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Mountain bike haven Arapuke Forest Park

July 20, 2017 • Under: Uncategorized


A green beauty made especially for mountain biking! Experienced or not, Arapuke Forest Park is accessible for all mountain bikers. At the moment there is over 15 km of trails to enjoy in the park’s growing network of Grade 2 to Grade 6 mountain bike trails, with most trails being[…]

8x Incredible New Zealand Instagram Accounts You Need to Follow!

July 17, 2017 • Under: Uncategorized


With some very familiar places being mentioned! 1. barekiwi Go Pro content creator Kyle ‘Bare Kiwi’ Mulinder takes the most amazing snaps. From the icy waters of Hooker lake at Mount Cook, to the southern lights at the Nelson Lakes: he’s capturing them all.     2. bnw_newzealand This Instagram[…]

Kapiti Marine Reserve: discovering sea life at its finest

July 11, 2017 • Under: Uncategorized


It’s home to an abundance of sea life including (tropical) fish, seals and dolphins: Kapiti Marine Reserve, one of country’s biggest marine reserves. The organization looks back on 25 years of greatness and all reasons to visit. For over 25 years Kapiti Marine Reserve has been protecting over 2200 hectares[…]

10x Excuses To Escape To Greenmantle

May 23, 2017 • Under: Uncategorized


1.You deserve to be pampered Whether it is because you have been extremely busy at work, or just feel like it: everyone deserves to be pampered every now and then. From enjoying the nature and some fine dining, to relaxing in the pool or hot tub: you are very lucky[…]

The last natural dunes and lots of history: Queen Elizabeth Park

May 19, 2017 • Under: Uncategorized


With the last area of natural dunes of the Kapiti area and a mind-blowing history, the royal Queen Elizabeth Park is definitely worth a visit. Kilometres of expanded green grassland and hills green of purple flowers: there is no way around it, Queen Elizabeth Park is beautiful. The park was[…]

The sole surviving Maori racing club

May 2, 2017 • Under: Uncategorized


It’s the perfect afternoon activity for families, couples and friends: watching – and placing some cheeky bets on – the intense horse races at Otaki-Mairo Racing Club.   Imagine yourself in a peaceful spot surrounded by kilometres of green nature,  gazing at the galloping horses and their equestrian. While holding[…]

Major Amateur Golf Championship takes place in NZ

April 29, 2017 • Under: Uncategorized


This one is for all the golf fanatics out there! It is no secret that the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship is serious business. That is why we are extremely excited that this year’s tournament will be hosted at the Royal Wellington Golf Club. The event takes place from the 26th until[…]

Greenmantle’s 3 favourite hiking tracks around Kapiti Coast

April 13, 2017 • Under: Uncategorized


With its shockingly beautiful nature, New Zealand is without a doubt one the best hiking locations in the world. For that reason we have listed three of our favourite tracks close by Greenmantle for you to enjoy!   1.    Nikau Palm Reserve Located on the beautiful Kapiti Coast, Nikau Palm[…]

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