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AucklandAucklandRH506(25km) Country stay, sheep, deer and cattle. Situated at Clevedon south of city in rural area.
Host interests: Game hunting, fishing, photography, travel, reading, cooking.
G1 Premium rates apply, 2 night stay minimum applies1 Queen - Guest bathroom
1 Twin - En suite bathroom
Maxiumum guests: 4
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Waikato WaitomoHuntlyRH515(20 mins, 45 min Hamilton, 60 min Auckland) Farm stay, dairy, handy to state highway 1.
Hosts interests: Motor sport, gym, travel, gardening, family.
G11 Queen - Private guest bathroom.
1 Twin - Private guest bathroom.
Maximum guests: 4
files/images/content/ListingImages/Waikato/rh515.jpg         01Made to feel very welcome and comfortable in their home. Couldent fault accomidation - very homely.Warren & Kim, WA, Australia
Waikato WaitomoTe AwamutuRH513(21km, Waitomo Caves, 40km) Farm stay, alpacas, calf rearing, sheep
Hosts interests: Classic cars, wood work, engineering, rock and roll dancing and reading.
G22 Twin - separate shared guest bathroom.
Maximum guests: 4
files/images/content/ListingImages/Waikato/rh513.jpg         08"What a refreshing change from a hotel. It was great to hear what New Zealand is really like from real New Zealanders and see a typical home, and to be made welcome."John Perry, Kent, England
Waikato WaitomoTe AwamutuRH530(15 km), Farm stay, flat to rolling country, beef cattle & maize cropping, handy state highway 3, Waitomo Caves (40 min).
Host interests: Gardening, music, sewing, knitting.
Venue for tour groups, lunches and am/pm teas and weddings.
G21 Queen - Shared guest bathrooms.
2 Twin - Shared guest bathrooms.
Maximum guests: 6
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Waikato WaitomoTe AwamutuRH533(5 km) Waitomo Caves 23km, Country stay, sheep, beef cattle & free range hens.
Host interests: fishing, gardening, floral art, scrap booking & card making, travel.
G11 Super King - Shared guest bathroom.
1 King - Shared guest bathroom.
1 Twin - Shared guest bathroom.
Maximum guests: 6
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Waikato WaitomoTe AwamutuRH535(3km, Waitomo Caves 20 min drive) Farm stay, cows and calves, maize cropping also horses.
Host interests: Sports, rugby, harness racing, show jumping, gardening, hunting, travel.
G11 Queen - Private bathroom.
1 Queen/Twin - Shared guest bathroom.
1 Twin - Guest bathroom.
Maximum guests: 6
files/images/content/ListingImages/Waikato/rh535.jpg         11Coffee & cookies to welcome us & tour of the farm. Great. Happy hour, Dinner and Breakfast.William & Kathleen, Portland, USA
Waikato WaitomoMatamataRH522(4 km) Farm stay, few sheep and cattle. Close to state highway 27, handy to horse studs and dairy farms, Near to Hobbition Movie set used in the filming of the Lord of Rings.
Host interests: Horse racing, trucking.
G11 Queen/Single - Shared guest bathroom.
1 Double/Single - Shared guest bathroom.
1 Twin - Shared guest bathroom.
Maximum guests: 8
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Waikato WaitomoCambridgeRH523(5 km) Farm stay, sheep, beef cattle & dairy support. Handy to state highway 1, near Lake Karapiro. Excellant views over a wide area.
Host interests: Fishing, boating, gardening, family and woodwork.
G11 Queen - Shared guest bathrooms.
1 Double - Shared guest bathrooms.
1 Twin - Shared guest bathrooms.
Maximum guests: 6
files/images/content/ListingImages/Waikato/RH523.JPG         03Food was delightful. Host was very generous with time/information.Karen & Charlie, USA
Waikato WaitomoCambridgeRH528(12km) Farm stay, organic dairy, handy to State Highway 1.
Host interests: Family, skiing, outdoors, gardening.
G12 Twin - Guest bathroom.
Maximum guests: 4
files/images/content/ListingImages/Waikato/RH528.jpg         04They took us to a milking stall that milks 800 cows twice a day. We had such a wonderful time, the family was so fun and friendly. They totally extended everything to us.Robert & Becky, Portland, USA
Waikato WaitomoMatamataRH516(8km) Farm stay, sheep, cattle, calves and maize cropping. Near to Hobbition Movie set used in the filming of the Lord of Rings.
Host interests: Gardening, horse racing and family.
G21 King (converts to twin) - Shared guest bathrooms.
1 Queen - Shared guest bathrooms.
2 Twin - Shared guest bathrooms.
Maximum guests: 8
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Bay of PlentyKatikatiRH520(Tauranga 35 km) Farm stay, sheep and cattle, handy to kiwi fruit orchards, close state highway 2, 35 kms from Tauranga. Magnificent views on edge of the harbour.
Hosts interests: Music, literature, the arts, golf, gardening.
G21 Queen/Single - Shared guest bathroom.
1 Twin - Shared guest bathroom.
Maximum guests: 4
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Rotorua And TaupoRotoruaRH549(10 km) Farm stay, cattle and sheep. Close to Lake Rotorua. Handy to state highway 5.
Hosts interests: Horse racing and breeding, biking, golf, travel, tennis, walking.
G21 Queen - Shared guest bathrooms.
1 Twin - Shared guest bathroom.
Maximum guests: 4
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Rotorua And TaupoRotorua Bed & BreakfastRH551(5/10 min of city centre) home stay.
Host interests: rugby, gardening, travel. Handy to all major geothermal, Maori culture attractions.
G11 Queen - separate guest bathroom.
1 Twin - seprate guest bathroom.
Maximum guests: 4
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Rotorua And TaupoRotoruaRH554(25 min south of, Taupo 35 min) Farm stay, flat to steep hill country dairy and bull calves.
Hosts interests: Game hunting, sport, reading, family.
G12 Queen- Shared guest bathroom.
1 King (converts to twin) - Shared guest bathroom.
Maximum guests: 6
files/images/content/ListingImages/The_Lakes_District/rh544a.jpgfiles/images/content/ListingImages/The_Lakes_District/rh544b.jpg        05"It was the experience of a lifetime"Amanda Murray, UK
Hawkes Bay East CoastNapierRH544(20 km) Farm stay, rolling to steep hill country, cattle, sheep, and forestry, also growing olives, avocados, limes and pip fruits.
Host interests: Holistic health, environment, gardening, wine and food and reading.
G1 Eco build home on solar power1 Super king - En suite bathroom.
Maximum guests: 2
files/images/content/ListingImages/Hawkes_Bay/RH544.jpg         01"It was one of the highlights of my New Zealand holiday"Ann E. Milner, Yorkshire, England
ManawatuWanganuiRH548(Wanganui 15 min drive, Waverley 12km) Farm stay, sheep, cattle and pigs. Extensive garden covers 4 acres with a lake.
Host interests: Conservation, gardening, antiques.
G21 Queen - En suite bathroom.
2 Twin - Shared guest bathroom.
Maximum guests: 6
files/images/content/ListingImages/Manawatu/RH548.jpg         01Enjoyable stay, Food And Farm tour.Henry and Maria, Sydney, Australia
ManawatuFieldingRH555(16 km) Farm stay, sheep, deer, grazing dairy cows. Handy to state highway 1.
Host interests: Flying, sailing and gardening.
G2 - elegant country home, extensive garden1 Queen - En suite bathroom.
2 Double (single available) - Shared guest bathroom.
Maximum guests: 7
files/images/content/ListingImages/Manawatu/rh555.jpg         02Wonderful dinner, and Hospitality.Gemma, Adelaide, Australia
WairarapaMastertonRH556(10 km) Country stay, park like setting, wetland habitat for waterfowl, farming beef cattle and sheep, Handy to state highway 2, excellant rural and mountain views.
Host interests: Gardening, travel, conservation. Lions Club member.
G11 Queen - Shared guest bathroom.
2 Single - Shared guest bathroom.
Maximum guests: 4
files/images/content/ListingImages/Wairarapa/Picture13.jpg         01Comfort and food was A1, Highly recommended.Simon and Simone, Zurich, Switzerland
WairarapaMastertonRH557(3 km) Country stay, sheep, handy to state highway 2 and town centre.
Host interests: Restoring antiques, clock, farm machinery and gardening.
G2, built 18801 King - En suite bathroom.
2 Queen - Shared guest bathrooms.
1 Double - Shared guest bathrooms.
1 Twin - Shared guest bathrooms.
Maximum guests: 10
files/images/content/ListingImages/Wairarapa/rh557.jpg         02Old world charm, Welcome made for a most enjoyable stay.Richard and Greer, Auckland NZ
WellingtonKapiti CoastRH553(Wellington city 15 kms) Country home stay, handy to state highway 1. Regular train service to city.
Host interests: Travel, gardening, reading, church, movies.
G11 Queen - Shared guest bathroom.
1 Double - Shared guest bathroom.
1 Twin - Shared guest bathroom.
All guest rooms have private entrances.
Maxium guests: 6
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NelsonWakefieldRH172(Nelson city 30 min) Country home stay, set among extensive native bush, just off state highway 6.
Host interests: Chair & frame maker, pottery, art, golf, music, travel.
G11 Queen - Shared guest bathroom.
1 Double - Shared guest bathroom.
Maximum guests: 4
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NelsonTakaka HillRH173(Motueka 25 min) Country home stay, beef cattle, on state highway 60, outstanding views of the Nelson Region.
Host interests: Natural Health, conversation, tramping, garden, reading, wine.
G11 Queen - Shared guest bathroom.
1 Twin - Shared guest bathroom.
Maximum guests: 4
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MarlboroughBlenheimRH018(7 km, Picton ferry 15 min) Country stay, vineyard growing Sauvignon Blanc grapes, also grazing sheep during winter months. Centre of national award winning vineyards.
Host interests: Rugby, most sport, competitive ploughing, gardening, music, travel.
G12 Double - Shared guest bathroom.
1 Twin - Shared guest bathroom.
Maximum guests: 6
files/images/content/ListingImages/Marlborough/RH018.jpg         01"The meals were incredible. We were able to take part in the daily activities of the farm. Wonderful hosts, we were so lucky to stay with them"Amy and Tom Holloway, Denver, USA
West CoastHokitikaRH034(5 min) Country stay, situated Kaniere, over looking Hokitika River, native bush walks.
Host interests: Rugby, current affairs, gardening, cooking and travel.
G11 queen - En suite bathroom.
1 twin - Guest bathroom.
Maximum guests: 4
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CanterburyRangioraRH023(6 km, Christchurch 30 km) Farm stay, sheep and dairy.
Host interests: Rugby, sport, movies, reading and travel.
G11 Super king - Seperate guest bathrooms.
1 Double - Seperate guest bathrooms.
1 Double - Seperate guest bathrooms. 1 Single - Seperate guest bathrooms.
Maximum guests: 7
files/images/content/ListingImages/Canterbury/rh023.jpg         02Very warm and friendly.Watching them work the lambs was fun. The fresh lamb and vegetables were excelent.Adam & Claudia, Portland, USA
CanterburyChristchurchRH211Eco friendly home stay 10/15 mins walk from the central city in leafy up market Merivale, short walk from the Avon river, Hagley park and Botanic gardens.
Hosts Interests: Tramping, travel, photography, garden, bridge, skiing.
G1- 2 level home.Two Queen.
One Twin.
All rooms share separate guest bathroom.
Maximum guests: 6
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CanterburyChristchurchRH246(5 min to airport, 10 min to central city) Home stay in upmarket Fendalton.
Host interests: Outdoors, fishing, hiking, garden.
G1- 2 level home1 Double - Shared guest bathroom.
1 Twin - Shared guest bathroom.
Maximum guests: 4
files/images/content/ListingImages/Canterbury/rh246 garden.jpg         10They served a New Zealand style dinner and dessert with a nice New Zealand wine.Brad & Cindy, Prineville, USA
CanterburySheffieldRH072(5km, 45min west of Christchurch city) Farm stay, sheep, handy to state highway 73 to Arthurs Pass.
Host interests: rugby, fishing, dog trialing, garden.
G11 King - En suite bathroom.
1 Twin - Shared bathroom.
Maximum guests: 4
files/images/content/ListingImages/Canterbury/rh072.jpgfiles/images/content/ListingImages/Canterbury/rh072b.jpg        06We were with our friends. Very friendly and kind family. Everything was exellent.Edrenkine, Singapore
CanterburyHororataRH031(Darfield 15 min, Christchurch 50 min west) Farm stay, grazing sheep and dairy cattle, mixed crop farming. Handy to trout fishing rivers and high country lakes, also Southern Alps mountain range.
Host interests: Lions Club, Local Govt, golf, nursing, garden tours, rugby and travel.
G22 Queen - Shared guest bathrooms.
1 Twin - Shared guest bathrooms.
Maximum guests: 6
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CanterburyAkaroaRH170(20 min) Farm stay, with sheep and cattle situated picturesque Okains Bay. Local sandy beach, Maori and Colonial history.
Host interests: Scuba diving, conservation, sport, wood turning, bridge and gardening.
Premium rates apply to this property listing.
G2 - Villa - Premium rates apply to this property.1 Queen/Single - En suite bathroom.
1 Queen/Single - Private guest bathroom.
1 Queen - Shared bathroom.
Maximum guests: 8
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CanterburyMt SomersRH017(45 min inland from Ashburton) Farm stay, rolling hill country sheep, beef cattle and deer.
Hosts interests: Golf, politics, history, art, culture, cooking, food and wine.
G12 Queen - 1 twin - Shared guest bathroom
Maximum guests: 6
files/images/content/ListingImages/Canterbury/rh017.jpg         17Had his dogs herd sheep from the field to paddock to sheering shed and shaved a sheep wow!John & Nicki, WA, USA
CanterburyAshburtonRH157(7 km) Farm stay, grazing sheep, alpacas, with access to other local farms including dairy.
Host interests: Golf, skiing, weaving, arts and crafts, gardening, travel.
G11 Queen plus single - Shared guest bathrooms.
3 Twin - Shared guest bathrooms.
Maximum guests: 09
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CanterburyAshburtonRH039(16 km) Farm stay, handy to State Highway 1, sheep, beef cattle, goats, free range hens
Hosts interests: music, reading, gardening.
G11 Queen - Seperate guest bathroom.
2 Twin - Seperate guest bathroom
Maximum guests: 6
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Aorangi MackenzieGeraldineRH035(13 km) farm stay, sheep and cattle, handy highway 79 the main route between Geraldine and Fairlie, local attractions including Barkers Fruit Processors, cheese factory, vineyard, all close by
Host interests: Sport, water skiing, boating, reading, music, gardening, cooking.
G11 Super king - seperate shared bathroom.
1 Queen - seperate shared bathroom.
Maximum guests: 4
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Aorangi MackenziePleasant PointRH092(Timaru 15 min) Country home stay, olive grove and small beef rearing operation with access to local sheep & dairy farms. Handy state highways 1 & 8. Panoramic mountain views, Maori Rock Art.
Host interests: Rugby, gardening, reading, travel.
G11 King (converts to twin) - Shared guest bathroom.
2 Queen - Shared guest bathroom.
Maximum guests: 6
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Aorangi MackenzieFairlieRH036(10 min) Farm stay, flat to rolling country sheep & bulls.
Hosts interests include gardening, woodwork, current affairs, sheep shearing, interior decorating, reading & family.
G31 Double (single available) - Shared guest bathroom.
2 Twin - Shared guest bathroom.
Maximum guests: 7
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Aorangi MackenzieFairlieRH037(25km) Country stay, sheep and lambs, deer, pigs, free range hens
Hosts interests: Gardening, travel, photography and catering.
G2, large spacious historic 2 level villa/homestead4 Queen - En suite bathrooms.
2 Twin - En suite bathrooms.
1 Single - En suite bathroom.
Maximum guests: 13
files/images/content/ListingImages/Aorangi_Mackenzie/opawa homestead.jpg         05Exceeded our expectations, would recomend to others considering a stay in the country.David and Bonny, USA
Aorangi MackenzieFairlieRH038(5 mins) Farm stay, rolling country sheep, deer and cattle.
Host interests: Boating, fishing, sport (especially rugby), gardening, tramping and family.
G11 Double - Shared guest bathroom.
1 Twin - Shared guest bathroom.
Maximum guests: 4
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OtagoKurowRH133(15 km, 60 km inland from Oamaru) Farm stay, rolling hill country merino sheep and beef cattle, handy state highway 83, Local wineries, fishing rivers (guide available), and nearby hydro lakes. Horse trekking and tramping on farm.
Host interests: Sport, music, gardening, reading, travel, family.
G21 Queen - En suite bathroom.
2 Double - Shared guest bathroom.
2 Twin - Shared guest bathroom.
Maximum guests: 10
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OtagoOamaruRH033(6km) Country stay with sheep, beef cattle, calves and alpaca. Handy to historic town attractions.
Hosts interests: Gardening, cooking/preserving, wood working, bush walking.
G12 King (both convert to twin/2 singles) - Seperate shared bathroom.
1 Queen - Seperate shared bathroom.
Maximum guests: 6
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Central OtagoCromwellRH011(10 km) High country farm Merino sheep and cattle farm stay, handy state highway 6 and Lake Dunstan, local vineyards.
Host interests: Squash, tennis, rugby, cooking, card and board games.
G21 King - Seperate guest bathrooms.
1 Queen - Seperate guest bathrooms.
1 Twin - Seperate guest bathrooms.
Maximum guests: 6
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Central OtagoQueenstown B and BRH181(2 km) Home stay over looking Lake Wakatipu, with spectacular mountain views.
Host interests: Retired sheep farmers, sport, travel, Lions Club, floral art.
Premium rates apply to this property.
G1 - Premium rates apply to this property.2 Queen - En suite barhrooms
Maximum guests: 4
files/images/content/ListingImages/Central_Otago/rh181.jpg         02Handy base to all the local attractions, Would Recommend.John and Tracy, Wellington NZ
Central OtagoQueenstown B and BRH182Country stay, situated Lake Hayes, handy airport and Arrowtown, spectacular lake and mountain views.
Host interests: Gardening, boating, fishing, reading, embroidery and family.
Premium rates apply to this property
G1 - Premium rates apply to this property.1 Queen- Seperate shared bathrooms.
1 Super King - Seperate shared bathrooms.
1 Twin - Seperate shared bathrooms.
Maximum guests: 6
files/images/content/ListingImages/Central_Otago/RH182.jpg         03So Central to everything.Joanna, Taiwan
SouthlandGoreRH050(6 km) Farm stay, rolling to steep country, sheep and beef cattle, also horses.
Host interests: Hunting, skiing, reading, travel, family.
G22 Queen - Seperate shared bathroom.
Maximum guests: 4
files/images/content/ListingImages/Southland/rh050.jpg         01Homley and comfortable, Perfect stopover between Dunedin and Te AnauLutz and Rachel, Brisbane, Australia
SouthlandGoreRH061(17km) Country farm stay, sheep, beef cattle and dairy cows.
Host interests: Sheep genetics, sport, nursing, cooking, church.
G11 Queen - Seperate shared bathroom.
1 Twin - Seperate shared bathroom.
Maximum guests: 4
files/images/content/ListingImages/Southland/rh061.jpgfiles/images/content/ListingImages/Southland/rh061b.jpg        02Vast farm property, Warm home and welcome.Hans and Maria, Holland
CanterburyOxfordRH009(6 km) Country stay rolling country sheep, cattle, alapcas, pigs, chickens & ducks.
Handy to inland scenic Highway 72, native bush walks, fishing rivers, golf courses.
Host interests: garden, cheese making, fishing & hunting.
G21 King - En suite bathroom.
1 Queen - En suite bathroom.
1 Double - Shared guest bathroom.
Maximum guests: 6
files/images/content/ListingImages/Canterbury/rh009.jpg         03Showed us their lovely gardens. Wonderful dinner and dessert. Made us feel like family. Very comfortable.Sally & John, New York, USA
CanterburySheffieldRH043(5 min, Darfield 15 km, Christchurch 50 min) Country stay with a few sheep, with access to local deer, dairy farms handy state highway 73.
Outstanding views of the nearby Southern Alps mountain range, handy golf course, fishing rivers and high country lakes.
Host interests: rugby, politics, art, tennis, golf and travel.
G11 Double - Seperate guest bathroom.
1 Twin - Seperate guest bathroom.
1 Single - Seperate guest bathroom.
Maximum guests: 5
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NelsonUpper Moutere/MapuaRH179(5 km) Country stay (no animals) set among 1.5 acre informal gardens, views over wide area, handy sandy beaches, vineyards.
Host interests: classic cars, fishing, food and wine, travel
G1 Studio Unit2 Queen - En suite bathrooms.
Maximum guests: 4
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OtagoDunedinRH119(12 km) Country stay on edge of city, sheep and hens.
Hosts interests: tramping, orienteering, cycling and culture exchange.
G11 Queen - Seperate guest bathroom.
Maximum guests: 2
files/images/content/ListingImages/Otago/IMG_0119.jpgfiles/images/content/ListingImages/Otago/IMG_0117.jpg        04What a wonderful way to spend our first night in New Zealand.John, Germany
NelsonMotuekaRH177(15 km) Farm stay, sheep, beef cattle, also growing calla lilies.
Host interests: rugby, fishing, reading, movies, sport.
G1, SC unit2 Double rooms - Shared bathrooms.
Maximum guests: 4
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Waikato WaitomoMatamataRH518(10 km) Country home stay grazing cattle, free range hens. Access also available to view local sheep and dairy farms. Handy to Hobbiton movie set .
Host interests: Computers, gardening, outdoors.
G12 Queen - Seperate guest bathroom.
2 twin - Shared guest bathroom.
Maximum guests: 8
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Bay of PlentyWhakataneRH532(30km) Country stay surrounded by sheep, deer, beef cattle farms.
Situated close to unspoiled Mimiha beach - swimming, sea fishing, Maori history.
Host intrests: sport, rugby, country music, musical theatre, gardening, cooking, travel.
G11 Queen - En suite bathroom.
1 King (converts to twin) - En suite bathroom.
Maximum guests: 4
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CanterburyGlentunnelRH73(45 min west of Christchurch) country stay, sheep, free range hens.
Glentunnel is a small historic village.
Host intrests: sport,golf, hunting, tramping, gardening, reading.
G11 Queen - En suite bathroom.
1 Superking (converts to twin) - En suite bathroom.
Additional single bed available
Maximum guests: 5
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OtagoWaitaki ValleyRH19(12km from kurow) Farm stay, sheep cattle, horse trekking.
Hosts intrests: Fishing, hunting, gardening, crafts, reading.
G11 Queen - Seperate guest bathroom.
1 Double - Seperate guest bathroom.
Maximum guests: 4
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Aorangi MackenzieFairlieRH93(10km) Farm stay, rolling country sheep, cattle and crops. Excellent mountain views
Host interests: Machinery, tractors, gardening, interior design, scrap booking, community activities.
G2 Former school house, fully renovated.1 Queen - Seperate guest bathroom.
1 Twin - Seperate guest bathroom.
1 single - separate guest bathroom.
Maximum guests: 5
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OtagoMosgielRh121(4km) Country home stay, sheep.
Host intrests: Former Sheeep and cattle farmers, classic cars (mini), vintage car club members, fishing, gardening, all sports.
G12 Queen - Seperate shared bathroom.
1 Twin - Seperate shared bathroom.
Maximum guests: 6
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NelsonDovedaleRH168(50km South west) Farm stay, rolling country sheep, cattle and horses. Handy to Motueka river, trout fishing and wineries.
Host Intrests: Game hunting, fishing, cycling, martial arts, wood working, carpentry, proforming arts.
Languages spoken: German, French, Maori.
G11 King (converts to twin beds) En suite bathroom.
1 Twin - Seperate shared bathroom.
Maximum guests: 4
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Waikato WaitomoOhaupoRH536(Hamilton 15 km) Country stay with cattle and free range hens. Handy to Waitomo Caves
Host Intrests: Gardening, Painting.
G11 Queen - Seperate shared bathroom.
1 Twin - Seperate shared bathroom.
Maximum guests: 4
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Hawkes Bay East CoastNapierRH547(35 Min), Hastings (35 Min), Handy Napier-Taihape road, rolling country farmstay; with sheep, cattle & free range hens. Nature bush, river swimming. Host Interests: Rare sheep breeds, gardening, yoga, massage, fly fishing. Built in 1879 and once home to the 7th Prime Minister of NZ, Homestead is beautifully restored and luxuriously appointed with period furnishings.G2, HistoricOne Queen and 2 Singles - guest bathroom.
One King - guest bathroom Maximum number of guests: 6
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CanterburyAshburtonRH111(7km) Farm stay with Deer.
Host Interests: Gardening, salmon fishing, golf, tramping.
G2Two Twin - Separate shared guest bathroom.
One Triple - Seperate shared guest bathroom.
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Waikato WaitomoOparauRH538(60 km via state highway 31 from Waitomo caves, 39 km west ofTe Awamutu) Rolling hill country farm stay with sheep and cattle. Close to the hot water beach.
Host Interests: Gardening, interior decorating, care giver.
G21 queen and 1 single bed - Separate shared guest only bathroom
1 super king, can be twin - Separate shared guest bathroom
Maximum number of guests: 4
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WairarapaMartinboroughRH543(3km, Masterton 40km) Flat to rolling hill country farm stay with sheep and cattle station. Handy to award winning vine yards.
Hosts Interests: Tennis, Squash, Skiing, Boating, Art, Food and Wine, Interior design, Gardening, Reading, Travel.
G22 Queen - Separate guest bathroom.
1 King/twin- Separate guest bathroom.
Maximum Guests: 6 Note< min 3 guests any one booking
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NelsonNelsonRH14Home stay with sea views, situated in Richmond, 10 mins from city center
Hosts interests: Garden, reading, travel.
G21 Queen - Separate shared guest bathroom.
1 Twin - separate shared guest bathroom.
Maximum guests: 4
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CanterburyAylesburyRH24(30 mins drive west of Christchurch via state highway 73) Farm stay with highland cattle, miniature horses, surrounded by sheep farms.
Hosts interests: Aviation, sport, golf, extensive garden.
G1 Premium Rates Apply2 Queen - En suit bathroom .
1 double - Shared bathroom.
Maximum guests: 6
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Rotorua And TaupoMangakinoRH550(Taupo 36km) Dairy farm stay rolling to steep contour, Situated north west of Taupo, handy to state highway 30.
Hosts Interests: Game hunting, Fishing, Equestrian (show jumping & hunting), Travel.
G31 Queen - Shared bathroom
Maximum Guests: 2
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AucklandWarkworth B & BRH510(3 Min) Country home stay, situated on the edge of the historic township, with sheep and cows as neighbours and views over the local estuary. Handy to cafe's, vineyards, potteries, antique and craft shops.
Hosts Interests: Gardening, reading, travel, yoga, walking, tai chi.
G11 Queen - En Suite Bathroom
1 Twin - En Suite Bathroom
Maximum Guests: 4
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Rotorua And TaupoRotoruaRH568Home stay with views high up overlooking the lake and city, NZ's only natural geyser.
Hosts Interests: Golf, current affairs, writing, antiques, theater and the arts.
G21 Queen - Separate guest bathroom.
1 Twin - Separate guest bathroom.
Maximum Guests: 4
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OtagoLawrenceRH116(20 min) Farm stay with rolling country. Sheep and beef cattle. 1.5hr drive from Dunedin on central route to Queenstown and Wanaka. Situated handy to Clutha Gold cycling trail.
Hosts Interests: Sport, garden, music and church.
G21 King Plus 1 Single - En suite bathroom.
1 Queen - Separate guest bathroom.
Maximum Guests: 4
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OtagoWaitahunaRH124(20 mins west of Milton, on state highway 8 central Otago route to Queenstown)
Farm stay, rolling country, sheep and beef cattle.
Hosts Interests: Art, cooking, travel, reading.
G2 Historic1 Double - Separate guest bathroom.
2 Double - Shared guest bathroom.
Maximum guests: 6
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Waikato WaitomoTe AwamutuRH 512(15 min from and handy to state highway 3 and Waitomo caves) Country stay with sheep, gypsy cob horses and calves
Hosts Interests: Farm machinery, Cars, Rugby, Horse racing
G11 King Bed with King Single - Shared separate guest bathroom.
1 King Single - Shared separate guest bathroom.
1 Queen - Shared separate guest bathroom.
Maximum guests: 6
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Aorangi MackenzieFairlieRH 012(Close in, handy to state highway 8). Country stay, rolling hill country with sheep, cattle and alpacas.
Hosts Interests: game hunting, fishing, photography, travel.
G1 Extensive views.3 Queen - Separate guest only bathrooms
Maximum guests: 6
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CanterburyAshburtonRH90(Close in) Country home stay, set among extensive garden with access to local sheep farm.
Hosts Interests: Salmon fishing, flower arranging, embroidery, gardening, booking.
G11 Queen - En suite bathroom.
2 Twin - Guest only share bathroom
Maximum guests: 6
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Aorangi MackenzieFairlieRH20Farm stay, large sheep, beef cattle and cropping property.
Host Interests: Community activities, Travel, Photography, Gardening, Motor and Watersports
G1, With lake views3 Double (Two beds that convert to twin).
All rooms share separate guest only bathroom,
Maximum guests: 6
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ManawatuPalmerston NorthRH546Farm stay with beef cattle, sheep, free range hens. ,
Hosts interests: Sport, travel, photography, edible plants, tramping.
G11 Queen
1 Single
Guest Bathroom
Maximum guests: 3
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