Relax and unwind in the beautiful Hurunui

  • Frog Rock - where we can eat our fish and chips on top of the world!
  • Our special place is Balmoral Reserve, where we can camp with the whole fam
  • There is no place more magical than Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa when it snows
  • My children love heading up to the Balmoral fireman's lookout and spotting the farms and cars below
  • We look forward to our annual girl's pamper weekend, with massages at the spa in Hanmer Springs
  • We love exploring the beautiful boutique stores in Hanmer Springs village - especially Up the Garden Path
  • I love taking a stroll through Hanmer Springs village in Autumn when the oranges and yellows are at their best
  • I love shopping at the Hanmer Springs Fete because I know I'm buying local - and the vendors are just the most talented people!
  • There is something about watching the sunset from the beautiful reserve in Cheviot
  • Sitting under the trees and taking a moment for myself at Cheviot Hills domain
  • We've got magical clear night skies to rival the best!
  • Listening to the Morepork at Mt Lyford village at night from our log cabin is like being a world away
  • Stepping out of the car after arriving in Hanmer Springs and taking in the alpine air instantly helps me unwind
  • Driving through Mt Lyford village to see all the little wooden chalets in winter is like being in a Christmas movie.
  • Gary and Robert at Ribbonwood Country House have created such a special place for a luxury stay in the gorgeous rolling hills.
  • Rotherham has the dinkiest wee vintage shop next door to the hotel and its full of fun and quirky things. 
  • I look forward to the Hurunui Garden Festival every year - especially seeing Flaxmere Gardens, which is a work of art
  • My girlfriends and I love shopping at Bax and Berg in Amberley and I trust only them to fit my jeans!
  • Even if it’s cold and raining, Hanmer Springs is still the most beautiful place! We never want to leave!
  • For something a little quirky, you have to stay and unwind on the Waipara Sleepers - converted historic railway wagons.
  • Glamping under the stars and waking up in the rolling hills of Tawanui Farm was an amazing way to bring in my 30th!
  • Amberley is such a quaint wee spot to stop and browse through the little shops.
  • We celebrated our wedding anniversary at Hurunui Hills - such a cool wee cabin with a lot of thought gone into it.
  • We stayed at Lake Stella Huts during a big storm and got to have a bath outside in the fresh snow!
  • Lush statement pieces from Mhor in Hanmer, which is always dangerous for my wallet
  • Enjoying 360-degree views in a weekend away in any one of the Pure Pods dotted around
  • For my partner and I we loved our cosy and romantic stay at Aisling Quoy Farmstay
  • I want to propose to my partner of two years in Hurunui...
  • The hot stone massage at The Spa is an out of this world experience, gifted to me by my hubby.
  • Relaxing by the lake at Lake Taylor..the journey there is part of the fun.
  • Braemar Lodge and Spa is that special place you book when celebrating an anniversary!
  • Stay in a historic and magnificent homestead built in 1928! That's the beauty of Tipapa Woolshed.
  • My partner and I really enjoy scouring the galleries in Hurunui, particularly Fossil Point Cafe and Gallery
  • When a sunset hits right, Gore Bay or Nape Nape beaches are the places to be. Those beautiful pinks really come through.
  • The historic cottages at the Hurunui Hotel are set inside a vineyard and so quaint.

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Hanmer Springs
New Zealand

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