Events NZ

Great Write Away

Posted in News, Creative Corner, Events NZ, Newsletters
Published: 11/04/2022

The Great Write Away - a new Writer's Festival

Rotorua

Monday 26th September -  Sunday 2 October 2022

Be the writer you've always wanted to be.

Tell the world something it needs to hear.

7 Day, 5 Day, 3 Day and Single Day tickets for The Great Write Away  - our new Writer's Festival in Rotorua are now available.

We have created a seven day, seven step programme covering the end-to-end process of creating a story, then editing, formating, publishing and marketing a story. 

With scheduled time for writing, learning and relaxing - it's a unique 'write-seeing' holiday, created by writers, for writers.

Great Write Inn

Posted in Events NZ, News
Published: 22/02/2022

The Great Write Inn - a *Portal* for Writers

Masterclasses, creative exercises and step-by-step guides and templates for the DIY Writer. 

Looking for some inspiration to ignite your passion as a story teller?

Want the thrill of a writer's festival hearing from the best tutors without the anxiety of large, live events?

Fancy learning at learn at your own pace, in the privacy of your own home?

Frock IT! - Rhythm and Rhymes

Posted in Events NZ
Published: 5/08/2020

Frock It - Dance Party Events in Dunedin 2020An unofficial National Poetry Day event, come and rock your frock and slam dunk rhyme if you want to.

Be entertained by well known performance poets, rhymers and stand up comedians.  

 

Great Write Inn - Dunedin

Posted in News, Events NZ, Creative Corner
Published: 4/07/2020

The Great Write Inn - Writers Events in DunedinThe Great Write Inn is an Experience for writers.

With a series of Masterclasses by expert tutors - be the writer you've always wanted to be. 

 

Keep Calm and Carry On - Queen's High Tea Re-imagines Events

Posted in Events NZ
Published: 29/05/2020

Queen's High Tea Party Invitation - 1 June 2020New Zealanders are invited to keep calm and carry on.

With Queen’s Birthday weekend coming up, many New Zealanders will be wondering what to do. Go out or stay in? Travel or not to travel? Events or no events?

Let’s sit down, have a cup of tea and think about it.

Frock IT!

Posted in Events NZ
Published: 17/12/2019

Frock IT! - women in dresses dancing, laughing, and holding glasses of champagne

Frock IT! is a dance party with a twist.

Featuring different themes - with entertainers, music, food and beverages inspired by the theme.  

Frock IT! celebrates fashion, fun and dance. 

All welcome!

Wild Imaginings Homestay & Play Accomodation in Dunedin

Posted in Events NZ
Published: 20/10/2019

Writers festivals New Zealand Wild Imaginings Hui in DunedinDunedin, City of Literature is proving just how apt that name is! November 8th -10th, writers and illustrators will be converging on the city to learn more about their craft.

A wonderful weekend of discussions, workshops, and networking opportunities for children's writers and illustrators is fast approaching. 2019's Wild Imaginings Hui in Dunedin, is set to be a fantastic event for all attendees.

Mother Daughter - a special bond

Posted in Events NZ
Published: 10/05/2017

Home hosted accommodation, Mothers day, Look after me,

Mums and daughters have a special bond, it's a girl thing!

But like any relationship it takes an investment of time.

Sharing words of wisdom, caring for each other as only women can and experiencing life together with the many emotions and 'first's' .

The benefits of homestay accommodation in New Zealand

Posted in Events NZ, News
Published: 12/04/2017

budget hosted accommodation with Look After Me NZ's Homestay Network

Why choose commercial accommodation when you can have the luxury of staying with friendly hosts at a homestay property?

Now Nationwide, New Zealand's Homestay Network has properties in beach, lake, bush and city locations all over New Zealand. It is helping pioneer the Sharing Economy in New Zealand and offers a small, boutique local experience.

 

Accommodation for Fieldays - Mystery Creek Hamilton (June 2016)

Posted in Events NZ
Published: 15/03/2016

Heading along to Fieldays at Mystery Creek, June 15-18th? Look After Me has a great range of accommodation ranging from $50-$150. We have properties catering for sales reps, business peole and single travellers? We have hand picked a selection of our properties below perfect for Fieldays accommodation. 

Business travel in Christchurch

Posted in Events NZ
Published: 17/02/2016

Hosted accommodation with Look After Me Homestay Network in Christchurch Heading to Christchurch for business this year? Here's what you need to know to help your trip be the best it can be.

Accommodation for Fieldays - Mystery Creek Hamilton (June 2015)

Posted in Events NZ
Published: 14/05/2015

where to stay at National Fieldays with Look After Me near Mystery Creek. Accommodation in Hamilton, Home hosted accommodation

Heading along to Fieldays at Mystery Creek, June 10-13th? Look After Me has a great range of accommodation ranging from $50-$150. We have properties catering for sales reps, business peole and single travellers? We have hand picked a selection of our properties below perfect for Fieldays accommodation. 

ANZAC Day Remembrance

Posted in Events NZ
Published: 15/04/2015

This coming Sunday is ANZAC Day and all around New Zealand, we are commemorating. 

We surveyed some of our hosts and guests (via Facebook) to find out what they were doing and how they were spending the day. ANZAC 2015, Look After me, Home hosted accommodation, Kiwi hospitality

Evolving B&B use still hard to measure in New Zealand

Posted in Events NZ, Baby Boomers NZ, Press Room
Published: 4/07/2014

Olook After me hosting evolving B&B use still hard to measurene of the below-the-radar categories for tourism across New Zealand is the Bed and Breakfast and Home stay market, which tourism experts suggest could account for significantly more than the officially monitored visitor bed nights. And new online apps and sites are allowing increasing numbers to access private household accommodation.

Nominate a deserving farmer and they could win a 'Getaway Retreat'

Posted in Events NZ, Competitions
Published: 9/06/2014

Look After Me hosted accommodation, New Zealands Homestay network, Home hosted accommodation

'Look After Me' Homestay Network is founded on hospitality and sharing what we love. 

So when we heard the saddening news of high statistics of depression in the rural sector; we knew exactly what to do.

We are proud to announce our competition to gift a retreat to a deserving farmer. We hope that they will indulge in an opportunity to getaway for a couple of days, recharge and relax.

For details of our Press Release please click here.

New Plymouth residents opening hearts and homes - accommodation for Womad

Posted in Events NZ, Press Room
Published: 12/03/2014

New Plymouth homeowners have adopted the spirit of embracing cultural diversity to help bridge the shortfall in beds needed for Womad, the music festival coming to the city this weekend.

look after me at womad 2014 providing hosted accommodationThere are still a few beds available in New Plymouth through commercial accommodation providers but Karen Longstaff, Team Leader at New Plymouth i-site Puke Ariki, says that some festival goers tend to leave booking their accommodation to the last minute. “With commercial accommodation either full, or requiring two-three night minimums, we’re now looking to our lists of homeowners to help out with demand.” Typically Womad festival goers are looking for somewhere clean, comfortable and affordable for the night.”

WOMAD 2014 - Our Accommodation picks in New Plymouth

Posted in News, Events NZ
Published: 18/02/2014

WOMAD 2014 - our Accommodation picks in New Plymouth

10 years of celebrating music and international culture

Look After Me hosted Accommodation celebrating Womad 2014 in New Plymouth

 

 

WOMAD began from a desire to share international music and culture with people, experience culture that is not their own. Music is said to be the international language spanning cultures and barriers. From a dream in 1980 to the humble inaugural event in 1982, WOMAD has grown in popularity and status as 'the event' for many.

Ellerslie International Flower Show 2014 - our accommodation picks in Christchurch

Posted in News, Events NZ
Published: 16/02/2014

Blooming Marvellous!

Ellerslie International Flower Show is an iconic Christchurch event. With it's earlier start this year (26 - 2 March 2014), it is poised to make the most of day light savings. Ellerslie International Flower Show is held annually in North Hagley Park and is more than just a flower show. Here we mention a few highlights and offer our recommentdations and ideas for accommodation in Christchurch for those attending the Ellerslie Flower Show. 

Flower show, Auckland. Home hosted accommodation, Look After me, New Zealand Homestay   Canstruction is a fun new event at Ellerslie this year, with a serious purpose of raise funds, food and awareness of the City Mission. Well done and don't forget to vote. Entries are still open to enter a team.

What flower show would be complete without a fashion show and afternoon workshops with Angela Stone. Get creative and decorate your hat daily hat competitions with spot prizes.

Homestay Accommodation for Christchurch A&P Show Day

Posted in Events NZ, News
Published: 1/11/2013

 

show day christchurch accommodation map holiday the show A&P show

Christchurch A&P Show Day is huge, no its massive!

Your senses will shout vibrant and your taste buds will go wild sampling delicious food and wine; oh yeah, and there are a few horses running around too!