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Pahai or Russell?

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Pahai or Russell?

We are visiting this area for 2 days and are debating between staying in Pahai or Russell. We are a couple in our mid 50s--we love beautiful scenery, good food and wine. We'll be flying into Kerikeri and renting a car...Paihai Beach hotel was recommended, but the reviews are very mixed.....we were thinking of a B and B with lovely sea views...


Whangarei, Northland
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for Auckland, Whangarei
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1. Re: Pahai or Russell?

Hi there

Overall, I think Russell has more charm and has some great B&B accommodation.

Russell is slightly harder to get to as you have to take the car ferry from Opua to get there, but its worth it.....

Have a look at Arcadia Lodge as a possible place to stay with great views.

Wellington, New...
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for Wellington, Bay of Islands
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2. Re: Pahai or Russell?

You are running two threads here on the same subject which already is proving awkward. In furture please ask your questions on only post per subject. We will get the threads. I have answered your question on the otrher thread which is sty in Paihia. You dont have enough time to waste commuting, no mateer how charming Russell is. So much to do so little time

Edited: 5:05 pm, February 03, 2013
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