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New You, Fall 2014
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Mocktail Hour
BBC Travel Online, 22 May
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Hunting Possums- and Ecological Balance- in New Zealand
Celebrated Living, Summer 2014
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Readers Choice Platinum List

Robb Report, May 2014
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The World’s Top 100 Resorts
Indagare, Yearbook Edition
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'12 days in New Zealand'

Robb Report, February 2014
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10 Ultimate Adventures
Morning Clam, 2013
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Kauri Cliffs Special Destination Feature

The Knot, Winter 2014
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Over-the-top Honeymoons
Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles, November 2013
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A trio of luxury resorts shows off three different sides of New Zealand’s majestic terrain
Golf Escapes, Summer 2013
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This is one of the most wickedly constructed courses in the Southern Hemisphere...

Westlake Magazine, November 2013
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“Dream Trips for Dream Gifts”
Kauri Cliffs named #1 in Conde Nast Traveler’s 2013 Reader’s Choice Awards Top 100 Hotels in the World
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Conde Nast Traveler’s 2013 Reader’s Choice Awards Top 100 Hotels in the World
The Northern Advocate, October 2013
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Kauri Cliffs ranks top course in NZ

The Improper Bostonian, September 2013
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Living Large, Hobbit-style
The Andrew Harper 2013 Reader’s Choice Awards
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Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report, 2013 Reader Survey Results

Indagare, Fall 2013
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Unforgettable New Zealand
Conde Nast Traveler
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New Zealand: Big Thrills, Local Legends.
Global Black Book
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Travel + Leisure 2013 World’s Best Awards, July 2013
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Travel + Leisure announced that their readers voted The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs the Top Resort in Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific in the Travel + Leisure 2013 World’s Best Awards survey; Kauri Cliffs is also among the Top 10 Hotels overall on the survey, ranked at #5.
Artful Living
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Tiger Tour is a two-island golfing extravaganza at Kauri Cliffs and Cape Kidnappers combined with a stay at Matakauri Lodge.

Travel + Leisure - 13.6
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The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs is named in Travel + Leisure’s June Issue as one of the best service hotels of 2013
Aspen magazine
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My Own Private Vineyard
Gold Coast
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6 Top Summer Spots

NZs Top 5 Ultra-Luxe Lodges on Fodors
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Kauri Cliffs is pleased to be named in Fodor’s list of Ultra-Luxe Lodges as having Best On-Site Diversions
Bunkershot.com
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On a golf course better known for its lofty world ranking and 5-star accommodations, Tiger the Goat has impressed staff and guests of Kauri Cliffs Golf Club
Celebrated Living, Reader's Choice Awards, Summer 2013
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Reader’s Choice Awards Platinum Hotels List: Top 10 Australia/New Zealand South Pacific

Golf Digest China
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Kauri Cliffs and Cape Kidnappers courses are proud to feature in Golf Digest China
Condé Nast Traveler’s Reader’s Choice Awards
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The 35 Best Island Resorts for Food’ with perfect score of 100.
Shear Golfing Pleasure
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A Real Cliffhanger Steeped in class, Kauri Cliffs is the ultimate risk-vs-reward course in Northland, NZ.

Avid Golfer
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The holes reveal themselves slowly, pausing at a crest here or a turn there so you can catch your breath and maybe snap a picture or two.
Tiger Tour, Hudson Mod 3.13
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Now this is how one should explore one of the world’s most breathtaking countries in five-star style: Hello, Tiger Tour.
Kauri Cliffs received in Tatler magazine’s “Travel Guide 2013.”
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Kauri Cliffs received in Tatler magazine’s “Travel Guide 2013.”

Conde Nast Traveler 2013 Gold List, January 2013
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The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs has been named to Condé Nast Traveler’s 2013 Gold List, a catalog of the world’s best places to stay.

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Tatler Travel Guide 2013
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features Kauri Cliffs 101 Best Hotels in the World
Town & Country Weddings, Fall – Winter 2012
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Mentions The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs

Conde Nast Traveller UK October 2012
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Kauri Cliffs recognized in Conde Nast Travellers Top 100 Hotels

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Travel + Leisure, January 2012
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Features Kauri Cliffs as Number 1 in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. Click here to download the Travel + Leisure article.

Conde Nast Traveler USA – Reader’s Choice Awards, November 2011
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Kauri Cliffs rated as the Number 1 Resort in Oceania and Number 6 in the World
Golf Magazine France
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September 2011

Golf Magazine France
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September 2011
Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards, August 2011
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Kauri Cliffs rated Number 1 in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. Listed Number 11 in the World.

Andrew Harper Hideaway Report May 2011
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Andrew Harper Hideaway Report May 2011
3rd Best hotel in the world by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler: 2010 Readers' Choice Awards
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We are very excited to share the news that Kauri Cliffs Lodge has been selected as the 3rd Best hotel in the world by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler: 2010 Readers' Choice Awards
Mindfood Magazine
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August 2010

Travel + Leisure Magazine June 2010
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World’s Best Service Awards – The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs rated #1 in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific
Todays Golfer Magazine (UK) ranks Kauri Cliffs #58 in Worlds Top 100 Golf Courses.
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Todays Golfer Magazine (UK) ranks Kauri Cliffs #58 in Worlds Top 100 Golf Courses.
Travel+Leisure (South Asia) Magazine "T+L 500 World's Best Hotels" January 2010
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The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs ranked #1 in New Zealand and the South Pacific with a score of 93.75...

Ralph Lauren Magazine - Golf on the Edge
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Savvy Golfers are heading down under to New Zealand for an above-par putting experience...
Grazia – Australia, Hotel Couture, Jan 2010
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Ever wondered how the rich and famous do a NZ minibreak? Anita Quigley gets a taste…
Elite Traveller - 14 Days in New Zealand Jan 2010
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A hand-tailored New Zealand itinerary by Jet, Chopper and limo not only puts you in the most luxurious accommodations, but also delivers a host of unique activities... By Margie Goldsmith

Travel + Leisure, World’s Top 50 Hotels - January 2010
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The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs ranked #17 with a score of 93.7
Condé Nast Traveller UK - January 2010
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Kauri Cliffs – Best food in 2010 Gold List, Australasia & South Pacific
Caviar Affair - Winter 2010
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Hide & Seek - Exquisite private lodges house adventure seekers down under. - The sheep may outnumber people four-to-one, but New Zealand remains an alchemy of dramatic scenery and rich culture...

Golf Vacations
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October 2009 Issue
Golf Magazine
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50th Anniversary Issue

Golf Magazine (50th Anniversary Issue) Ranked Cape Kidnappers 4th Greatest Golf Course in the World, and sister property Kauri Cliffs ranked 18th Greatest Golf Course.
Cliff Notes
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November 2009

News and views from Kauri Cliffs and Cape Kidnappers; including the announcement of The Kiwi Challenge 2009, successes in the World’s Best Awards by Travel + Leisure...

World’s Best Awards – Resort Hotels
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2009

Kauri Cliffs and along with our sister property Cape Kidnappers topped the "World’s Best Awards" Voted by distinguish Travel & Leisure magazine readers - USA...
Luxury Travel & Style Magazine
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July 2009

Australians are fortunate to have some of the world’s finest golf courses within easy reach… If it’s a golfing challenge you’re after, or memorable on-course accommodation...

Golf Digest
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April 2009

Kauri Cliffs is placed 25th in the Top 100 Courses in the World for 2009-2010 by the prestigious publication – Golf Digest. Golf Digest’s rankings are the most respected...
Australian Bride Magazine
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March 2009

Australian Bride recommends Kauri Cliffs and Cape Kidnappers as beach honeymoon destinations that are sure to be memorable.
Luxury Travel Magazine
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January 2009

Kauri Cliffs Golf & Spa Resort has been ranked one of the "Best Overseas Boutique Property" and along with our sister property Cape Kidnappers is ranked one of the...

Architectural Digest
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December 2008
Golf Magazine
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December 2008
Inaugural Kiwi Challenge
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October 27-28 2008

Adam Scott, Anthony Kim, Brandt Snedeker and Hunter Mahan at Kauri Cliffs and Cape Kidnappers

Spa Life New Zealand Cliff Top Luxury
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September 2008

"I first heard about how wonderful the Kauri Cliffs Resort and Spa is from a friend who worked for three years on the Lord of the Rings movie trilogy, so it was with great..."
Luxury Hotels
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September 2008

Vote For The Greens
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July 2008

The Australian
New Zealand's Leading Golf Resort
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June 2008

World Travel Awards

Luxury Resorts Robb Report
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June 2008

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Toronto Star
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May 2008

"North Island resort courses earn ranking among world's best"
Driven to distraction
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April 2008

Sue Wallace, Sydney Morning Herald

Luxury Spa Finder
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November - December 2007

Spas We Love- Signature Suite Kauri Cliffs
Golf Vacation Insider
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December 2007

"The Best Single Course Golf Resort in the World"
Vogue
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November 2007

“Green Acres”

Golf Digest
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November 2007

“Golf Nirvana with Julian Robertson”
Travel & Leisure
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October 2007

World's Best Spa
Golf Driver Mag
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September 2007

The Lodge

Andrew Harper Hideaway Report
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September 2007

"The World's Best Hotels, Resorts and Hideaways - Top 20 International Hideaways Top 20 International Resorts"
The Gallivanter's Guide
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June 2007

“Tasting New Zealand's North Island”
Golf Digest
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March 2007

“Cape vs Pebble Beach”

“Top 100 Golf Courses Outside the United States - Cape Kidnappers Ranked 10th”

Golf Connoisseur
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November 2006

"New Zealand- The Next Great Playground"
Andrew Harper Hideaway Report
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September 2006

"The World's Best Hotels, Resorts and Hideaways"

NZ Herald
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January 2006

"Campbell scores another notable birdie"
Travel + Leisure Golf
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January/February 2006

"One Man's Dream"
Cigar Aficionado
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December 2005

"In the Land of the Kiwis"

The Met Golfer
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December 2005 / January 2006

"up close - Up & Down Under"
Eye Magazine
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Spring 2005

"Kauri Cliffs - 5 Star"
Andrew Harper Hideaway Report
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September 2005

"The World's Best Hotels, Resorts and Hideaways"

Golf Magazine
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September 2005

"Top 100 Courses in the World - Kauri Cliffs - number 58"
Gourmet Traveller
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July 2005

"Winter Haven"
Luxury Golf and Travel
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July 2005

"Bloody Spectacular"

New Zealand Weddings
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June 2005

"Northland Nuptials"
The Golf Insider
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April/May 2005

"Spotlight on Hawke's Bay, New Zealand"
Andrew Harper Hideaway Report
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September 2004

"The World's Best Hotels"

Score Golf Magazine
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July 2004

“Zeal for Golf”
Travel + Leisure Golf
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May/June 2004

“The Hot List”
Weekend Australian
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15 May 2004

“Kiwis of Kerikeri”

Holidays for Couples
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Autumn/Winter 2004

“NZ Golf”
NZ Golf Update
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January 2004

“Cape Course Kidnaps Imagination”
Golf Digest
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November 2003

“To the Ends of the Earth”

“We rank the Best Courses in 100 Nations”

Andrew Harper Hideaway Report
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September 2003

"The World's Best Hotels"
Golf Magazine
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September 2003

"Top 100 Courses in the World"
Golf Magazine
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May 2003

"KAURI CLIFFS LODGE AND GOLF COUSE Matauri Bay, New Zealand"

Cigar Aficianado
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May 2003

"Kauri Cliffs, Kerikeri, New Zealand Blue Shield;"
Andrew Harper Hideaway Report
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May 2003

New Zealand Trip Planning Special
"The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs"
The Cut Magazine
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"What a Wonderful World"

The Weekend Australian
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April 19-20 2003
Investor's Business Daily
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April 9 2003

"Splendor In the grass, Lodgings At these Golf Courses"
Golfer World
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Mar/April 2003

“A magnificent Golf Course”

LINKS The Best of Golf
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"Golf at the Ends of the Earth"

March 2003
Hemispheres (United Airline)
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"Fairways & Greens - LODGE BROTHERS"

February 2003
Luxury Travel
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"NZ A State Of Luxury"

Autumn 2003

American Express Platinum Magazine
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"Golf Resorts Fairway to Heaven"

Autumn 2003
Tatler A&K Travel Guide 2003
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World's Best 101 Hotels
Golf Insider's Resort Close-up
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October/ November 2002

Conde Nast Traveler
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The Sixth Annual - 2002 Hot List: The year's 52 top new hotels
Sunday Mail
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ESCAPE
Steve Waddingham

"The Best Par None"
Fortune
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April 2002

Linkside Journal
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January 2002
Departures
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November 2001

"Tee time at the edge of the world"
Luxury Travel
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November 2001

Golf International
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September 2001

Kristin Ericson's Linkside Journal
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"Rejuvenating the Spirit" - (5 stars) The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs
Cuisine (www.cuisine.co.nz)
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fairway to heaven

The Cut (NZ)
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Field of dreams
Golf Digest
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January 2001 - Best New International Golf Course of 2001
Golf Magazine
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September 2000

Golf Style - Dynamic destination
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New Zealand's cliff-top vision
2002 Tatler Travel Guide Top 100 Hotels
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The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, New Zealand
Town & Country
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Betting on New Zealand

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The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs is located in the Bay of Islands, in the north island of New Zealand. This luxury 5 star boutique lodge is one of the most awarded luxury golf & spa resort hotels in New Zealand and set on 6,500 acres near Matauri bay, northland. The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs affords spectacular 180-degree views of the pacific ocean and is home to a par 72 PGA championship golf course designed and built by David Harman. Kauri Cliffs is also a member of Relais & Châteaux, an exclusive collection of the finest hotels and gourmet restaurants in the world. The Kauri Cliffs golf course has been home to The Kiwi Challenge PGA Golf Event and the course is currently ranked 18th Greatest Golf Course in the World by Golf Magazine's World Top 100 Course Ranking Panel who has compiled a list of the top 50 greatest golf courses of the last 50 years. Kauri Cliffs and along with our sister property Cape Kidnappers topped the "World’s Best Awards" in the top 15 Resorts in Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific as voted by distinguish Travel & Leisure Magazine readers - USA.
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