Lolly Cake Recipe

Lolly Cake

Lolly Cake Recipe   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 3 hours Total time 3 hours 10 mins   A New Zealand favourite, lolly cake is easy to make and lasts for up to 2 weeks in the fridge (if you don’t eat it all by then!). Recipe type: Sweets Ingredients 2 packets malt More…

Pataua North Beach & Estuary

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Less than 30 minutes drive from Lupton Lodge is the stunning seaside village of Pataua North. Pataua North beach is a golden sandy beach, ideal for walking, swimming, playing or relaxing… Pataua is made up of 2 holiday destinations popular with locals: Pataua North and Pataua South. Pataua South can be only reached by road More…

Sundried Tomato Hummus

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Sundried Tomato Hummus   Print Prep time 10 mins Total time 10 mins   Simple and delicious hummus that’s great in sandwiches, mezze platters or as a dip with raw vegetables and toasted pita bread. Recipe type: Spreads & Dips Ingredients 1 tin chick peas (drained & washed) 1 tsp crushed garlic 2 Tblsp tomato More…

Refurbished 2-Bedroom Suite

We have pleased to announce the recently completed upgrade of our Blue Room and 2-Bedroom Deluxe Suite, including a brand new bathroom. Please take a look at the room pages for more information or scroll through the photo gallery below.

Lemon Curd Recipe

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Looking for something to do with all those fresh lemons and oranges… Lemon Curd   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 20 mins Total time 30 mins   Fresh Lemon Curd is delicious mixed with greek yoghurt/whipped cream or on it’s own with ice cream, in tart cases or brandy snaps. Andy – Lupton More…

Waro Limestone Scenic Reserve

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Just north or Whangarei, on the northern side of SH1 past Hikurangi, lies the fascinating Waro Limestone Reserve walkway. If you park in the reserve entrance off King St, you can follow an easy 2.2km walkway, which includes the perimeter of a small lake and the main Waro limestone formations. Alternatively park in the carpark More…

Fab Place

We loved staying here for 3 nights, 24th to 27th Jan, could of stayed much longer. Andy and Karen were so friendly and helpful, the perfect hosts. Andy’s breakfasts and dinners were delicious, he is a very talented cook. We had so much fun playing pool in the games room in the evenings. The actual More…

Highly Recommended

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I have just spent a wonderful night in the B&B. The room was very well presented, with a huge bathroom. Breakfast was superb. Next time I will also have dinner, as I have heard great things about it. I arrived early, and had time to kill, so it was great that there was a guest More…

Lupton Lodge = Awesome

Excellent experience at the Lupton Lodge, we stayed in the Green room and had dinner & breakfast cooked by Andy!! And it was amazing!! Everyone should try his seafood chowder, STUNNING! The room was spacious with relaxing surroundings! What more can I say? experience of the life time and I definitely going back next year!! More…

Lupton Lodge is No.1

The perfect place to use a base for exploring the area or just to relax in the lovely comfortable rooms, stroll around the orchard, read by the pool or just chill out in the lounge with heaps of books to read, CD’s, DVD’s or, like us, play pool for the first time in about 30 More…