Leigh Sawmill Cafe and Accommodation

142 Pakiri Rd., North Island, New Zealand | Hotel

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A taste of home life

A travel blog entry by fayerowe

Its been a great week spent with Helen, Stephanie and Grace in the suburbs of Auckland. They live amongst the bays which is great as there is a village and small community feel, with the convenience of only being 20 minutes from the city Centre. Plus they're by the beach. What more could you ask for?

The village itself has some really nice little shops, restaurants, and cafes. We took a walk along the beach and through to another bay. There ...

Flying High

A travel blog entry by dianneswisher12


... right onto the plane (decorated like the film "Hobbit"), where we started all over again with champagne, followed by dinner---Dianne had the New Zealand salmon and I had the slow braised five-spice beef, of course, with more wine. The seats are individual pods that make a full bed, complete with mattress and duvet and pillow, I laid back and watched three movies, Captain Phillips, The Interns, and Last Vegas, napping off ...


A travel blog entry by edsutch


... mind it set us up for the day. We just lazed around, and chilled out till about lunch. Then we had a big seafood lunch. Starters were scallops and bacon scewers. They were amazing! Then for mains we had squid and prawn spaghetti, also amazing, then we had the traditional kiwi pavlova. However they were pretty disappointed, the cream didn't whip for some reason so it couldn't be covered with cream, but we really didn't mind how it turned out all of it was great. We had to save ...


A travel blog entry by kangarog


... rolling green countryside. We stopped for some lunch at Mangawhai which was a lovely quiet place on the coast. We then drove further on to Mangawhai Heads where we went for a walk along the beach. It was an absolutely stunning place and a taster we think of the incredible scenery that awaits us on our trip round New Zealand. The sea was a gorgeous turquoise and the sand was white. We had a paddle and the water was beautifully warm. After this we drove a bit further up the ...

New Zealand - The North Island

A travel blog entry by borthscouse

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... as I can remember from this booze fuelled adventure. Because of the sheer amount of things I did in the past month, I shall divide my New Zealand experience into two segments – The North Island and The South Island. This entry shall focus on The North Island. You probably already knew this because I’ve ingeniously given it the title 'New Zealand – The North Island’.

Arriving in New Zealand, I was experiencing ...

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This hotel, located on 142 Pakiri Rd., North Island, is near Matakana Village.
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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good