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Wwoofing and Work Exchange – work for your board
NZ is famous for its hospitality and at many B&Bs, farmstays and even self contained accommodation, you will not only get a great nights accommodation, but you will also meet the local people, get up to date advice about what to include in your itinerary and more. Try Airbnb.
Cabins in Campgrounds and Motorcamps
These are often cheap, and you will find them scattered around NZ in some beautiful locations. Some are self contained, but the style of shared kitchens enable you to meet other travellers and compare stories. This is often a much more economical way of travelling than hiring a campervan – I have written about this here
Latest Posts about NZ Accommodation for Women:
House Sitting in New Zealand – become a local
On my first visit to a country I like to get a quick once over of the key attractions, stay in some cities, get to know the culture and people a bit. Next visit I like to head off the beaten track a bit more, and to stay somewhere for a week or two or three and […]More...
A Kiwi Christmas – a Beach and a Bach
This Christmas we celebrated in a classic kiwi bach at the seaside. A bach is a NZ term for simple accommodation – a holiday house without fuss. It had an outside toilet, room for a tent, a deck to enjoy the view out to the bay. The bedrooms were cosy, but the kitchen easily provided the […]More...
News From Te Wahi Ora Retreat for Women
Te Wahi Ora is a Retreat Centre for Women at Piha Beach, west of Auckland in the North Island of New Zealand. It has been a key part of the Women Travel Network for over 20 years. Te Wahi Ora has a new Manager Te Wahi Ora is moving into a new phase as Karen […]More...
What is a bach? What is Bookabach
A Bach is New Zealand for a simple holiday home – in the South island they are also called ‘Cribs’. A Bach is a New Zealand term for a simple holiday cottage, often by the beach. Bookabach enables owners to rent their bach when they are not there, and those of us who do […]More...
Rowan Cottage – stay in Motueka (Nelson)
Accommodation in Motueka for everyone, and with a special welcome for women travelers at Rowan cottage Rowan Cottage has been a part of the women’s travel accommodation network for years, and it was wonderful after emailing for many years, to finally get to stay there and to finally meet Renee and Trish and their small […]More...