Trip Advisor Awards Waipoua Lodge NZ Top 25 Traveller’s Choice 2013 Award

Posted on January 24th, 2013

Thanks to all our wonderful guest feedback, Waipoua Lodge has been rated in the TOP 25 New Zealand places to stay in three categories – Luxury, Service & Small Hotel Continue reading »

Waipoua Lodge rated NZ Herald Top 5 Romantic Places to Stay

Posted on January 24th, 2013

Now that Christmas is out of the way, it’s time to turn our attention to Valentine’s Day. And if you’re smart you’ll be talking about getaway ideas to your One True Love now while they’re lamenting being back in the office wearing shoes and socks again. NZ Herald Online reporter Megan Singleton aka Blogger at Large puts Waipoua Lodge first.

Blue Eyed Cat!

Posted on December 13th, 2012

Mr McFuggly’s eyes match the sky! Continue reading »

The Best Thing About Christmas?

Posted on December 6th, 2012

Apart from sharing Christmas with the lovely guests staying at the lodge it’s awesome that we receive season’s greetings from past guests with photos, news of their families and latest travels etc. We feel in the last two years our circle of friends has grown exponentially and become worldwide!

Christmas is officially coming – the tree is up!

Posted on December 5th, 2012

It’s the 5th December and with no guests tonight it seemed the perfect opportunity to put up the tree! Continue reading »

Spring is definitely here at Waipoua Lodge

Posted on December 1st, 2012

Can’t believe it is only 3 weeks until Christmas and spring has definitely sprung at Waipoua Lodge Continue reading »

See no evil … smell food !

Posted on October 28th, 2012

Couldn’t resist sharing this photo of our two pedigree kunekune pigs taken by one of our German guests!

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Roxborogh Report on Waipoua Forest

Posted on October 3rd, 2012

Tim Roxborogh of Newztalk ZB and Choice TV spent a couple of days staying at Waipoua Lodge and discovering the amazing ancient kauris plus much more …

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Lemon Souffle – Cooking School Video

Posted on September 21st, 2012

We have made our first ever Cooking School video which features our signature dish Lemon Souffle. Continue reading »

Climb An Ancient Kauri Tree !

Posted on September 17th, 2012

Waipoua Lodge Owner & Host Ian Farrant Climbing Over 20 Metres Up A Kauri Tree

On Sunday 16 Sept, Ian (Waipoua Lodge) enjoyed climbing over 20 metres up an ancient kauri tree! Continue reading »