Great Write Inn

Posted in Events NZ, News
Published: 28/06/2021

The Great Write Inn - Writer's Events in New Zealand


The Great Write Inn - an Experience for Writers

On-line classroom opens 17 February 2022

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

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

Want to learn at your own pace, in the privacy of your own home?

Always wanted to write something, but didn't quite know how to get started?

Take our seven short cuts to make writing, publishing and sharing your story more enjoyable. 

New Tourism Concept unveiled at TRENZ Hui Otautahi-Christchurch

Posted in Press Room, Baby Boomers NZ, News
Published: 9/05/2021

HIlary Barry at TRENZ ChristchurchNZ #TRENZHui21A fresh, collborative, community-led approach has breathed life into a new Tourism Concept.

The concept is a fusion between traditional hotels and cloud-based software.

It provides singles, couples and small groups with a clean, safe and more regenerative way to travel.

How to Choose the Right Host For You

Posted in Baby Boomers NZ, News
Published: 9/02/2021

Accommodation, Look After Me, New Zealand Homestay, Bed and BreakfastIt can be tough to choose between all the great hosts and accomodations we have available on Look After Me. Here's three top things to think about when you're choosing a host!

Slow is the new Go for Holiday Package Winners

Posted in News, Press Room, Competitions
Published: 12/01/2021

Zonta Festival of Gardens Rotorua Prize winner of pamper me package Julia Anne Look After Me Accommodation Jemma and Philip McDonald welcomed the Holiday Season with an extra special gift under the Christmas Tree this year.

They were winners of the Major Raffle Prize for The Festival in the Gardens fundraising event presented by the Zonta Club of Rotorua, held at Palmers in late 2020.

The prize draw was sponsored by local Accommodation and Events company Look After Me. 

2021: It really is time, to look after 'me'

Posted in Newsletters
Published: 1/01/2021

January 2021: Newsletter

Phew! We made it through the "silly" season, a long weekend and then flurry of another C0VID-19 scare.

Now what?

We're taught to serve others before self but if you feel like you are always looking after everyone else - for the rest of 2021, we're encouraging you to make brave new choices because it really is time to look after ME.

Interests and Activities

Posted in Cycling Holidays, Baby Boomers NZ
Published: 1/09/2020

Choose interests like golf pottery walking art wine and foodSearch accommodation based on your interests.

Cycle, walk, play golf, sample wine, take photos, sing, sail, fish or swim.  

Isn't it time to look after me?


Soak and Cycle

Posted in Cycling Holidays, Baby Boomers NZ, News
Published: 17/08/2020

#Soak&Cycle - Holiday Packages in Rotorua with Hot Pools, cycling and accommodation options

Rejuvenate your mind, body and soul. Soothing thermal springs for deep relaxation.

Be nurtured by nature - fresh forests, tranquil lakes, mesmerising hot springs.

Leisure, family and hard-out mountain bike trails for all kinds of cycling.

#SoakCycle #Soak&Cycle


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.  


Soak and Cycle - The Secret Spot Hot Tubs Rotorua

Posted in Cycling Holidays, Baby Boomers NZ
Published: 7/07/2020

#Soak&Cycle - Secret Spot Thermal Hot Pools in Rotorua

The Secret Spot is hidden away in the Waipa Valley, in the heart of New Zealand’s mountain biking mecca.  

Check out our Soak + Cycle + Eat + Stay + Play options in Rotorua



Tourism stats show promise for Rotorua bed and breakfast owners

Posted in Press Room
Published: 6/07/2020

Vivien Cooper, Colin McPhee and Julia Anne - Bed and Breakfast RotoruaWhen it comes to looking after her guests, Viv Cooper is a pro. For 14 years she's run a bed and breakfast in Rotorua.

Accommodation around New Zealand has taken a major hit in the wake of Covid-19. But revealing new statistics suggest that bed and breakfast providers like Viv may stand to benefit from a new wave of travellers.

Great Write Inn - Dunedin

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

The Great Write Inn - Writers Events in DunedinThe Great Write Inn was a weekend for writers - held 16 - 17 of October 2021.

We are now hosting a follow up gathering on 17 of February 2022, in Dunedin. 


Bed and Breakfasts in Rotorua - Holiday accommodation

Posted in Baby Boomers NZ, Cycling Holidays
Published: 1/07/2020

Bed and Breakfast in Rotorua - holiday accommodation for our Soak and Cycle PackagesGorgeous locations, impeccable hospitality, spacious rooms. Most of our B&Bs offer Queen bed with ensuite, guest lounge and cooked breakfast.

B&Bs offer exceptional value, are fasdiously clean and great for people who enjoy the benefits of local knowledge and a fantastic cooked breakfast brought right to their room. 

Carrying on Calmly

Posted in Press Room
Published: 3/06/2020

Carrying Calmly on - Guests of the Queen's High Tea enjoying themselves at Olveston Historic HomeThe Queen's High Tea was was one of many 'Keep Calm and Carry On' Events held around the country at Queen's Birthday Weekend.

It was aimed at bringing support to local tourism operators and cafe owners following the lockdown.

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.

Hobbies and Interests emerge as new travel trend from #HacktheCrisisNZ

Posted in Press Room
Published: 20/04/2020

Once NZ moves to a lower alert level, 62% of New Zealanders are ‘extremely likely’ to travel nationally.

Cleanliness is now the number one factor that will influence guests buying decisions, nudging ahead of price. Location, comfort and wi-fi were also considerations.


It's a Small World for Gift Basket Winner

Published: 31/01/2020

Look After Me, Accommodation, New Zealand Homestay, Bed and Breakfast, Chic in Merivale, Administrative Professionals

Last year, Look After Me hosted a celebration for Administrative Professionals at the University of Otago.

The winner of our goodie gift basket was Leanne Kirk. 

Leanne won a pamper pack which included a voucher worth $250 to book accommodation anywhere in New Zealand. 

Leanne and her husband John used their voucher when they visited Christchurch enroute, to walk the Queen Charlotte Sound Track.

Leanne stayed at Chic in Merivale, hosted by Cathy Macpherson.