Phone (07) 867 3305
Mobile  021 803 293



in NZ dollars per night
including breakfast & extras

Paua Room/Tui Room
$130-$160 King room
with ensuite
Single -

NB We do not have
credit card facilities

Spacious Deck



Check in

Preferrably between 4-6pm if having evening meal We are flexible if you need to arrive outside these times, please let us know and we will do our best to fit in with your travel arrangements.

Check Out

10.30am unless prior notice.


Breakfast is included in the room rate for the King size rooms. We usually provide fruit juice, a selection of cereals & museli with fruit and yoghurt. Ian makes fantastic fluffy pancakes or Free range eggs of choice with bacon. If you have any more room toast with selection of homemade jams and marmalade. Dinner available on request as we are in the country 10km to the closest town $45 per person including NZ wine & beer.


228 North Road,
Mangatarata, RD 6, Mangatarata
Thames, New Zealand

Your Hosts:
 Ian and Linda Weight

Phone (07) 867 3305
021 803 293

wegdesign by
Dreamland Design




Escape the city to absolute country quiet overlooking native bush and feel exhilarated by the breathtaking views towards Coromandel. Expect to be pampered and rejuvenated from the moment you arrive. Feel the stresses melt away.

Enjoy fabulous fresh New Zealand food and wine, coffee to die for and choose Ian’s fluffy pancakes for breakfast. Stretch out on the kingsize bed and cuddle up with the softest feather duvets for the best night's sleep ever.

Be amazed by the Miranda seabirds or unwind with a game of golf. Gateway to deserted white sandy Coromandel beaches and Rotorua’s thermal wonderland. Only one hour south of Auckland International Airport. Take timeout, have heaps of fun. Your haven at Westwind will not disappoint.

Features & Attractions

  • enchanting bushwalk
  • mouthwatering breakfasts
  • friendly farm animals
  • alfresco dining
  • star-filled skies
  • woodturning workshop

BUSH WALK Allow enough time to take advantage of our fabulous bushwalk (approx 20-30 mins) beside the stream. Medium to easy for most people, sneakers adequate, boots available.

EXTRAS After dinner walk. Woodturning demonstration in Ian's workshop.


Other things to do
in our area

Shorebirds at Miranda :

Ngatea Water Gardens : Uniquely designed 5 acre water gardens with a wide variety of plants and water features. (Closed July & Christmas Day)

Hauraki Golf Club : State Highway 2, Equipment Hire available. Bottom of our road, 5 minutes drive.

more photos & guest comments

Rural Tranquillity

Full Country Breakfast

Paua Room

Tui Room

Enquiry & Booking Form
Date of Arrival
Date of Departure
Number of Adults:  Number of Children:
Paua Room
Tui Room

Leave this field empty:

Comments or Questions:

These form will be send to:


FROM THE NORTH : On leaving Auckland you will travel south on State Highway 1 (as far as the Thames/Coromandel turnoff to the east) : Go Past Bombay turnoff, Past Nikau/Ridge Rd Exit, Past Razorback Rd Exit Take Thames/Coromandel Peninsula Exit 477 onto State Highway 2. Travel 35km South/East on Highway 2 Take RH fork at next Thames/Coromandel intersection continue for 5km on Highway 2. At Matamata,Tirau/Tauranga turnoff go straight ahead for 100 metres on Highway 27. Turn right into North Road. Travel 2 km up North road to 228 (which is a rural fire no. ie 2.28 km from the main road) After 1 km you will be on a winding gravel road for 1 km and you will see our entrance (WESTWIND HOMESTAY). Ignore the small cottage on the right and come down the driveway to our house. If for some reason you miss our entrance the road is only 4 km to the top dead end so you can't get lost. Approx 1 hour south of Airport & One Tree Hill, Auckland City.

FROM THE SOUTH : Travel on State highway 27 from Tirau through Matamata, Waharoa pass by Morrinsville turnoff. Throught Patetonga, up into the hills past Kaihere School. Turn into North road at Native Tree Company cafe Golf course on RHS. Follow above directions to our house. Approximately 45 mins from Matamata.

FROM THAMES/COROMANDEL: Travel south from Thames, turn right at the Kopu roundabout go over bridge & head West on Hiway 25 through Pipiroa & Waitakaruru towards intersection of Hiway 25 & Hiway 2 (about 20 mins) At Tauranga/Matamata/Auckland Intersection turn left (south onto Highway 2) travel for 5km. Next intersection Tauranga/Matamata go staight ahead towards Matamata for 100metres at Native Tree Cafe turn Right into North Rd. Follow above directions to our house. Approximately 35 mins from Thames.

Find us on GOOGLE View Larger Map with directions