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We were extremely pleased to be invited to TAMAKI MAORI VILLAGE, as their guests, so that we are now familiar with this AWESOME tour. All staff were wonderfully welcoming, friendly and well-informed about their culture and launguage and we were … Continue reading
Thank you to all our guests for your support over the last twelve months.
The excitement is growing as Christmas draws closer. The cold winter chills, the snow falling in abundance…NO WAIT. This is New Zealand. Here we have a SUMMER Christmas. It is fascinatingly different and sometimes a bit weird. Christmas during Summer … Continue reading
We are expanding our capacity in accommodation to cater for another TWO ADULTS. There will be a two room area includes twin beds plus a bathroom – Bath, Shower & Sink and Separate Toilet and a Private Exit. There will be … Continue reading
A few days ago we visited Whakawerawera which rests at the entance to Rotorua if you are travelling up from Taupo. Whakawerawera is a living Maori Villiage, full of cultural history which they are happy to share. It is a … Continue reading
Earthquakes are a daily thing in New Zealand. Not many tourists realise this. Since the latest quakes – a terrifying experience for those affected. There have been over 1800 quakes in two days from 2.0 upwards to 5.8 since the … Continue reading
What a glorious week we’ve had and it still isn’t quite over… The Tulip Fest has been amazing even if the weather hasn’t. Tulips galore throughout the city and in the Government Gardens with super planned events, hustle and bustle … Continue reading
Hello everyone. It’s good to be back up and running about after a manic renovation which includes two new hi-spec en-suite bathrooms and luxury bedrooms. Below are some of the photos showing what they now look like. Enjoy.