Delicious Carrot Cake Recipe

Posted on August 24th, 2013

Yesterday my daughter Naomi Carrot-Cakeand I had the absolute pleasure of eating one of the most delicious carrot cakes we have ever experienced. This carrot cake might look like any ordinary carrot cake but the flavour and texture were amazing and I am delighted that Marilyn Fletcher has shared her recipe with me so I can share it with you! I believe the difference in the flavour comes from the addition of the mixed spice. Crush the walnuts, do not chop as the crunch really adds to the experience. Continue reading »

Maori Culture & History – The Excursionist

Posted on August 13th, 2013

Fantastic new travel website has been launched The Excursionist which features Waipoua Lodge in an itinerary focusing on Maori Culture and History

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New Zealand Culinary Fare 2013

Posted on August 8th, 2013

For you real foodies I highly recommend paying a visit to the New Zealand Culinary Fare which is on at the ASB Showgrounds from 18 to 20 August Continue reading »

Plants living in an eco-environment

Posted on August 5th, 2013

This photo taken of a tree branch outside of Waipoua Lodge shows the amazing array of plants living in an eco-environment on a host tree

Plants living in a shared eco-environment at Waipoua Lodge

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Australian Guest Review of Waipoua Lodge

Posted on August 1st, 2013

“If only all places were like this”

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Welcome to Our World

Posted on July 9th, 2013

Waipoua Forest Thermal Illusion?

Posted on June 8th, 2013

Waipoua Forest has many moods and has definitely presented a mystical thermal illusion as the mist nestled amongst the trees Continue reading »

Lemon Souffle from Budding Young Masterchef!

Posted on June 2nd, 2013

Twelve year old Jack Tyler has definitely proved that the Waipoua Lodge signature dish Lemon Souffle is achieveable! Continue reading »

Storm Damage in Waipoua Forest

Posted on May 29th, 2013

Waipoua Lodge’s kunekune piggies Holly & Bessy are a little upset about who moved their water trough yesterday!
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Chocolate Ice Cream – rich, creamy and irresistible!

Posted on May 14th, 2013

Simple is Beautiful - exquisite rich chocolate ice cream

There are simple pleasures when staying at Waipoua Lodge – like enjoying the rich, creamy and irresistible homemade chocolate ice cream!
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