Tag Archives: Wharekauhau Lodge

How to Follow in the Royal Family’s Footsteps in NZ

How to Follow in the Royal Family’s Footsteps in NZ

“With the world’s latest royal nuptials almost upon us, we look at how normal folk can get a little regal in New Zealand – one place where they’re rumoured to be honeymooning,” Vogue Australia…

Two Great Reasons to Visit Martinborough

Two Great Reasons to Visit Martinborough

New Zealand’s most expensive wine, Marie Zelie Reserve Pinot Noir 2010 is one good reason to visit Martinborough Vineyards, Wharekauhau Lodge is another, says the Telegraph’s Victoria Moore. “Price alone wouldn’t be enough to make…

New Zealand’s Best Remote Lodges

New Zealand’s Best Remote Lodges

“Best reached by helicopter, New Zealand’s latest luxury lodges promise wonderful cuisine, total tranquillity and the most spectacular scenery”, writes Tim Jepson in an article for The Telegraph. Wharekauhau Lodge: Prince William and…

Two New Zealand Hotels Make Respected Fodor’s Best of List

Two New Zealand Hotels Make Respected Fodor’s Best of List

Wharekauhau Lodge in the Wairarapa and Waipoua Lodge in Northland have both been selected for the prestigious 2014 Fodor’s 100 Hotel Awards, which honours the best hotels around the world. Lodge manager Richard Rooney

Defining Experience

Defining Experience

“The New Zealand lodge is almost a travel genre in its own right; and, like the safari lodge, the ranch and the spa resort, it comes with a set of defining experiences,” writes Max…

Slink Into Style

Slink Into Style

The Wairarapa’s Wharekauhau Lodge & Country Estate is one of five “sexy and stylish retreats” recommended by the Observer’s Mr and Mrs Smith who travel throughout New Zealand and Australia looking at the best….

Four of the Best

Four of the Best

Four NZ luxury establishments made the coveted Condé Nast Traveller Gold List for 2007. Huka Lodge (Taupo) and Blanket Bay (Otago) featured in the Best for Rooms and Best for Food categories respectively, while Kauri Cliffs…

Farm Charm

Farm Charm

Wharekauhau Lodge features in the  Independent‘s five best luxury farm stays. The 5,000 acre sheep station is renowned for its Shaker-style cottages and panoramic views of the Wairarapa’s Palliser Bay.

Diamond and the Rough

Diamond and the Rough

Independent travel writer indulges mind, body and soul in NZ’s up and coming wine and tourism centre, the Wairarapa. After experiencing chocolate therapy at Greytown’s Schoc, sampling the region’s famed Pinot Noir at Tirohana Estate, trout fishing…

Sheep Ranch Deluxe

Sheep Ranch Deluxe

Wairarapa’s Wharekauhau Country Estate is given a rapturous write-up in the IHT. “A temple to order and calm, the Estate is located on the southern tip of the North Island of NZ, where the prevailing winds…

Four in Twenty Ain’t Bad

Four in Twenty Ain’t Bad

Four NZ estates made the top 20 international accommodation list in Andrew Harper’s annual Hideaway Report; Blanket Bay (Queenstown), Huka Lodge (Taupo), Wharekauhau (Wairarapa), and Kauri Cliffs (Bay of Islands). ” is proof that the quality of…

Quality tucker

Quality tucker

January 14, 2004 – Significant New York Times feature ‘The Other Down Under’ chronicles NZ’s culinary revolution – from land of the long boiled mutton to world-class gastronomic player. The new breed of Kiwi…