Paradise Ocean Views

Tairua, New Zealand
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We are professional musicians (Conductor & Oboist). My husband John retired a few years ago from his position as Biology Professor at Waikato University. I am also a part-time Tennis Coach. We love living in Tairua, one of the great tourist

Home & location

Our home is a 2-level house, consisting of the upper and the lower apartment. Our animals and we live in the larger upper apartment and the lower apartment is sometimes rented out as an Airbnb. The house offers spectacular sea and sunset

  • House
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Beach
  • Countryside
  • Sitters need a car
  • Use of car included


We have two Samoyed/White Shepherd cross dogs and 2 Abyssinian cats. All four require feeding and some attention. Our 2 dogs, Stella & Blackie (mother & daughter) need to be taken for 2 large walks or more if you like. All animals sleep

Meet the pets

  • Stella

    8 years

  • Blackie

    4 years

  • Ali


    5 years

  • Lizzie

    2 years

Sitter feedback (4)


We enjoyed a meal and the company of Rita and John on the night before they left. Rita left comprehensive details on house and feeding of Stella, Blackie

Stayed · 20 Nov - 23 Nov 2020
Joy & Lisa

We had an awesome time with Stella, Blackie, Ali and Evi. The dogs are super friendly and love to go for a walk or play. They are really well behaved and we

Stayed · 07 Apr - 20 Apr 2019

We had an amazing time sitting for Rita and John, in setting up the sit Rita was communicative, warm, and generous. We also fell in love with their dogs and

Stayed · 10 Nov - 12 Nov 2018

What a fantastic time we had in the home of Rita and John, caring for the most sensational pets...sadly, they didn't fit into our suitcases for onward travel

Stayed · 22 Jul - 26 Aug 2018

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