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The Awards Programme celebrates excellence in hospitality in the bed and breakfast and hosted accommodation sector.  They provide a benchmark of excellence and inspiration to other bed and breakfast hosts along with showcasing the best of New Zealand hospitality within the B&B accommodation sector.  Rayma Jenkins, President, said “the Awards honour, recognise, encourage and reward our members who are the very best bed and breakfast properties in New Zealand.”

Bed & Breakfast Association New Zealand and Vision Insurance are pleased to announce

Bellbird Lodge, Kaiteriteri, owned by Anthea & Brian Harvey, has been awarded the 2019 Supreme B&B Business of the Year.  


Bellbird Lodge Presentation


2019 Emerging B&B Business of the Year Award Winner: 

Acacia Heights Gardens, Taupo, owned by Heather & David Bridson.


2019 B&B Host of the Year Award Winner

Morepork Riverside Lodge, Paihia, Barb & Paul Linton



Supreme B&B Business of the Year 1st Runner Up – Whakaipo Lodge, Taupo

Supreme B&B Business of the Year 2nd Runner Up – Morepork Riverside Lodge, Paihia

Emerging B&B Business of the Year Highly Commended – Willows Green, Blenheim



Latest Blogs ...


Musings of a Kiwi Traveller

Posted on Bed & Breakfast Association. Bed & Breakfast Association


The little things that matter. Rayma Jenkins President, August 2019 Having just returned from a wonderful holiday it is opportune to reflect on the things that made our stay in inns and hotels comfortable and at the risk of seeming negative – the things I wished were there. Givens are cleanliness and comfort, but what I really apprec... Keep Reading

Thu 08 Aug 2019, 12:41 pm


Providing Social Proof

Posted on Bed & Breakfast Association. Bed & Breakfast Association


Providing Social Proof Donna Brooke July 2019 Social proof can have a huge effect on building trust, because it taps into that fuzzy human logic that drives associative reasoning, including the fear of missing out (FOMO).  Guests book bed and breakfasts based on the reviews they read, they try new restaurants based on how many people ... Keep Reading

Mon 15 Jul 2019, 06:10 pm

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