Interests

Our Faces, Our Places - Your Stories

We know that our guests are all travelling for different reasons. Look After Me accommodation is unique! You can search for homestays and guest houses that best match what you are personally interested in or your reason for travelling. 

Whether you're attending an event or fesitval or going for a ride on one of New Zealand's Cycle Trails, our friendly hosts will 'look after you.'  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here we feature stories about our properties as related of some of our most popular interests and give you great ideas for types of holidays you can try :

  • Go Pedal! Explore the New Zealand cycle trails all over the country and stay with quality hosts who will look after you and your bike! We are now proudly an Official Accommodation Partner for the 'Thermal by Bike' Cycle Trail in Rotorua, but have a wide range of cycle-friendly accommodation all over New Zealand.
  • Go Garden!  Isn't it wonderful when you meet 'Like-minded' people? many of our Look After Me hosts are keen gardeners with sumptious arrays of florals, natives and avid nuturers. Please enjoy our selection of lovely hosted accommodation where the gardens are as welcoming as the faces and places.
  • Haere mai! Would you like to learn more about the Maori culture but don't know where to start? Enjoy a cultural experience where you can cook your own hangi in the steam pot in Riria's backyard or enjoy a traditional Maori healing with Wiki or get taken to the best fishing spots in the far north!
  • Gallivant with the Grandies! Hear from Grandparents their best tips travelling with their grandkids and explore a whole range of options for overnight or weekend trips -ideal for the school holidays.
  • Go Gourmet! Indulge in fine cuisine, degustation feasts and culinary delights of local produce
  • Go Fish!  Hooked on fishing?  Let us introduce you to our hosts who are happy to share all their favourite fishing spots - all over New Zealand.
  • Go Deep!  Do you ever feel like you need to get away from it all? We have some beautiful guest rooms and self-contained rooms where our hosts understand your need for privacy and peace, yet can offer that personal touch. Some of these include 'spiritual retreats' - sancturies where you can rediscover some inner peace.

Events & Festivals

We specialise in Events all around New Zealand, either officially partnered or unofficially as promoters and supporters. Here are some of the events we have accommodation for:

 

JANUARY

 

Auckland Seafood Festival - Auckland 

Parachute - Hamilton 

 

FEBRUARY

 

Mission Concert - Napier

Waitangi Day - Waitangi

Wellington Fringe Festival - Wellington

Malborough Wine Festival  - Malborough

Bike Fest - Rotorua

Art Deco - Napier

Lake Taupo Relay - Taupo

Waiarapa Balloon Festival - Waiarapa

Devonport Wine and Food Festival -  Auckland

MARCH

 

Wild Foods Festival - Hokitika

Auckland Festival- Auckland

WOMAD - Taranaki 

Look After Me was proud to support WOMAD by providing concert goers with welcoming, affordable accommodation in and around New Plymouth, Taranaki. We had a mention in a front page news story in Taranaki.

The Big Easy Cycle - Hawkes Bay 

Methven A&P Show Day - Methven

Wines Harvest Festival - Waiarapa

Festival of Cultures - Palmerston North

Balloons Over Waikato - Hamilton

Le Race - Christchurch

National Jass Festival - Tauranga

Warbirds Over Wanaka - Wanaka every second year 2014 -2016- 2018 Highland park also has motor racing on that weekend in conjunction with the Warbirds.

Auckland Cup Week - Auckland 

Ocean and Orchard - Kerikeri

Dunedin Fringe Festival - Dunedin

APRIL

 

Anzac Day We remember the fallen

 
Wanganui Anzac Day Dawn Service, starting 5.30 am from the Davis Library, Queens Park to War Memorial. Followed by ‘Rum and Coffee’ and  Breakfast at the Wanganui RSA. Contact: Kyle Dalton: 06 345 5750
admin@wanganuirsa.co.nz

Autumn Festival - Arrowtown

Blues and Roots Festival - Queenstown

Rotorua Marathon - Rotorua

Homegrown festival - Wellington 

MAY

 

Mother's Day -  We offer a beautiful range of accommodation options to whisk your Mother away for a special weekend.

Internationnal Blues and Jazz Festival - Christchurch

Gisborne Wine and Food Festival - Gisborne

JULYcelebrating at Look After Me birthday party

 

Look After Me Birthday

 

 

AUGUST

 

Whangarei Growers Market - Whangarei

Visa Wellington on a plate - Wellington

SEPTEMBER

 

Father's Day

Wellington WOW festival - Wellington

OCTOBER

 

Labour Weekend

ASB JazzFest - Queenstown

Garden Festival - Taranaki

NOVEMBER

 

Toast Martinborough Wine and Food Festival - Martinborough

Cycle Challenge - Taupo

DECEMBER/NEW YEARS

 

Rhythm and Vines - Gisborne  29 Dec - 1st Jan 

 

This year we provided loads of last minute accommodation for guests attending the Raggamuffin Reggae concert in Rotorua. Our story made front page news in Rotorua.

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