telephone, Internet access via telephone line, Safety deposit box, Iron, Compendium, Radio alarm clock, tea & coffee making facilities, refrigerator, balcony, room service, plus ... Squash Court, Sauna, Swimming Pool, Petanque Court, Croquet, Private Bush Walking Tracks.

Viaduct Landing, Auckland
Located on the north-west end of Prince?s Wharf in downtown Auckland with wrap-around decks on three sides to allow for flexible outdoor living areas for alfresco dining, relaxing on loungers or in the spa pool, entertaining, and watching sunsets. There are 20 city restaurants, cafés and bars within walking distance.

Accommodation: Suitable for six guests, including children, with a fully equipped kitchen for self-catering. Gourmet meals can be delivered, or a qualified chef can be arranged. 1 super-king/twin ensuite bedroom with bath, double basin and dressing room, 1 super-king/twin and 1 queen bedroom share 1 bathroom
Facilities: Multi-room audio, home theatre and office facilities, hair dryers, toiletries, demist mirrors, bathrobes, heated floors and heated towel rails, self-serve laundry facilities, full kitchen for self-catering with breakfast provisions,pre-prepared gourmet meals delivered or chef services on site for lunch and dinner, laptop, printer, writing desk, phone, fax and email,on-site garaging; security.

The Boatshed, Waiheke Island
Located above a sun-drenched bay on the island of Waiheke in Auckland?s spectacular Hauraki Gulf. Five minutes stroll to the Oneroa shopping & markets - three minutes to the beach.

Accommodation:  Five suites ? each private with panoramic views. Three Boatshed suites open out to the garden. One exclusive Bridge suite.  One premier three storied Lighthouse suite.  The Lighthouse: Three storey retreat captures the romance of a traditional lighthouse.  Private dining services via a dumb waiter. Separate day room and private circular stairs inside suite.  Queen bed & bathroom with heated floors. The Boatsheds: A sophisticated mix of classic and contemporary design. Super-King beds, private open fireplace, bathroom with heated floors.  The Bridge: Situated on the other side of the property with views of Oneroa and the Hauraki Gulf. Super-King beds, private open fireplace, bathroom with heated floors.
Facilities: Bathrobes & scuffs, full Mini-bar, complimentary treats and evening port, beach gear, including shade umbrella, sun hats beach bag, sand mat and sunscreen. Plasma TV, DVD, CD. Music, movie and reading selections. Complimentary wireless, hi-speed internet.

Formosa Country Club, Beachlands
Formosa is listed in The Finest Golf Clubs of the World and covers an area of 440 acres. It is surrounded by lush farmland with stunning views over the Hauraki Gulf. 

Accommodation:Fifty luxuriously appointed Villas featuring spa baths, twin bathrooms and either super king or super twin bed configurations.Each individual villa has expansive views over the Golf course and Hauraki Gulf.

Stafford Villa, Birkenhead
Located in the Victorian maritime suburb of Birkenhead Point, Stafford Villa is close to the water and surrounded by tropical trees and shrubs.

Two luxury rooms, a private guest library, drawing room and conservatory. The China Blue room has a large bedroom with an ensuite dressing area, with access to the upper veranda looking out to the garden and Willow Bay. The antique carved mahogany four poster bed with 'ultra plush posturepedic mattress', an abundance of feather pillows, duvets, cushions, exquisite bed linen is very luxurious. A Chinese carved antique chest tucks away the TV and stereo. The luxurious en-suite dressing area includes Villeroy & Boch bathroom fittings, spa bath, large wardrobe and kauri wooden polished floors.  The Tuscany Summer room has a large bay window looking out onto the remaining Victorian orchard with apple, fig, and plum trees.  Matching Victoria Brass bed heads create a king size bed or as twin singles, plush posturepedic mattress, exquisite linens, soft feather pillows, large antique armoire for TV and stereo. The ensuite tiled bathroom has walk-in shower and amenities.


Waikato Region


Maungatautari Lodge, Cambridge
This property is an easy one-hour drive from Rotorua, Waitomo Caves and Tauranga. Situated on a 16-hectare working farm and thoroughbred breeding operation, surrounded by the lush green agricultural land of the Waikato region.

Accommodation:  Five guest suites in the lodge and three villas in the garden.
Facilities:  Villas - Air conditioning, super-king beds, a sitting area, bar facilities, cable television, desk and working area with internet access, dressing room and ensuite bathroom with double spa. A private terrace and lawn flow to the formal gardens with uninterrupted views of Lake Karapiro.  Suites - Generously proportioned and individually decorated with stunning lake views. Guests enjoy use of the secluded library, sitting and drawing rooms and the conservatory, engage in a game of petanque with other guests, practice your golf game on our chip and putt golf hole or relax around the pool.Non-smoking rooms are available.  Conference facilities. Horse riding, massage and other health and beauty treatments are all available within the lodge.


Rotorua Region


Blarney Lodge, Lake Rerewhakaaitu
With a slightly Irish theme and the ambiance of yesteryear, Blarney Lodge is situated on the shores of Lake Rerewhakaaitu. It is the only lakeside property and therefore ensures absolute privacy for guests.  In this rural setting, with Mount Tarawera holding sentry to the North, it takes full advantage of the majestic lake and rural views. Our premium location is within what many consider to be New Zealand's best wild trout fishery, the Rotorua Lakes district. Pristine waters and crystal clear streams are signature qualities to the district.

The guest wing is sited for your comfort and privacy. Each room is tastefully dressed with quality furnishings and private facilities. We offer discerning, luxury accommodation with Kiwi hospitality. Guests are welcome to swim, fish and walk the lake at their leisure.

Kawaha Point Lodge
Situated on the edge of Lake Rotorua,Kawaha Point Lodge is only a 5 minute drive from Rotorua city centre, and a 15 minute ride from the cities airport.

Accommodation: 8 super king/twin guest suites with stunning views over the lake or gardens. Each suite, named after one of the lakes in the area, has its own balcony to enable guests to enjoy their panoramic view in private.  In order to maximise their magical views across the lake, the drawing room, dining room and library are on the first floor and open to a broad, shaded veranda  perfect for a leisurely breakfast or pre-dinner drinks.
Facilities:  Each guest suite is air-conditioned and offers a flat screen television, guest telephone, broadband internet, selection of teas & fresh coffee, homemade cookies and fresh fruit. The library also offers a large selection of reading material and a DVD player, DVDs and CDs are available on request. On-site activities include swimming, a sauna, petanque, croquet, lake cruises and even a private Maori cultural concert performance on the lawns. Three eighteen-hole golf courses are also located nearby.

Lake Road Lodge
Nestled within the steamy village of Ohinemutu near St Faith's Church & shores of Lake Rotorua.

2 apartments (3-bedroom apartment + penthouse) & 3 guest rooms (twin & queen) with private or ensuite.
Guest kitchens are fully stocked. Help yourself to continental breakfast, fresh coffee and fruit. Light the barbecue whenever you want. Large sunny lounge, deck and hot plunge pool.  Facilities for small conferences 10 - 12 guests.

Peppers on the Point
Once a Maori Pa site, Peppers on the Point lake Rotorua is steeped in local history. Built more than 80 years ago this classic lodge has been carefully refurbished under the direction of a leading New Zealand interior designer.  The 2.8 hectare grounds run down to the lake's edge to a private beach.

Accommodation:  Suites - Individually decorated, all have separate lounge areas, bedrooms and large ensuite bathrooms with shower and spa bath. Main Suite - A large suite with views over the lake, balcony and ensuite bathroom with spa bath. Lake Cottage Suites - Self-contained private suites a short walk from the lodge itself, each with its own lounge room, separate bedroom, ensuite bathroom with shower and open air hot tub on deck with panoramic lake views. Lake Villa - The owners' residence, the Lake Villa sits above the lodge where it enjoys the very best of lake and city views. It can be booked out by families or groups and has 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, large kitchen, open dining and living areas and extensive balcony areas.
Facilities:  Large entertaining rooms with open fireplaces, a timber-panelled dining room and magnificent timber staircase, a quiet reading room, library with computer, pool room and several dining rooms.

Jack & Di's Lake View Luxury Penthouse
Treat yourself to this superior, lake view Penthouse and Lodge. Stylish, contemporary and elegant living for those special occasions. 300m o the shores of Lake Rotorua and nestled above 'Ohinemutu', an historical, thermal Maori Settlement. Take in the stunning views and beauty of Lake Rotorua while relaxing in the hot spa...

Accommodation:  Penthouse: stunning views of Lake Rotorua and Mokoia Island from north facing balcony.  This spacious fully self contained apartment has a large lounge, sunny deck and kitchen (4 1/2 star).  Can accommodate up to 3 guests

Facilities:  Sunny deck & kitchen, en-suite bathrooms, Sky TV, complimentary continental breakfast & refreshments, free parking and local phone calls, rooms serviced daily.

Tree Tops Estate & Lodge, Horohoro 
The Estate occupies 1,000 hectares of spectacular terrain in a tranquil, secluded valley in the heart of New Zealand's famed thermal region.

Accommodation:  Four lodge suites and eight private villas. Deluxe Rooms - The Lodge Wing accommodates eight guests, twin share or double in four suites with en-suites all sharing the privacy of the Lodge Wing lounge and state of the art kitchen and a bubbling spa bath. Suites - Tucked away, the Villas are positioned within a stroll or golf buggy ride to the Lodge featuring a bedroom, spacious bathroom with spa bath, lavish lounge with fireplace and small kitchenette.
Facilities: Room Features - bathrobe, phone, Colour TV, Sky TV, Bose Radio System, CD Player, Video Player, In-Room movies, Mini Bar, Kitchenette, Double Spa Baths, Super King Beds, Open Log Fireplace, Iron, Ironing Board, Hairdryer, Safe, modem line.  Hotel Facilities - 24hr Reception, Business Services, Cocktail Bar, Disabled Facilities, Guest Laundry, Internet Facilities, Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant, Conference room(s), Hair salon.

Clover Downs Estate, Ngongotaha
A unique "get away" retreat situated on a deer and ostrich farm on 6 acres of green pasture with magnificent rural, farm and Lake Rotorua views - just 15 minutes drive north of Rotorua city centre.

4 king-size bedrooms
Facilities: tea and coffee-making facilities, refrigerator, telephone, TV, video and a separate lounge area, ensuite bathroom with toiletries, hairdryer and bathrobes.

Hamurana Country Estate, Hamurana
This magnificent country house is situated just a 15 minute drive from the thermal & tourist attractions of Rotorua.

Accomodation:  12 ensuite rooms with sweeping lake views. Taniwha Suite - deluxe super king suite on the ground floor with separate lounge room and 2 person spa bath.  Pool Suite - Deluxe super king located on the lower ground floor opening onto the swimming pool area.  5 Superior Rooms - spacious super king/twin rooms on the 2nd floor with spa bath ensuites and views. 5 standard rooms - King/Queen or twin rooms with shower en-suites. 1 Family room - made up of 2 interconnecting superior rooms, one super king and one twin both with large spa bath ensuites.
Facilities: All rooms have telephones, televisions, bath robes, hair dryers and tea & coffee making facilities. Other facilities include a bar, billiards room, tennis court, petanque terrain, swimming pool, helipad, BBQ areas.

Okareka Lake House
Nestled on a secluded peninsula, Okareka Lake House is almost surrounded by water with a private beach perfect for safe swimming.  Casually elegant, all rooms have commanding views of picturesque Lake Okareka which is only 10 minutes  drive from Rotorua,the geothermal and Cultural capital of New Zealand.

Accommodation: 5 bedroom accommodation which can accommodate up to 10 guests. All double bedrooms are spacious and have their own modern en suite bathroom facilities, complete with shower. The master bedroom suite comes complete with a lounge area, office and private spa.
Facilities: Two living areas, formal dining room, fully equipped kitchen, breakfast room, library and entertainment theatre, air conditioning, double-glazed windows,a comprehensively stocked wine cellar, DVD, VCR and stereo systems, hot tub, BBQ. Computers and printers are provided, as is a broadband Internet service and STD / IDD telephones.

Pukeko Landing
On the foreshore of Lake Tarawera, Pukeko Landing overlooks the tranquil Otumutu Lagoon. You can fish off your private jetty, do some bird watching, enjoy the many walks in the surrounding bush or simply take in the beauty of Lake Tarawera from your deck.

Accommodation:  The property sleeps up to six guests in three bedrooms. Master bedroom with Super King/Twin bed hosts a full ensuite bathroom. Second bedroom with Super King/Twin bed sharing a bathroom with the third bedroom of two Single beds.  Both bathrooms include underfloor heating, heated towel rails, toiletries, hairdryers and robes.
Facilities: Library,newspapers and magazines, clothes dryer, open fire, Colour TV, Petanque, Compact disc player,computer with Internet, DVD player, tea and coffee making facilities, electric blankets, telephone, fax, Video player, Washing machine, fridge, BBQ, airport transfers & helipad.  Fully equipped kitchen for self catering.

Solitaire Lodge, Lake Tarawera
Solitaire Lodge is only 25 minutes drive from Rotorua. The Lodge is designed to take advantage of the natural views of the calm still waters of the Lagoon and the contrasting panorama over the lake to Mount Tarawera.

Accommodation: Solitaire Suite - Super King bed, floor to ceiling windows, Electronic safe,LCD TV, Ironing facilities, DD phone, mini bar,tea & coffee making facilities, CD player, large balcony and outdoor furniture. The bathroom features, double spa bath, separate shower, Crabtree & Evelyn amenities, underfloor heating, hairdryer. Tarawera Suite - two Queen sized beds,floor to ceiling windows, LCD TV, DVD Player, air conditioning, balcony, sun loungers, DD phone, electronic safe,CD Player,mini bar, tea & coffee making facilities, ironing facilities, 2 balconies.Bathroom features double spa bath, double vanity, underfloor heating, separate shower, Crabtree & Evelyn amenities, hairdryer.  Villa Suite - downstairs bedroom with super king bed, upstairs bedroom with split king bed & extra single bed if required. Other features: electronic safe, balcony, LCD TV, DD phone, large living/entertainment room, CD player, microwave, tea & coffee making facilities, mini bar, dining area, air conditioning, floor to ceiling picture windows & balcony.  Bathrooms feature spa bath,shower & underfloor heating. 6 Executive Suites - all furnished to give maximum comfort.

The Springs
The Springs was purpose built in 1998. The design is that of a 1930's New Zealand bungalow ensuring the property complemented the already established neighbourhood. It has a simple yet elegant garden of white Iceberg roses and sasanqua camellias.

The Guest Wing has four elegant rooms situated at the rear of the house ensuring a private, quiet stay. The rooms have King sized beds and an ensuite bathroom.
Facilities: ceiling fans, central heating, clock radio, television, hairdryer, robes, walk-in closet with luggage storage, fresh flowers and complimentary Spring water. There is a daily laundry service available at a very reasonable cost.

Waiteti Lakefront Resort
A true lakeside property situated away from the sulphur fumes of the city. A quiet residential area located only 10 minutes' drive from the city centre. Large children's' playground, views across Lake Rotorua to Mokoia island and Mt Tarawera.

Accommodation: Lake view studio: A lake view air-conditioned studio unit with double and single bed in lounge area. Open-plan lounge, TV, kitchenette and bathroom.  Daily servicing .Lake view deluxe unit: Large one bedroom air-conditioned lakefront units. May include King, Queen & Single beds. Full kitchen.   Daily servicing. Lake View Family Unit:  A variety of king, queen, double, single beds and bunk beds. Large open-plan lounge, full kitchen, TV & bathroom, air conditioned. Daily servicing.
Facilities: Full kitchen in every unit and all linen is supplied. Guest laundry facilities. Large gardens with BBQ and recreational areas. Parking available for caravans, motor-homes, boats and trailers. Free use of the hot spa, spa towels, kayaks, extra large trampoline and children's playhouse. Free local telephone calls. All rooms are serviced daily

Taupo Region


Huka Lodge
Situated 300 metres upstream from the famous Huka Falls on 7 hectares of park-like grounds amongst mature trees on the banks of the Waikato River.

  20 secluded, spacious guest suites plus the Owner's Cottage.
Facilities: The suites all have super-king size beds, comfortable chairs for lounging, fireplace, mini bar & walk-in dressing room.  The ensuite bathrooms all have under floor heating, sunken bath, separate shower and double hand basins. The white wooden Owner's Cottage originally built in 1937 sits on an elevated and sunny promontory above the Waikato River. Four spacious guest suites are anchored by a central living room, dining area, kitchen and a den.

Taupo Garden Lodge, Rangatira Park
Situated just over a mile from Lake Taupo town in complete privacy with upriver views 65 miles to the South and to the mountains.  The 3 acre garden was planted over a period of 39 years and now has trees more than 60 feet high plus Rhododendrons, Camellias and perennials in stunning profusion around ponds and a waterfall.

Accommodation:  Two suites with specially-designed wooden furniture, Persian rugs and original oil paintings. The Garden Suite is private and quiet with its own entrance and close parking all on ground level. It is also suitable for partly disabled persons.  It has a super king bed & ensuite bathroom.  It also has a single bedroom next door for nannies, chauffeurs etc.    There is a fridge plus tea & coffee facilities.   No cooking features are offered.   The Heron Suite is inside the Lodge, generous and comfortable with Persian rugs, a sofa and table, together with coffee and tea facilities and large ensuite bathroom.  The Lodge itself has a living area, dining room, massive fireplace, sunroom & a baby grand piano.

Tongariro Lodge, Turangi
Nestled on 22 acres of secluded grounds with mature gardens and trees on the banks of the Tongariro River with views to Lake Taupo and the mountains. Tongariro National Park is an all-year outdoor playground - and is right on our doorstep.

Accommodation:   17 one and three bedroom chalet-style units separate from the main Lodge. Each has their own ensuite bathroom and secluded terrace.

Facilities: spa, all weather tennis court, petanque, restaurant, bar & cocktail lounge, Conference facilities for up to 100 persons.

Lake Taupo Lodge, Acacia Bay
The Lodge is located just five minutes north of Taupo in Acacia Bay.    Lake Taupo, Huka Falls, Taupo township and the world-renowned Wairakei International Golf Course are all within 10 minutes by car.

Accommodation:  7 suites with a King sized bed or two single beds. All our suites have private outdoor patio areas with table and chairs.
Facilities: Each suite has a telephone, writing table and chairs, fridge, mini bar, tea and coffee facilities, alarm clock, iron and ironing board.  The main lodge has a library, billiard table, open fireplace, DVD, Satellite TV and Video, daily newspapers, sun loungers, tennis court & petanque.  All office functions are available with high speed internet access on the guest computer. The Lodge is set up for small VIP Executive conferences with up to date technology.  The ensuite bathrooms have under floor heating, luxurious bathrobes, toiletries and hairdryer. Four of the executive suites have large baths as well as walk in showers. The others have large walk in showers. Fresh flowers, seasonal fruit, milk and homemade cookies are in the room every day along with a selection of teas and coffee. Courtesy transport is provided from Taupo airport.

Te Kowhai Landing, 2 Mile Bay
Situated on the waters edge of Lake Taupo, Kowhai Landing is only a 5 minute (or 20 minute lake side walk) from the  town-ship of Taupo with its array of shops & restaurants.

Two exclusive Super King/twin suites with their own ensuites, walk in closets, tea/coffee making facilities and full views across Lake Taupo. 
Facilities:  Ensuites feature heated towel rails, demist mirrors, hair dryers, toiletries and robes. Property features: Full gourmet kitchen & alfresco dining, dual living spaces, feature fireplaces. BBQ, spa pool/lake edge swimming, row-boat,petanque, in-ground heated pool, outdoor patio heating & outdoor shower.


Eastland Region


Cedar House, Gisborne
Situated in the most sought-after residential enclave, Cedar House is just metres from the confluence of the Taruheru, Waimata and Turanganui Rivers, and from where it all happens in Gisbornes downtown and harbour basin area.

Accommodation: 4 guest rooms with super king or twin beds with either ensuite or private bathrooms. The Nikau & Matai suites are superior rooms situated on the first floor. The Rimu suite is a standard room on the first floor. This room is ideally paired with Matai for friends or family travelling together. The Kauri suite is on the ground floor and is fully disabled accessible with its original wide doorways, new tiled ensuite with seat and grab-bars in the shower, and low-placed switches and handles.
Facilities:  On the upper floor are two verandas with seating, a guest lounge stocked with books, magazines, TV & video, a 24-hour guest pantry for self-service hot drinks, and an honesty-based mini bar with soft drinks, beer, mineral water and snack bars. Each suite has cotton robes, a generous supply of top quality towels, hair-dryers, electric blankets & Sky TV. Transfers: Complimentary transfers are provided from either the bus terminal or airport. For more than 3 guests at a time we will book a taxi-van on guests behalf if required.

Opou Country House, Gisborne
Opou Country House is an historic 120-year old country mansion set in 12 hectares of tranquil gardens near the small village of Manutuke, 10 kilometres from Gisborne on the North Island's east coast.

5 large & airy double-bedrooms with king size beds and either ensuites or private bathrooms.
Facilities: The reception rooms are a mix of formal and casual. The elegant drawing room glitters with touches of Raj India, and the red-panelled dining room, relaxed smoking room-den and TV-movie room are inviting and multi purpose.  The huge country kitchen welcomes guests for cooking lessons, cups of tea, glasses of wine, or just a chat with Robyn and a taste of whatever  she is preparing.  

Knapdale Eco Lodge, Gisborne
Knapdale is a tranquil utopia, only 10 minutes from Gisborne airport and yet a world apart from urban living.
Built in 2004, the Knapdale Eco Lodge provides exclusive accommodation in a tree and animal lovers paradise while only 8km from Gisborne city. Winner of the 2003 Rural Environmental Awards. Secluded setting within a 32 ha working farm with large array of animals and Maori historic sites. Extensive walkways in forest and farm.  

Accommodation: Romance suite. Very spacious room with king sized bed, ensuite with luxurious 2 person spa bath, a private balcony and Internet facilities.  Unsurpassed views over the Knapdale Farm and the wider landscape. DeLuxe guest room. Spacious room with king sized bed, private bath room, Internet facilities in the room and fantastic views of the Knapdale Forest and the lake.  
Discounts available when staying for 4 or more nights.


Hawkes Bay Region


Cobden Villa, Napier
Cobden Villa is an 1870 villa entirely restored in Art Deco style, Situated high on Bluff Hill with spectacular views out to the Pacific Ocean. The beach, shops, restaurants, museums and central business district are all within a 10 minute walk. 

Accommodation: Four stylish bedrooms named Chiparus, Cassandre, Erte' & Vargas, with ensuite or private bath, custom- comfort beds, Egyptian cotton linens, European Down comforters, hair dryers, bathrobes, decadent chocolates, Local Lavender toiletries, SKY-TV & Video, direct dial phone and modem point in the Guest Conservatory. All rooms have central heating and air conditioning with accessible porches.
There is a guest lounge with fireplace, artwork, piano and television plus an Internet Parlour.

Greenhill the Lodge, Hawkes Bay
Everything about Greenhill is gracious and elegant. Set amongst 30 acres of picturesque park-like grounds, Greenhill enjoys panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.

Accommodation: 2 King Suites & 3 King Rooms. VILLA - The Villa Suite has 2 bedrooms,air conditioning, full kitchen with tea & coffee making facilities.  The living area features a stone fireplace, a flat screen television, DVD, stereo equipment and mini bar. A dining area opens onto decking with rural views.  McLean SUITE - This King Suite consists of a bedroom, sitting room with open fireplace and twin bathrooms with under floor heating. The sitting room has a writing desk and minibar. There are tea/coffee making facilities plus air con/central heating. HUDSON ROOM - equipped with a King size bed, tea and coffee making facilities, air con/central heating. The ensuite bathroom has under floor heating. Sollitt ROOM - King size bed, ensuite bathroom, tea & coffee making facilities, air con/central heating.  LYONS ROOM - King size bed (can be detached to form 2 single beds),ensuite bathroom with under floor heating & tea and coffee making facilities in the room.
Facilities:  Swimming pool, spa pool, internet facilities, fully equipped gymnasium and croquet lawn, billiard room with a small library and an extraordinary viewing tower 3 stories high.

Muritai, Havelock North
A beautiful country style home and large garden which dates from the 1880?s. This large villa has been renovated to accommodate single parties of up to 10 guests in great comfort and style. There are excellent views from the house and garden over the village and out to the coast.

Accommodation: Four double and two single bedrooms with four full bathrooms and a separate bathroom for non-resident guests. The property accommodates up to 10 resident guests. Although intended primarily for self-catering guests full hosting/catering services can be arranged.
Facilities:  Hair dryers and toiletries in all 5 bathrooms, sitting room with open fire, Sky TV and music system to all main rooms, fully equipped kitchen for self-catering, breakfast provisions supplied, full laundry facilities, guest phone, central heating, on-site parking and garaging, BBQ & garden furniture.

Endsleigh, Havelock North
The three Endsleigh Cottages are located adjacent to the 1914 homestead set in an established garden among rural hills. The smallest cottage dates from the early 1900s, while the middle cottage is a classic 1920s Arts and Crafts-style construction. The largest cottage has been constructed more recently with recycled components. The two larger cottages are self-contained, each with a fully equipped kitchen for self-catering. All three cottages feature verandas with garden views to the valley and mountains beyond.

Accommodation: Smallest cottage: 1 king ensuite bedroom, middle cottage: 1 king bedroom, 1 bathroom and 2 extra beds in sitting room, largest cottage: 1 ensuite king and 1 queen bedroom with bathroom and 1 extra bed, 8-seat dining table and piano in largest cottage.
Facilities: phone, breakfast provisions supplied, fully equipped kitchen and guest laundry in 2 larger cottages,  claw-foot baths, toiletries, pedestal basins, hair dryers, open fires, Sky TV, videos, VCR, CDs, cassettes, books and magazines in 2 larger cottages.  All have verandas, gas barbecues and outside dining areas. Mountain bikes, croquet and petanque sets and tennis equipment are provided.

Mangapapa Lodge, Havelock North
Perched gracefully on the pillared gateway to Mangapapa Lodge, sit two lion statues guarding with pride this grand, historic homestead built in 1885 and set in 6 hectares of Orchards.  
Accommodation: 12 guest suites offered in 3 categories.  MANGAPAPA SUITE - 3 luxury appointed rooms with a separate bedroom containing two queen size beds.  EXECUTIVE SUITE - These executive suites are based in the Lodge on the first floor. LODGE ROOM - Situated in the Homestead and through out the Cottage are our luxury Lodge rooms. The Cottage is located ten metres from the Lodge.
Facilities: Rooms - Sky TV, tea & coffee making facilities, mini-bar, safe, slippers, towelling bath robes, complimentary fruit baskets, toiletries, air con & heating,  facilities for laptop computers, irons & ironing boards, Direct dial telephone, hairdryer, heated towel rails. Lodge - Conference facilities, heated swimming pool (seasonal), spa and sauna, petanque, bush croquet, picnic lunches/hampers made on request,two dining areas, helipad, internet services,daily newspaper, fly fishing tutor/guide available, lawn Tennis, bicycles including a tandem, secretarial services, laundry & drycleaning service, rejuvenation & massage Packages. Complimentary airport transfers .


Manawatu Region


Rathmoy Garden Cottage, Hunterville
3.5kms from Hunterville this lakeside accommodation is set within Rathmoys 6 acre garden on a working farm close to golf, rafting, trout fishing and many activities.

Full self contained with 1 Super King and 1 Twin bedroom.

1 Bathroom - with wheelchair access, quality linen, bathrobes, heated towel rails and hairdryer, fully equipped kitchen plus breakfast provisions in fridge, bread making machine, log fire, underfloor heating, television and CD's, complimentary beverages, 24 hr phone line plus fax and email available, lockable garage, helipad & private airstrip.

Hiwinui Country Estate, Palmerston North
Hiwinui Country Estate is situated on a flourishing working farm 15 minutes drive from the centre of Palmerston North.

Accommodation:  3 bedroom suites - Suite 1.This Suite has a Super King/Twin Bed with cotton bed linen. Fresh flowers, phone, tea/coffee, mineral water & TV included. The suite has heated flooring and has a Spa bath. A Hair dryer, toiletries and bathrobes are provided. It has an ensuite bathroom with a bath and a shower and can sleep a total of 2 guests. It has 2 beds (1 Super King Bed). Suite 2.  This Suite has a King Bed with cotton bed linen. Fresh flowers, phone, tea/coffee, mineral water & TV included. The suite has heated flooring and has a Double shower. A Hair dryer, toiletries and bathrobes are provided. It has an ensuite bathroom with a shower only and can sleep a total of 2 guests. It has 1 King bed .  Suite 3. This Suite has a Queen Bed with cotton bed linen. Fresh flowers, phone, tea/coffee, mineral water & TV included. The suite has heated flooring. A Hair dryer, toiletries and bathrobes are provided. It has an ensuite bathroom with a shower only and can sleep a total of 2 guests. It has 1 Queen bed.
Facilities: Wine cellar,indoor/outdoor areas for entertaining, double sided log fireplace, outdoor spa pool.


Wairarapa Region


Briarwood, Greytown
Situated at the northern end of Greytowns historic Main Street, a short stroll to shopping & superb local cuisine is this NZ Historic Places Trust Building architecturally renovated to provide new apartment style suites.

Accommodation: 2 Suites.  King Suite, one super king/twin bed, plus double sofa bed in lounge. A pullout single bed is also available. This self-contained unit has it?s entry via a security keypad to your own spacious lounge and dining area. The ensuite features a double clawfoot bath, walk-in shower and under floor heating. French doors open from your bedroom to a patio with fountain view where you may barbecue or breakfast. This suite has a kitchen so you can self-cater, and a laundry.  Queen Suite, 1 queen bed. This self-contained unit has it?s entry via a security keypad to your own spacious large lounge with open fire. . The ensuite features a double clawfoot bath, walk-in shower and under floor heating. French doors open from your bedroom to a patio with fountain view where you may barbecue or breakfast..
Facilities: Wheelchair access, bathrobes, double shower, hair dryer, toiletries, heated floor and towel rails, fax and phone, complimentary laundry, café-style breakfast menu, full self-catering kitchen, tea/coffee, nibbles, bar, Sky TV, video, DVDs, CDs, desk, books and internet access. 

Riddlesworth Estate, Masterton 
Built in 2001 in American southern colonial style and bounded on two sides by the Ruamahanga River, Riddlesworth is a 24-hectare (60-acre) farm, offering views of the Tararua Range.

Accommodation:  2 queen suites with baths in ensuites plus a separate self-contained cottage with a queen-size bedroom and spa bath in ensuite.

Facilities: baths in ensuites, hair dryers, demist mirror, bathrobes and heated towel rails, central heating and air conditioning in house, email, fax and phone facilities, lounge with open fire and tea/ coffee in house, media room with big-screen Sky TV, DVD and video in house, on site parking, courtesy passenger transfer from railway station.

Peppers Martinborough Hotel, Martinborough
Dating back to 1882 and renovated in 1996, Peppers Martinborough is located in the heart of Martinborough Wine Village, just an hour's drive from Wellington. It is a beautiful colonial property offering guests a taste of one of New Zealand's preeminent wine regions.

16 guest rooms with own bathroom - 10 of the rooms open out to the first floor verandah while the 6 ground floor rooms overlook the rose-filled hotel garden.

Sky TV, phone, radio, ironing board & iron, hairdryer, toiletries, claw foot bathtubs or shower & pedestal basin, tea & coffee facilities, beer & juices.

Wharekauhau Country Estate, Martinborough
Wharekauhau is a 5000 acre rural retreat on the south east coast of New Zealand?s North Island. Ten minutes by air from Wellington (90 minutes by road) Wharekauhau is framed by the Rimutaka Ranges to the west and Palliser Bay to the east. With private native forest, spectacular beaches, rivers, lakes and wetlands, Wharekauhau is a haven from the outside world. 

Accommodation:  12 self contained cottage suites.
Facilities: Suites: super king sized four poster bed, open fireplace, under floor heating, deep sofas, a fully stocked bar,  dressing room with full length mirror, hair dryer, iron & ironing board and tea/coffee facilities.  In keeping with the peace which surrounds Wharekauhau, guests can choose to leave the outside world behind for a while. However, we are happy to equip guests? suites with television, daily newspapers, and radio on request. Internet access and conference calling facilities. Lodge:  24 hr reception, bar & lounge, restaurant, room service, tour desk, dry cleaning/guest laundry, child minding service, disabled facilities, Sauna, Spa, Currency Exchange, business centre, concierge, croquet, petanque, backgammon, fully equipped gymnasium, heated indoor pool, astro-turf tennis court.


Wellington Region


Edgewater, Seatoun
Located at Karaka Bay, Seatoun, Edgewater is amongst the houses and homes of Directors, Producers, Cast and crew of Peter Jackson's trilogy movie 'Lord of the Rings' and now The Movie, "King Kong".  This Mediterranean style home features expansive ocean views of Wellingtons outer Harbour.

Accommodation:  4 bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms. (2 Super King Suites, 1 King/twin split suite & 1 Queen suite)
All suites have private guest entrances which open out to the sea or onto the inner courtyard.
Facilities: hair dryers, toiletries, heated towel rails & heated floor, phone/fax & internet available, central heating, tea/coffee facilities, satellite TV, laundry service, off street parking, meals served in dining room or alfresco on the balcony & German spoken.

Ruby House, Kelburn
On a private section amongst native trees, this villa style guesthouse offers three spacious rooms with antique furniture, private ensuite bathrooms, cable television, private telephone and modem lines.

The self contained rooms have been purpose built, and entry is via a security keypad at the front door. Guests may request a country style bathroom complete with claw foot bath, a balcony, or French doors opening directly onto a garden courtyard.

It is just around the corner from Victoria University and only a short walk from Wellington's CBD and the shopping precincts.


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