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Old house, Takaka valley, Golden Bay, New Zealand. Pit-sawn green totara house of Joshua Newport and (Elizabeth) Ellen Polglase.

Eight Beautiful Ranch Estates On the Market

The property includes historic farm buildings, though some are in disrepair. Panoramic views of the nearby Wakatipu Basin and the surrounding mountains, which offer skiing hot spots, make the location an ideal escape.Contact: New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty, 011-64-3450-0483

The Gables, New Plymouth The Gables in New Plymouth's Brookland's Park was one of four colonial hospitals Governor George Grey commissioned in the late 1840s for poor Māori and Pākehā patients. By 1900 all but the New Plymouth one had been demolished, but it had fallen into disuse and its future was uncertain. In 1903 the local preservation society campaigned to retain the building on historical grounds, perhaps the first public campaign to save a Pākehā building

North Island, New Zealand. The Castle Point Lighthouse is a lighthouse near the village of Castlepoint in the Wellington Region of the North Island of New Zealand. It is owned and operated by Maritime New Zealand.The light was fully automated in 1988 and is now managed from a central control room in Wellington. Completed on 12 January 1913, it was one of the last manned lights built in New Zealand, but was fully automated in 1988. it is not open to the public