High Above the Bay

Bay of Islands luxury self-contained accommodation Cloud9 is reviewed by the International Business Times which describes the $1700 per night hilltop house as about “as close to heaven as you can get.” “This place must rate the most welcome destination in this part of the world. All the bedrooms have a cedar patio or deck that have panoramic  unobstructed views to the islands and the ocean … Cloud9 in the dreamy Bay of Islands is the real natural piece de resistance but like an upmarket New Zealand bach. It’s the best of the best. Ironically, the only cloud in sight when I drove away was Cloud9 which still taunts the happy side of my mind.”


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Magical Moments in Time at Mangonui

Magical Moments in Time at Mangonui

Australian journalist Jane Nicholls and her New Zealand-born husband visited Mangonui/Doubtless Bay to “capture the simple magic of childhood holidays” for her own family. Nicholls recalls the time there in a travel feature for…