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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[…]

7x Facts about high teas that will blow your mind

April 8, 2017 • Under: Uncategorized


With these interesting facts you will impress your high tea party for sure! The world record for the most cups of tea made in one hour by a team of 12 people is an insanely impressive 1.848 cups. High tea was introduced by Anna, the 7th Duchess of Bedford, in[…]

Meet the queen of the High Tea Honeys: Samantha Howarth

April 6, 2017 • Under: Uncategorized


When she is not working as an sales agent, training for triathlons or baking, 28 year old Samantha Howarth is busy hosting High Tea Honey events in the Wellington area.  Even with a baby girl on the way, the mum-to-be manages to make time for her passion: organizing and enjoying[…]

Kapiti Island: a bucket list experience

April 5, 2017 • Under: Uncategorized


With endangered New Zealand birds running around a gorgeous island that also happens to have the most breath taking sunsets, it does not come as a surprise that Kapiti Island is a must-see for everyone. Kapiti Island is one of New Zealand’s oldest and most important nature reserves. The 8[…]

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