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Departures, Sep 2014
Doing New Zealand Right
Boss, Summer 2014
Kia Ora - and Welcome to New Zealand
Fodors Travel (online)
World’s Most Luxurious Country Hotels
Luxury Travel Magazine, Winter 14
We Could be Royals
Sydney Morning Herald
Awesome Spot for a Regal Stop
Viva, The New Zealand Herald
Wine, Lapping up Luxury
BBC Travel Online, 22 May
Hunting Possums- and Ecological Balance- in New Zealand
Robb Report, May 2014
The World’s Top 100 Resort
Indagare, Yearbook Edition
'12 days in New Zealand'
Golfweek, February 2014
Golf Life, February 2014
Veranda.com, February 2014
The Ultimate Travel Guide to New Zealand
Robb Report, February 2014
10 Ultimate Adventures
Golf Travel, 2013
Cape Kidnappers - Top Resort
Morning Clam, 2013
Cape Kidnappers Special Destination Feature
Simply you Living, Summer 2013/14
As good as it gets
In Essence, Autumn/Winter 2013
The Cream of the Greens
The Knot, Winter 2014
Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles, November 2013
A trio of luxury resorts shows off three different sides of New Zealand’s majestic terrain
Westlake Magazine, November 2013
“Dream Trips for Dream Gifts”
Luxury Travel Magazine Australia
2013 Gold List Best Overseas Golf Resort
The Andrew Harper 2013 Reader’s Choice Awards
Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report, 2013 Reader Survey Results
Condé Nast Traveller – The Gold List – January 2012
Cape Kidnappers listed as best for food in Australasia & South Pacific
Golf Course Management Magazine, February 2012
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The Improper Bostonian, September 2013
Living Large, Hobbit-style
Private Clubs, Fall 2013
Indagare, Fall 2013
Unforgettable New Zealand
National Geographic Traveler
The Traveler 50
100% pure pleasure! With a myriad of cultural and natural attractions, New Zealand possesses an undeniable allure
Global Black Book
Cape Kidnappers Feature
Paraiso y Golf en Nueva Zelandia
New Zealand 2 Ways
Tiger Tour is a two-island golfing extravaganza at Kauri Cliffs and Cape Kidnappers combined with a stay at Matakauri Lodge.
Any avid collector of golfing experiences should reach into their pocket and make the trip to the luxurious Farm at Cape Kidnappers
My Own Private Vineyard
6 Top Summer Spots
Cast Your Line in New Zealand
Reader’s Choice Awards #1 of Top 20 International Golf Courses
Golf Digest China
Kauri Cliffs and Cape Kidnappers courses are proud to feature in Golf Digest China
Westlake Magazine 13.5
Check out The Farm at Cape Kidnappers in New Zealand’s Hawke’s Bay wine region, which blends posh living with great adventures for everyone in breathtaking surroundings.
Tiger Tour, Hudson Mod 3.13
Now this is how one should explore one of the world’s most breathtaking countries in five-star style: Hello, Tiger Tour.
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
Brides Magazine - Winter Honeymoon Destination - April 2011
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Cape Kidnappers features on Inside Golf
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Cape Kidnappers and Kauri Cliffs Continue to Move Up the Golf Digest World Rankings
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Condé Nast Traveller UK features Cape Kidnappers – April 2012 Issue
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Golf Resorts, Top of the World
Featuring The Farm at Cape Kidnappers.
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Condé Nast Traveller UK, January 2012
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Robb Report, January 2012
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Villas & Golfe Magazine features Cape Kidnappers, March 2012
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Wall Street Journal, January 2012
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AFAR Nov/Dec 2011
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A Twitter by Miranda Kerr at The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, December 2011.
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Golf Magazine France
Golf Magazine France
Gayot.com Top 10 Resorts
Gayot.com features Cape Kidnappers in the Top 10 Golf Resorts in the World!
Andrew Harper Hideaway Report May 2011
Andrew Harper Hideaway Report May 2011
Simply You Summer 2010/2011 Issue
A Kiwi Classic
Sports & Style Magazine
The course on New Zealand's North Island will test the best
Food & Travel After Hours - October 2010
Food & Travel After Hours - October 2010, Rick Stein Interview
Travel + Leisure Magazine June 2010
World’s Best Service Awards - The Farm at Cape Kidnappers rated #2 in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific
Todays Golfer Magazine (UK) ranks Cape Kidnappers #24 in World Top 100 Golf Courses.
Todays Golfer Magazine (UK) ranks Cape Kidnappers #24 in World Top 100 Golf Courses.
Gourmet Traveller Wine Article
Gourmet Traveller Wine Article June/July 2010
Travel+Leisure (South Asia) Magazine "T+L 500 World's Best Hotels" January 2010
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers ranked #2 in New Zealand and the South Pacific with a score of 93.33...
Golfstyle Magazine – Feb 2010 issue
Cape Kidnappers in New Zealand's Hawke's Bay region offers a great experience of playing golf amidst a stunning setting on the edge of the Pacific...
Ralph Lauren Magazine - Golf on the Edge
Savvy Golfers are heading down under to New Zealand for an above-par putting experience...
Australia & New Zealand Winter Special - February 1, 2010
In recognition of the all year round local support of our Australian & New Zealand residences, once again, Jay Robertson III, Managing Director of Cape Kidnappers & Kauri Cliffs has announced...
Grazia – Australia, Hotel Couture, Jan 2010
Ever wondered how the rich and famous do a NZ minibreak? Anita Quigley gets a taste…
Elite Traveller - 14 Days in New Zealand
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 from wilderness fishing...
Travel + Leisure - World’s Top 50 Hotels
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers ranked #22 with a score of 93.3 in this years Travel + Leisure, World’s Top 50 Hotels. Luxury and value can coexist, as Travel + Leisure learns in their ranking...
Caviar Affair - Hide and Seek – New Zealand
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.
Wall Street Journal - Club Class
Last year’s deep discounting has created a new breed of travellers. They expect good deals and exotic experiences, all at the last minute. And they want it bespoke…
The Age - New Zealand’s Best
What do you give the person who has everything? Perhaps the Kiwi accommodation package 3xFabulous would make a nifty present to pop under the Christmas tree…
Herald Sun – Australia - Country Luxury on the Cape
Tee off amid farmland on the fringes of Hawkes Bay, writes TV personality Deborah Hutton. “I might not be a fine golfer but I do love the game and Cape Kidnappers’ course has been voted...
The Kiwi Challenge - Anthony Kim Wins The Kiwi Challenge 2009
Anthony Kim beats Sean O’Hair on First Playoff Hole to Win. – Proud sponsors, Cape Kidnappers Golf Resort owner Julian Robertson and son Alex Robertson flank Kiwi Challenge champion Anthony Kim...
Hawke’s Bay Today - Mahan chilled for challenge
An interview The Kiwi Challenge defending champion Hunter Mahan with Wall Street tycoon Julian Robertson at the Cape Kidnappers Resort…
The Kiwi Challenge 2009 - Watch The 2009 Kiwi Challenge - Nov 14 & 15 on NBC Sports
If you cannot make it in person for The Kiwi Challenge 2009 at Cape Kidnappers in Hawke's Bay New Zealand, this November 11 & 12, then don't miss this exciting PGA Golf Challenge - Watch NBC Sports...
Cliff Notes - News & Events at Cape Kidnappers & Matakauri…
News & Events at Cape Kidnappers & Matakauri. Including details on The Kiwi Challenge 2009, Winter Food & Wine Weekends, New Winemaker at Te Awa, Sustainable Farm, New Pasty Chef, Recipes...
Dominion Post - From a Distant Kitchen
Ann Warnock meets a Shropshire lad, now a worldclass chef at Hawke’s Bay’s Cape Kidnappers Lodge. - While he relishes the fresh ingredients he is able to source for his guests...
GolfChannel.com - Doak pays a visit to Cape Kidnappers
In preparation for the Kiwi Challenge at Cape Kidnappers in New Zealand, golf course architect Tom Doak paid a visit recently to his award-winning course. Despite opening barely five years ago...
Cybergolf.com - Doak Discusses Cape Kidnappers
"You'll never play golf like this anywhere else," Doak added. "Our goal was to create interesting holes you wouldn't find anywhere else and that wasn't hard to do at Cape Kidnappers...
The Golf Book - by Sports Illustrated a winner
They say don't judge a book by its cover. Yet that old adage doesn't apply with Sports Illustrated: The Golf Book. Its cover is a beautiful montage of the game's greatest players...
The New Zealand Herald - Que syrah, shiraz
The Great Shiraz Challenge takes place on October 24 and sees Halliday lining up five examples of Australian shiraz from Yarra Valley and Mornington Peninsula to take on Bob Campbell's line-up...
Be Part of the Action - Tickets are now available
Be part of the action at this exciting international PGA Challenge Event being held at The Farm at Cape Kidnappers in Hawke’s Bay New Zealand 11-12 November 2009. Tickets are limited so get yours...
Golf Vacations - Kiwi Tigers
Cape Kidnappers – “Top of its game” – The Farm at Cape Kidnappers in Hawke’s Bay has been open for less the two years, yet its dramatic par-71 championship golf course designed by Tom Doak...
MiNDFOOD - Neil Perry talks to MiNDFOOD
During one of Cape Kidnappers Winter Gourmet Events, renowned celebrity chef Neil Perry chats on video to MiNDFOOD about what he likes most about Hawke’s Bay, why he prefers farmers markets...
2009 Kiwi Challenge - Defending Champ Mahan Heads List of Young Stars for Second Kiwi Challenge
Defending Champ Mahan Heads List of Young Stars for Second Kiwi Challenge - Four of the best young golfers on the PGA Tour will travel half-way around the world in mid-November, chasing a winner’s...
Condé Nast Traveller UK - The 12th Annual Readers' Travel Awards 2009
Cape Kidnappers was named in the top 20 best OVERSEAS LEISURE HOTELS - Australasia & the South Pacific in The Annual Readers Travel Awards by Condé Nast Traveller UK.
Herald on Sunday - Caped Crusades
CAPE KIDNAPPERS is consistently ranked among the world’s best golfing resorts. No wonder I was so excited about this trip. And that probably explains the first red-faced moment...
Cuisine Magazine - Stein Way
In the 12 years I have been writing for Cuisine, never have I been so excited, so inspired and so pleasantly surprised than when I met my greatest food hero, chef Rick Stein.
Golf Magazine - The 50 Greatest Courses of the Last 50 Years
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 in the World...
Kauri Cliffs, Huka Lodge, Cape Kidnappers - 3 X Fabulous
Spend a total of nine nights at three of New Zealand’s finest lodges – Kauri Cliffs, Huka Lodge and The Farm at Cape Kidnappers. Follow the link to discover more about this special offer...
Travel & Leisure - World’s Best Awards - Resort Hotels
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers and along with our sister property Kauri Cliffs topped the “World’s Best Awards” by distinguish Travel & Leisure Magazine - USA. Our two properties came in first...
The Kiwi Challenge 2009 - PGA Challenge Event
Following the huge success of the 2008 Kiwi Challenge we are delighted to announce the 2009 Kiwi Challenge will be held at Cape Kidnappers on November 11th and 12th. Four sensational young players...
Luxury Travel & Style Magazine - Links and Lodgings
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, here we look at more...
Sunday Herald Sun Australia - TEE-RRIFIC
The first glimpse of the course as the car clears the pine forest and crests the hill is breathtaking. The postcard-perfect emerald hills give way to a series of jagged ridges that jut out like...
TVNZ - Rick Stein’s preforms his magic at The Farm at Cape Kidnappers…
“Rick Stein loves seafood and travels the world testing and tasting the best on offer. He's got TV shows, a cooking school, restaurants and just loves it. Over the weekend he flew into...
Dish - Down on the Farm
"From making tea in Shropshire to heading the kitchen at one of New Zealand's most exclusive lodges" - Victoria Wells meets the man whose job it is to keep the guests happy. Dish Magazine go behind...
Food and Wine - New Zealand's Great Wine Frontier
Cape Kidnappers – at The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, Dale Gartland combines Mediterranean and Asian flavours, as in this grouper with mustard dressing…
Golf Digest, The World’s Greatest Golf-Courses 2009-2010
Cape Kidnappers Golf Course is placed 13th in the Top 100 Golf Courses in the World for 2009-2010 by the prestigious publication – Golf Digest. Golf Digest’s rankings are the most respected...
Vanity Fair - Superfly Guys
“Kidnappers restaurants commands the same awesome outlooks as the rest of the place and gave us the best food we ate in New Zealand, all the more noteworthy since the lodge only had been open for...
The Ultimate Kiwi Escape Package - STAY 5 NIGHTS AND HAVE A 6TH NIGHT ON US!
“The Ultimate Kiwi Escape Package” now extended to October 2009. - STAY 5 NIGHTS AND HAVE A 6TH NIGHT ON US! Stay at the Award winning Relais & Châteaux Lodges at Kauri Cliffs & at Cape Kidnappers...
Bride Magazine - Life's a Beach
Cape Kidnappers is one of Hawke’s Bay’s most memorable natural attractions. The gannet reserve, which includes several nesting sites, contains the largest and most accessible mainland gannet...
NZ Sunday Star Times - Escape – Luxury Getaways
Interview with Neil Perry and his thoughts on New Zealand produce and highlight the exciting winter food and wine events happening at Cape Kidnappers & Kauri Cliffs…
Travel & Leisure Golf - The Life List
Travel and Leisure Golf “The Life List” – The Essential Experiences of the Perfect Golf Life - Cape Kidnappers achieves 5th placing in the world. Cape Kidnappers Golf Course is in great company...
Cliff Notes - March 2009 Newsletter
News and views from Kauri Cliffs and Cape Kidnappers, including the new Kiwi Discovery Walks now part of the Cape Kidnappers Guest Activity Program along with recent awards, accolades...
Condé Nast Traveller UK - The Ultimate Guide of Where to Stay in New Zealand 2009
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, further south in the renowned Hawke's Bay wine region, will surely become known as a super-luxury lodge with the world's 27th-best golf course attached...
Cape Kidnappers & Kauri Cliffs - 2009 Special Winter Events
Special 2009 Winter Events - don’t miss these excellent winter events with celebrity winemakers, wine aficionado and famous chefs. This years programme include wine makers; Dr. Neil McCallum...
New Zealand’s Most Interesting Golf Courses - NZ Sunday Star Times
“Most Acclaimed Course” – Cape Kidnappers Golf Course is named the “Most Acclaimed Course as named by New Zealand’s Sunday Star Times. In their Drive Time article – A Tour of New Zealand’s Most...
Australian Winter Special - Cape Kidnappers Golf & Spa Resort
Staying at a 5 Star Luxury Lodge has never been so affordable! Cape Kidnappers & Kauri Cliffs announces their 2009 Special Winter Package exclusively for all Australian Residences...
New Zealand Winter Special - Cape Kidnappers Golf & Spa Resort
Staying at a 5 Star Luxury Lodge has never been so affordable! Cape Kidnappers & Kauri Cliffs announces their 2009 Special Winter Package exclusively for all New Zealand Residences...
Kiwi Collection - 2009
Cape Kidnappers - 5 Star Spa & Golf Resort in Hawkes Bay, North Island New Zealand is proud to a member of the exclusive Kiwi Collection 2009.
Tatler Travel Guide 2009 - 101 Best Hotels 2009
Cape Kidnappers Ranked among the best 'Far-out adventures' hotels in the Tatler Travel Guide Tatler Travel Awards - 101 Best Hotels 2009
Harper's Bazaar UK - The World’s Most Glamorous Hotels 2009
Harper’s Bazaar (UK) Travel Guide - The World’s Most Glamorous Hotels, Hideaways, Villas and Lodges - Dream Destinations, 2009 – The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, Hakes Bay, North Island, New Zealand.
Luxury Travel & Style Magazine - Best Overseas Golf Resorts Award 2009
Cape Kidnappers and along with our sister property Kauri Cliffs have both been ranked in the Top 10 of the “Best Overseas Golf Resort” in the annual Gold List 2009 Awards published by Australian...
Tasmanian - The drive to a world-class New Zealand golf getaway tees you up for the game of your life...
The drive to a world-class New Zealand golf getaway tees you up for the game of your life, writes Phillip Heads from the Tasmanian Sunday Newspaer. NO MATTER how hard you try, the best drive at...
Condé Nast Traveller - The Gold List 2009 – Best Food
Condé Nast Traveller acknowledges THE FARM AT CAPE KIDNAPPERS, NEW ZEALAND in fifth annual Gold List 2009. - BEST FOOD. - X FACTOR - “Chef Dale Gartland's menu features local produce including...
Cape Kidnappers Special Offer - Pay 5 Stay 6 Package
STAY 5 NIGHTS AND HAVE A 6TH NIGHT ON US - Award winning Relais & Chateaux Lodges at Kauri Cliffs & The Farm at Cape Kidnappers invite you to take advantage of this truly special offer...
Architectural Digest - Inside Private Homes
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers and the Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, these two award winning 5 star Luxury Resorts that both come complete with internationally rated golf courses and world class spa...
Golf Magazine - Forget Europe—cross the other horizon and you’ll find some spectacular golf
There are few more majestic sites for a golf course than the 5,000-acre sheep station on the southeastern tip of the North Island that was handed to designer Tom Doak by Robertson in 2003...
Travel & Leisure – Southeast Asia - “It List” The Editors’ Choice Awards – Top 27 Best New Hotels in the World 2008
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers – Hawke’s Bay, North Island, New Zealand - Named in the Top 27 New Hotels in the World 2008 – The “It List” by the editors of Travel & Leisure November 2008...
Winestate - Hawke's Bay - Not your ordinary Farm
HAWKE'S Bay now has a world-class resort to match its stunning wines. The long-anticipated The Farm at Cape Kidnappers is now in full swing, offering luxury accommodation, a spa and a golf course...
Cable Television - The Kiwi Challenge International TV Broadcast Dates
International TV broadcast times for The Kiwi Challenge Golfing Event held at Kauri Cliffs and Cape Kidnappers luxury golf resorts in the north island of New Zealand. This international PGA golf...
Destinasain - Asia's Leading Travel Magazine - Best New Resorts in Asia Pacific
Asia’s leading travel magazine "Destinasain" lists Cape Kidnappers from Hawkes Bay in the North Island of New Zealand as one of the Best New Resorts in the Asia Pacific Region in their 2008...
New Zealand Luxury Lodge Cruise Packages - Cruise add-on Lodge Packages
Reflect on life’s journeys by booking a pre or post Luxury Lodge Cruise Package at New Zealand’s two most awarded luxury lodges in the north island of New Zealand – Cape Kidnappers and Kauri Cliffs...
PGA Golf - Online - Officially Sanctioned Kiwi Challenge Event
The inaugural Kiwi Challenge, is now an officially sanctioned event on the PGA TOUR's Challenge Events' season. - "We are pleased to officially add the Kiwi Challenge as one of the PGA TOUR's...
Travel & Leisure - Australia - Travel & Leisure Annual Report 2008
Australia - Travel & Leisure Annual Report 2008 - 100 Best Destinations & Discoveries lists Cape Kidnappers. "In a country that has well and truly perfected the art of the Luxury Lodge, Cape Kidnapper
The Daily Telegraph - UK - Cape Kidnappers Listed Top 10 Golf Courses of The World
The Daily Telegraph Newspaper from the United Kingdom has named Cape Kidnappers Golf Course - No.1 in "The World’s Top 10 Golf Courses" list surpassing Pebble Beach, Royal Melbourne, Royal County...
HARPER'S BAZAAR - BAZAAR Lifestyle - The Farm at Cape Kidnappers
The car climbs ever higher, twisting through sharp bends and steep grades bathed in the late-afternoon shadows from an endless canopy of stately redwoods and whispering pines.
TOWN & COUNTRY TRAVEL - Wild at Heart
New Zealand’s rugged landscape can inspire poetry in even the most jaded of men. And when traveling to the country’s pristine retreats with your daughter, you can’t help but become reflective.
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The Farm at Cape Kidnappers Luxury Lodge is an International Award Winning Luxury Golf Spa Resort, located on the breathtaking coastline of Hawkes Bay - The Wine Country - Situated in the North Island of New Zealand. This Boutique 5 Star Luxury Accommodation boasts an award winning Tom Doak designed Golf Course with Luxury Lodge Style Accommodation. As a Small Luxury Boutique Hotel we provide the finest international 5 star service, fine dining Restaurant, farm tours and much more.
Treat yourself and book the Owner's Cottage for a Luxury Accommodation experience at this International Relais & Châteaux Golf Spa Resort located only minutes from Napier Airport in the North Island of New Zealand. Voted - Top 30 New Hotels in the World - Travel & Leisure - It List for 2008 - UK Conde Nast Traveler - Top 100 Ultimate Escapes 2008 - Robb Report - 101 Best Suites in the World - Elite Traveler.
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