Thank you for your great hospitality, the stories you told us. If you would go to Berlin I would like you to show around and tell all the stories about her history - Els & Erik Stuip, Bleiswyk NL.
In one word fabulous. Thanks for all the nice breakfasts and your kindnesses and not forget all the talks over about everything - Pieter & Frouke Buijs -
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Awatuna and the Environment
Kia whakatu tika Te Tai Ao me te Tai Ao tiaki Te Tai Ao
(If the environment is kept well and strong it will look after itself)
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On the New Zealand West Coast of the South Island's Southern Alps, (which was named by early Pacific Polynesian navigators as Te Tai o Poutini) Awatuna Homestead offers you so much more than just an elegant accommodation. It is really an escape to a cultural world where you can relax amidst a peaceful setting yet enjoy a touch of luxury and homely elegance whilst learning and understanding some of the cultural aspects of the Homestead and it's environment.
Pauline & Hemi Te Räkau,
have lived at The Homestead for almost 43 years and will provide you with hospitality and comfort which is in keeping with those that are of the best and finest in Awatuna traditions. Their children and grandchildren all live locally - so it must be a great place to stay, - They chose not to leave!!
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