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Repeat guests from the Netherlands

Posted by Greg Whyte on 31 January 2017

It is not too often that we get repeat guests as most if not all come from overseas especially from Europe - most countries far far away. For some the trip to New Zealand is a...

Category: Guest Countries, Tit Bits from the Lodge, Waihi Beach

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Repeat guests from the Netherlands

Posted by Greg Whyte on 31 January 2017

It is not too often that we get repeat guests as most if not all come from overseas...

Booking.com award 2016

Posted by Greg Whyte on 18 January 2017

We have just been advised Waihi Beach Lodge has received an award selected by guests who book through Booking .com as providing wonderful guests experiences throughout 2016

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Booking.com award 2016

Posted by Greg Whyte on 18 January 2017

We have just been advised Waihi Beach Lodge has received an award selected by guests who...

Taking the honey off - January 2017

Posted by Greg Whyte on 15 January 2017

Today Rick the bee keeper came to take the first lot of honey from the hive for the season and what an experience it was.

Category: Waihi Beach, Bees

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Taking the honey off - January 2017

Posted by Greg Whyte on 15 January 2017

Today Rick the bee keeper came to take the first lot of honey from the hive for the...

Honeymooners from New York - The Big Apple

Posted by Greg Whyte on 12 January 2017

Recently staying with us we had 2 couples from the Big Apple - New York. Each couple on their honeymoon in New Zealand in our summer - winter back home.

Category: Honeymoons, Waihi Beach

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Honeymooners from New York - The Big Apple

Posted by Greg Whyte on 12 January 2017

Recently staying with us we had 2 couples from the Big Apple - New York. Each couple on...

Honeymooners from Italy - Roma

Posted by Greg Whyte on 30 December 2016

"It is not Rome - its Roma "- our first lesson in speaking Italian from a delightful young couple on the new Zealand honeymoon.

Category: Honeymoons, Local Activities, Waihi Beach

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Honeymooners from Italy - Roma

Posted by Greg Whyte on 30 December 2016

"It is not Rome - its Roma "- our first lesson in speaking Italian from a...

Honey - first batch for the new season not too far away

Posted by Greg Whyte on 30 December 2016

Rick, the bee keeper, checked out the hive last week - just checking on progress to see where we are with getting our first lot of honey from the hive for the new season.

Category: Local Activities, Bees

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Honey - first batch for the new season not too far away

Posted by Greg Whyte on 30 December 2016

Rick, the bee keeper, checked out the hive last week - just checking on progress to see...

More honeymooners from France - Paris

Posted by Greg Whyte on 18 December 2016

They keep coming to New Zealand drawn by the scenic beauty of the coastline and countryside along with the welcoming warmth of Kiwis.

Category: Honeymoons, Local Activities, Guest Countries

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More honeymooners from France - Paris

Posted by Greg Whyte on 18 December 2016

They keep coming to New Zealand drawn by the scenic beauty of the coastline and...

Honeymooners from India - West Bengal

Posted by Greg Whyte on 11 December 2016

This past weekend we met a young couple in New Zealand on their honeymoon all the way from West Bengal India

Category: Honeymoons, Guest Countries

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Honeymooners from India - West Bengal

Posted by Greg Whyte on 11 December 2016

This past weekend we met a young couple in New Zealand on their honeymoon all the way...

Honeymooners from Reunion Island

Posted by Greg Whyte on 9 December 2016

Hands up if you knew where Reunion Island is without googling it? Well I did not know where it was or much about it till we met this young honeymoon couple so I will not be...

Category: Honeymoons, Guest Countries

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Honeymooners from Reunion Island

Posted by Greg Whyte on 9 December 2016

Hands up if you knew where Reunion Island is without googling it? Well I did not know...

Bees - bearding

Posted by Greg Whyte on 7 December 2016

As part of learning about bees my education is on a daily/weekly basis with the latest thing to learn being bearding

Category: Bees

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Bees - bearding

Posted by Greg Whyte on 7 December 2016

As part of learning about bees my education is on a daily/weekly basis with the latest...