Our Amazing View Is Back!

Yesss! - our amazing view is back! When we bought our property, we enjoyed an incredible view of the harbour, the sand dunes and the ocean beyond, but sadly, little by little, our neighbour's pines and eucalyptuses grew to … [Read more...]

Hokianga Heritage

One of the great things about running a business like Kokohuia Lodge is that we get to meet some really interesting people. None more so than our recent guests, Leigh and Nickie Overton from Wanaka. Leigh is the great great … [Read more...]

Its been a great season at Kokohuia Lodge!

As we head into May, its a good time for us to look back on our season, which is only now starting to wind down. Each year that we've been open, our season has started earlier and ended later, which is extremely gratifying. … [Read more...]

Kokohuia Lodge is now 5 Star!

We're delighted to announce that Qualmark visited us last week and have awarded us a 5 Star rating in the Boutique and Lodge category! (We were previously 4+ Star in the Guest and Hosted category). We're particularly pleased … [Read more...]

Kokohuia Lodge Turns One

Kokohuia Lodge, the Hokianga's newest lodge has just celebrated its first anniversary. It has been an incredible year, with many high points. First and foremost, we have had a non-stop procession of fabulous guests. We … [Read more...]

Planes Trains and Automobiles! (well almost)

We've just had some guests staying with us who went to major lengths to spend a couple of nights at Kokohuia Lodge. On Friday, following a night shift for one of them, they left from Masterton and drove to Wellington airport. … [Read more...]

The Build

After much planning and delay, we finally got underway with the build in late March 2011. We never imagined that it would take us till January 2012 to complete and it has certainly been a hell of a ride. We would have made a … [Read more...]

Designing Our Eco B & B

Our initial plans to develop a sustainable Eco B & B were very much more modest than our current venture and have undergone a number of transformations along the way. As our knowledge and confidence with off-grid living … [Read more...]

How it All Began

Well, here we are, finally open for business and taking bookings for Kokohuia Lodge, our beautiful, luxury, sustainably designed and built eco B&B. Welcome to our blog, where we will endeavour to keep you updated on the … [Read more...]