Evolving B&B use still hard to measure in New Zealand

Posted in Events NZ, Baby Boomers NZ, Press Room
Published: 4/07/2014

Olook After me hosting evolving B&B use still hard to measurene of the below-the-radar categories for tourism across New Zealand is the Bed and Breakfast and Home stay market, which tourism experts suggest could account for significantly more than the officially monitored visitor bed nights. And new online apps and sites are allowing increasing numbers to access private household accommodation.

Business travel in Christchurch

Posted in Events NZ
Published: 30/06/2014

Hosted accommodation with Look After Me Homestay Network in Christchurch Heading to Christchurch for business this year? Here's what you need to know to help your trip be the best it can be.

Holiday contest aimed at stressed farmers

Posted in Press Room
Published: 11/06/2014
Anyone who has worked on a farm understands the pressures behind endless hours spent working the land and the stress surrounding multiple factors left up to chance.


Nominate a deserving farmer and they could win a 'Getaway Retreat'

Posted in Competitions, Events NZ
Published: 9/06/2014

Look After Me hosted accommodation

'Look After Me' Homestay Network is founded on hospitality and sharing what we love. 

So when we heard the saddening news of high statistics of depression in the rural sector; we knew exactly what to do.

We are proud to announce our competition to gift a retreat to a deserving farmer. We hope that they will indulge in an opportunity to getaway for a couple of days, recharge and relax.

For details of our Press Release please click here.

Discover the real Hobbiton

Posted in Hobbit Tours & Accommodation
Published: 1/06/2014

Experience real Hobbiton, LOTR landmarks & stay in hosted Look After Me accommodationDiscover Middle Earth when you enjoy Hobbiton Movie Set and farm tours in Matamata and at other popular New Zealand locations this year.

Weekend giveaway and accommodation for Fieldays, Mystery Creek, June 2014

Published: 28/05/2014

where to stay at National Fieldays with Look After Me near Mystery Creek. Accommodation in Hamilton

Nominations are now open to give a Farmer you know the opporutnity to win a weekend getaway. This is our small way of supporting depression in the rural community.

Please click here for competition details and to enter. 

We are proud to support significant National Events all around New Zealand and this week's blog we feature accommodation suitable for participants in the 2014  National Agricultural Fieldays at Mystery Creek, near Hamilton, 11 - 14 June. 

Hobbiton and beyond

Posted in Hobbit Tours & Accommodation
Published: 12/05/2014

Hobbit self drive tours accommodation with Look After Me


We love middle earth,

we call it home

come and experience it with real locals.




Autumn Newsletter 2014 - Event Accommodation

Posted in Newsletters
Published: 24/03/2014

At 'Look After Me' we help you find accommodation that best suits who, how and why you're travelling. 

We know that Businesswomen have different needs to Grandmas travelling with the grandies. If you are travelling by yourself, you'll probably appreciate their local knowledge over a glass of wine with your Homestay hosts.  

Or if you're a couple, then a beautifully appointed self-contained unit with privacy yet close to attractions, is probably going to suit you best.

No matter who you are, or why you need to get away, we match you with Hosts who love doing what you love doing. It's ok to be mad-keen-crazy about fishing, golf, cycling, walking, photography, Harleys - we've got you covered!  We'll do our best to find people you're bound to get along with. 

So if you haven't booked with us yet...we invite you to try New Zealand's largest and fastest growing Homestay Network and find out what all the fuss is about.

Our People: Julia Charity

Posted in Press Room, News
Published: 22/03/2014

Our People article - Julia Charity founder of Look After Me Hosted Accommodation

This week's 'Our People' is about Rotorua Entreprenuer Julia Charity.

If Julia Charity was a doll she'd be one of the double-faceted kind. On one side she'd appear as the consummate scientist, turn it around and she'd be seen as an entrepreneur.


New Plymouth residents opening hearts and homes - accommodation for Womad

Posted in Events NZ, Press Room
Published: 12/03/2014

New Plymouth homeowners have adopted the spirit of embracing cultural diversity to help bridge the shortfall in beds needed for Womad, the music festival coming to the city this weekend.

look after me at womad 2014 providing hosted accommodationThere are still a few beds available in New Plymouth through commercial accommodation providers but Karen Longstaff, Team Leader at New Plymouth i-site Puke Ariki, says that some festival goers tend to leave booking their accommodation to the last minute. “With commercial accommodation either full, or requiring two-three night minimums, we’re now looking to our lists of homeowners to help out with demand.” Typically Womad festival goers are looking for somewhere clean, comfortable and affordable for the night.”