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The Apple House

The Apple House

We have completed phase 1 of the Apple House changes.  This was to convert it from a bedroom into a day room (with sofa bed and a single bed) with television, video and a library.  It's a sanctuary for those wanting to escape from the noise of their function and get some time out.  Or for kids who need somewhere to put their heads down or play video games while Mum and Dad are... > Read more

Ongoing Enhancements

Ongoing Enhancements

Over time, we are maintaining and enhancing the estate.  These enhancements are of course available to our clients.  We have already put doors and a lined ceiling on the function centre, which adds to comfort.  And we are working with a number of locals to preserve and maintain the place in a way which is mindful and respectful of its heritage. The single men's... > Read more

New Owners at Lauderdale

New Owners at Lauderdale

Lauderdale is changing hands on 10th December 2010, with new owners Karen and Jean-Michel Jefferson taking over responsibility for this iconic property. They have substantial tourism expertise, having run (and continue to do so) Ahipara Luxury Travel, one of New Zealand's pre-eminent luxury boutique inbound operators. They have some substantial plans for redevelopment, which will largely... > Read more