Competitions: Tag your happy snaps with #MyBookabachHoliday


Share and tag your holiday snaps with #MyBookabachHoliday and you could win a $250 Bookabach voucher!

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Stories: Living the Dream in Twizel


Twizel sprang into being in 1968, as a town for workers on the hydro scheme. Now it's a fantastic base for holidays, with lakes, cycleways and Aoraki on the doorstep. Michelle Paterson tells us about bringing retro character to a hydro cottage.

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Guides: South Island Skiing and Snowboarding


So many mountains...the South Island is drop-dead gorgeous, and a snowy paradise for skiers and boarders.

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Events: Pick and Mix 2015


Pick & Mix gives families a fantastic chance to enjoy the arts for free! Get amongst the ballet, opera, orchestra and more...

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Visa Wellington on a Plate 2015 
Sat, Jun 26 - Sun, Jun 27
Various venues and restaurants around Wellington

Matariki Festival 2015 
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Various venues around Auckland

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