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WAIRARAPA WINTER

FAMILY HOLIDAY B e d & B re a k fa s t Pa cka ge

COPTHORNE HOTEL Nestled amid the native bush, vineyards, mountains, beaches and rural grasslands of the vibrant Wairarapa region is a place where a unique experience awaits … enjoy a true escape in the heart of the Wairarapa. Copthorne Hotel and Resort Solway Park is set in 24 acres of landscaped parklands on the outskirts of Masterton, Wairarapa’s largest town and is the largest accommodation provider in the Wairarapa. Copthorne Hotel and Resort Solway Park has 102 bedrooms, leisure and business facilities including a restaurant, café and a bar, gym, swimming and spa pools, tennis and squash courts, driving

rooms from

$159 per night*

range, conference rooms and business centre. The hotel holds a Qualmark 4 Star Plus and EnviroGold rating and is accessible with ease from both Wellington and Palmerston North by road, rail and air. Popular attractions close to this outstanding Masterton Hotel include local vineyards, Tui Brewery, Queen Elizabeth Park and Pukaha Mount Bruce National Wildlife Centre. Enjoy cycling, fishing, walking trails and outdoor pursuits or relax in comfort at the resort. The friendly and welcoming staff at Solway Park look forward to create a winter escape to remember.

STONEHENGE AOTEAROA Situated in the serene environment of rural Wairarapa, Stonehenge Aotearoa is a window into the past where the visitor can rediscover the ancient knowledge of their ancestors. Stonehenge is open 10am to 4pm on weekends and public holidays. Storytelling Guided Tour: We recommend visitors attend a guided tour which provides a complete experience. These are held at 11am. Bookings

W W W. S O L W A Y . C O . N Z 0 8 0 0 S O LW AY *Offer subject to availability, terms & conditions apply

recommended. Private and group tours may be held on any day and time by appointment. Matariki & the Winter Solstice: Special sunset presentation of the stories & meanings behind these ancient events. Bookings essential. Further information phone (06) 377 1600; www.stonehenge-aotearoa.co.nz

PHOTOSPACE Most businesses offering passport and visa photos don’t use good lighting or have a specialist photographer who knows all the photo specifications. The resulting photo can make you look about 20 years older and may be refused by the Department of Internal Affairs or embassy. Owner James Gilberd is a professional photographer specialising in

passport and profile photos since 1998. He doesn’t charge more than most other businesses but does produce better results he believes. Walk-in times are listed on the website, updated weekly, but it’s best to make an appointment. Photos are printed straight away and digital versions are tested first then emailed promptly.

True, but your PASSPORT PHOTO will still look great when taken by a professional photographer

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