archive-nz.com » NZ » C » CASCADECREEKRETREAT.CO.NZ

Total: 17

Choose link from "Titles, links and description words view":

Or switch to "Titles and links view".
  • Milton bed and breakfast, NZ accommodation, Boutique hotel
    out of a passion for the outdoors and a love of New Zealand nature Your hosts Dave and Janene know that when people travel they want to get off the beaten track enjoy privacy and serenity a touch of luxury and the opportunity to explore the surroundings of real NZ As active outdoors people and experienced travellers they wanted to share the beauty of this diverse farm area as well as allow guests to return to the rustic luxury of their own log cabin at the end of a day full of exploring or sightseeing Check our availability BOOK your holiday at Cascade Creek Retreat With these things in mind they combined their talents in tourism and woodwork to create this stunning retreat near Dunedin New Zealand and are proud to share it with guests from near and far A NZ getaway doesn t get much better than this At Cascade Creek Retreat you ll discover everything you need to unwind explore and rest Find out more about our boutique accommodation and the many opportunities available while using Cascade Creek Retreat as a base or simply make a booking now for your next true New Zealand holiday Absolutely Amazing Its

    Original URL path: http://www.cascadecreekretreat.co.nz/about-us/ (2016-04-30)
    Open archived version from archive


  • Conservation & Community
    as possible providing a true getaway and a minimal footprint on the environment Check our availability BOOK your holiday at Cascade Creek Retreat See more initiatives for Energy and Power conservation We are 100 solar and hydro power with the excess hydro power overflow used to heat the downstairs bedroom We designed the Retreat with The priority of insulation in mind use of logs and 100 natural NZ made wool insulation The large windows facing North and East small windows facing south to capture as much sun and warmth as possible Our selections of all appliances are made on the most energy efficient available with the least power usage e g microwave gram energy efficient fridge and ice box hair dryer etc We use energy efficient light bulbs We have minimal technology i e no phone TV Computer dishwasher washing machine or spa bath All towels hand towels face cloths linen are cold washed and then dried in open air wherever possible to save energy The bathroom fan has a timer installed We promote a switch off policy with all our visitors and guests The outdoor bath is plumped to Cali font All windows are double glazed and have wooden frames Gas Cali font therefore electricity is not being used to preheat water Woollen slippers are provided for guests so no underfloor heating required The large open wood Jetmaster fire ensures no need for any other heating e g heat pump electric etc Natural ventilation of large windows ensures no need for fans oven range etc All water is gravity fed to the Retreat eliminating the need for an electric pump The septic tank is gravity fed also eliminating the need for an electric pump To support the minimisation of Waste we ask our guests to join us in being thoughtful about the products they buy to minimise excess packaging all of the households on the farm as well as the guests in the Retreat participate in the local recycling programme in order to reduce air and land pollution as well as reduce the amount going into landfills See more initiatives for waste minimisation A thorough recycling waste system has been implemented all glass plastics paper tin aluminium is recycled All food scraps are fed to our pigs or used for composting All notices information is printed out on 100 recycled paper old paper is used reused for scraps We buy non perishables in bulk i e toiletries cleaning food supplies We make a conscious effort to buy quality goods at all times Any used appliances goods not necessary at the Retreat any longer are given or sold to those in need The design of the Retreat will not date and needs minimal maintenance therefore less wastage in this area We recognise that our waterways are the vital ingredient to life and therefore prioritise the protection and preservation of these in our business To support the use of Water resources and its preservation we have incorporated as minimal use as

    Original URL path: http://www.cascadecreekretreat.co.nz/conservation-community/ (2016-04-30)
    Open archived version from archive

  • “Gift a Getaway” | Cascade Creek Retreat | Otago | New Zealand
    getaway detailing WHY they deserve it and remembering to include their name and contact details as well as your own At the end of April once all the nominations are in we will contact both the nominee and the nominator to advise them of the successful referral and then will liaise with the successful nominee regarding a convenient time for them to take their Weekend Getaway Please do not be disappointed if your nominee was not successful this year we at Cascade Creek Retreat intend for this to be an annual gift to those most deserved so there is always next year Due to the number of nominations we receive we may not be able to reply to each nomination sent in to us If your nominee is successful they will be contacted directly and informed of their success Many thanks in advance for taking the time to nominate the person s you feel deserve this unique and special gift Check our availability BOOK your holiday at Cascade Creek Retreat How to nominate a deserved nominee 1 Go to www cascadecreekretreat co nz contact map and enter your details on the contact form 2 In the subject line please put Gift a Getaway nomination 2016 3 In the message box please enter your nomination for who deserves this luxurious getaway detailing WHY they deserve it and remembering to include their name and contact details as well as your own At the end of April once all the nominations are in we will contact both the nominee and the nominator to advise them of the successful referral and then will liaise with the successful nominee regarding a convenient time for them to take their Weekend Getaway Please do not be disappointed if your nominee was not successful this year we at

    Original URL path: http://www.cascadecreekretreat.co.nz/gift-a-getaway/ (2016-04-30)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Plant a tree programme | Cascade Creek Retreat | Otago | New Zealand
    and maintenance of the native trees near Cascade Creek Retreat or to commemorate a special event which they are celebrating during their stay at Cascade Creek Retreat such as a marriage proposal and engagement birthday honeymoon wedding day etc our guests cherish the opportunity to be able to engage themselves in this initiative and make a real difference during their time here The establishment and support of this programme ensures the precious native trees are looked after maintained and well established to enhance the growth of further seedlings and prospective native trees in the future As well as the benefit for the trees and native bush eco system and environment this programme allows the native birds such as Kereru Tui Bellbirds of which there are many who live surrounding Cascade Creek Retreat to have a valuable food source and shelter and allow these beautiful species to flourish in this sustainable environment The planting of the trees ensures numerous benefits to the eco system surrounding Cascade Creek Retreat Grown from locally sourced seeds the replantation ensures the native bush continues to remain as natural as if it self seeded in the canopy itself Check our availability BOOK your holiday at Cascade Creek Retreat How the Plant a tree programme works At the time of your booking please indicate via email that you are interested in being a valuable part of this whole process We then send through to you a selection of our trees which we have available for you to choose which one you would like to plant during your stay There is a cost of 25 per tree which goes towards the maintenance and protection of the tree over the next 3 4 years see below for a more detailed description of this Guests can choose from any of

    Original URL path: http://www.cascadecreekretreat.co.nz/plant-a-tree-programme/ (2016-04-30)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Project Kereru | Cascade Creek Retreat | Otago | New Zealand
    cohesive experience around the Retreat returning some of the farmland to its natural state Over the past five years different areas of the property have been identified and the best use for that area has been established The protection of a number of areas of native bush that has significant biodiversity and scenic value with the diverse birdlife as well as rivers streams and numerous native trees and plants such as century old Totara Kahikatea Rimu and Matai has led to our relationship with Nic Hurring who runs Project Kereru in Dunedin The continuation of the native plantings around the Cascade Creek Retreat have improved food sources for native birds all year round With many kereru on the property the relationship that has been established has ensured a safe and natural environment for Kereru to be released into near the Retreat and also ensures there will be Kereru for future generations to enjoy Check our availability BOOK your holiday at Cascade Creek Retreat An example of the work that is done is when a kereru was found that had been attacked by one of the native falcons so we at Cascade Creek Retreat took it to Nic at Project Kereru

    Original URL path: http://www.cascadecreekretreat.co.nz/project-kereru/ (2016-04-30)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Media & Links
    DOC The Department of Conservation DOC site has information about the protection of New Zealand s natural and historic heritage how and where you can enjoy public conservation places and how to get involved in conservation as well as many wonderful walks and tracks to explore throughout NZ and information on these Natural Log Homes A NZ company based in Geraldine Natural Log Homes was where Cascade Creek Retreat first started All of their custom log homes are built from natural logs and all logs are fully scribe fitted to each other All log home shells are handmade and the notches and grooves are scribed and cut by craftsmen not by machines That s why they call themselves Natural Log Homes Our homes are 100 natural and made by hand Pukerau Nursery Pukerau Nursery is recognised as one of the principal growers of native plants for shelter revegetation and landscaping in the lower South Island Owner operator Arne Cleland has specialised in growing native plants for over 30 years thus acquiring an extensive knowledge of the right plant for the right place A large promoter of Eco Sourcing we at Cascade Creek Retreat work closely with Pukerau Nursery to ensure we are collecting from our own habitat and growing these to be placed back in their true home the backyard of Cascade Creek Retreat Check our availability BOOK your holiday at Cascade Creek Retreat Tourism NZ The Tourism New Zealand website newzealand com is the official tourism website for New Zealand It features information that is relevant to travellers who are thinking about and actively planning a visit to New Zealand Through this site you will be able to learn about the diversity of what New Zealand has to offer and how to make their visit a fantastic experience It

    Original URL path: http://www.cascadecreekretreat.co.nz/media-links/ (2016-04-30)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Dunedin lodge, South Island accommodation, romantic
    come up the river to spawn or go eeling Bring your horse or mountain bike and ride various farm tracks local roads and hills Relax in the cosy yet luxurious log cabin in front of the large open fire or sit out on the large deck overlooking the natural wonders of Otago New Zealand Take a stroll over the farm land past streams and ponds Spot the geese and paradise ducks or listen to the frogs singing on your way Check our availability BOOK your holiday at Cascade Creek Retreat Treat yourself to a unique experience by relaxing in our private outdoor instant hot water bath set overlooking native bush taking in the magical view with a glass of local wine Order a gourmet basket of food when you book and it will be there for you ready when you arrive You can savour the delicious wholesome meals using fresh produce from the local area Fitted with a menu and instructions on how to cook it all it is self catering made easy so you can concentrate on your holiday at our cosy lodge Enjoy your own Dinner In experience Sit on the deck overlooking the beautiful valley or sip wine in front of the roaring fire while your own personal Chef serves you a delicious Entrée Main and Dessert in your very own log cabin retreat a unique and special experience Tackle one of the local day walks which provide some of Otago s most stunning scenery Use Cascade Creek Retreat as a base and get picked up or dropped off at the Otago Rail Trail start in Clyde or the Clutha Gold Trail start in Lawrence Take a day trip to the Catlins try surfing or kayak to spot the yellow eyed penguins and playful seals Enjoy a

    Original URL path: http://www.cascadecreekretreat.co.nz/things-to-do/ (2016-04-30)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Accommodation Otago, Dunedin bed and breakfast, Honeymoon getaway
    characters above Check our availability BOOK your holiday at Cascade Creek Retreat Don t miss out on this unique NZ getaway in Otago Experience superior comfort peace and quiet in the natural surroundings of the beautiful Otago region when you stay at our self contained log cabin Just 10 minutes off the Southern Scenic Route and the small town of Milton it is the perfect base for seeing the many

    Original URL path: http://www.cascadecreekretreat.co.nz/contact-map/ (2016-04-30)
    Open archived version from archive