Places to Stay In New Zealand
Green Collection - - New Zealand Luxury and Eco Collection

North
Acacia Cliffs - Taupo
Magic Cottages - Bay of Islands
Breckenridge - Hawkes Bay, Napier
Miller Road - Hawkes Bay, Napier
Hotel de Brett - Auckland
South
Arrowtown House - Arrowtown
Mt Rosa Lodge - Gibbston Valley/Arrowtown
Fiordland Lodge - Te Anau
Mahitahi Lodge- Bruce Bay (30 mins south of Fox Glacier)
Bird's Ferry Lodge - Blenheim (between Punakaiki and Westport)
Eden House - Nelson
The Resurgence Luxury Eco Lodge
- Abel Tasman
Almyra
- Abel Tasman
Old St Mary's Convent - Blenheim
Bay of Many Coves - Marlborough Sounds
Hapuku Factory - Kaikoura
Shearwater Lodge - Kaikoura
Port of Call - Stewart Island

Luxury and Boutique
News and Other Info
The Otago Daily Times - our local paper
Botanica - Wanaka's best gardening and landscaping service
New Zealand Herald - our national news
Ground Effect - best mtn bike clothing
Cactus - great NZ packs and daypacks
Clutha river trail - protection and news
DOC - official recreation and park conservation site
METVUW - best weather forecast
TeAra - NZ encyclopedia

Wanaka Events
Highland Events
Motatapu
Wanaka Challenge
Festival of Colour - theatre, music, speakers, arts
Wanaka Dining
Relishes
The Landing
Bistro Gentil
Francesca's
The White House
The Spice Room


Wanaka Cafe's

Federal Diner
The Urban Grind
The Creek

Wanaka Cinemas
Cinema Paradiso and Ruby's

Weddings and Celebrations
Forte Food- highly recommended
Raspberry Creek
Cuisine - NZ food and wine institution

Fly Fishing in Wanaka
Hatch Fly Fishing
Ian Cole Fly Fishing Guide
Alpine Drift Fishing (drift fishing the Clutha River)
Jake Berry


Fly Fishing in New Zealand
Other guides, outfitters and fishing lodges we can recommend around the country. Places our guests have enjoyed.

Owen River Lodge - Nelson
Turangi Fly Fishing - North Island
River Birches - Turangi
LINKS AND USEFUL INFORMATION
Hiking and Bike Trails in New Zealand
Two things New Zealand is deservedly famous for; fishing and hiking. It is also growing fast as a mountain bike destination with rail and wilderness trails as well as some shared tracks in the National Parks. These are some of our favourite multiday guided hikes and bike rides in New Zealand.

Gillespie Pass and Siberia with Wild Walks
Routeburn Track
Queen Charlotte Track
Heaphy Track (bike option is guided by Escape Adventures below)
Escape Adventures - awesome NZ bike touring company
Central Otago Wineries - good spots for lunch and pinot
Northburn Station - Mt Difficulty - Carrick - Amisfield

And the rest of the world has one or two things going for it also....
The Opera Project
1000 Awesome Things
Arts and Letters Daily