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Peppers Parehua Martinborough Olive Harvest Festival Lunch

Peppers Parehua Martinborough Hosts Olive Harvest Festival Leisurely Lunch

29 May 2014: Luxury retreat, Peppers Parehua Martinborough is hosting a Leisurely Lunch in its Pavilion Restaurant as part of next month’s annual local Olive Harvest Festival.

Teaming up with local olive producers Brodie Estate Olive Grove, the lunch will have a distinct olive flavour throughout its Provincial South Wairarapa menu created by Peppers Parehua head chef Bram Ellis.

The two-day Olive Harvest Festival on June 28 & 29 will be a 'gastronomic affair' with each participating grove inviting festival goers to share their special environment, personality and activities, at their own pace where they can have first hand experience at picking olives, watching an olive press in action and sampling local olive oils.

Book a festival ticket and enjoy a three-course olive themed lunch at the Pavillion Restaurant at Peppers Parehua. Stay overnight in a luxurious cottage (28 - 29 June 2014) from $264* per couple including full cooked provincial styled breakfast. Purchase festival tickets at martinborougholivefestival.co.nz to book Peppers Parehua accommodation phone 06-306-8405 or visit www.peppers.co.nz/parehua

Peppers Parehua General Manager Simon Tocker says, "We’re very excited to be a part of the annual Olive Harvest Festival which is growing year on year. The region's olive oil is outstanding, so it's timely that 'all things olive oil' are celebrated traditionally, at the time of the annual harvest.”

Peppers Parehua is an hour's drive from Wellington nestled in the heart of the Wairarapa amongst rolling hills, sprawling gardens, vineyards and olive groves. The lodge offers a selection of suites and rooms, with its Pavilion Restaurant serving the finest seasonal local Wairarapa produce.

*Conditions apply, subject to availability. Block-out dates and minimum night stays apply. Rates are limited in availability and subject to change without notice. Valid for new bookings only, not valid for conference or group bookings. Inclusions are valid per booking. For full terms and conditions visit website for details.

ABOUT PEPPERS RETREATS, RESORTS & HOTELS

Peppers is Mantra Group’s luxury level brand of stylish accommodation. There are 28 Peppers properties in Australia and New Zealand in regional areas, leisure destinations and metropolitan locations ranging from boutique retreats, deluxe resorts and chic CBD apartments. There are eight Peppers properties in New Zealand in locations such as Christchurch, Queenstown, Northland, Lake Tekapo, Martinborough, Marlborough Sounds, with the first Peppers Resort in Fiji due to open late 2014. All offer a level of style and quality to meet the expectations of the most discerning traveller: www.peppers.co.nz

ABOUT MANTRA GROUP

Mantra Group is a leading manager and marketer of hotels and resorts in Australia and New Zealand. The Group owns and operates three well-known and trusted brands – Peppers, Mantra and BreakFree. With over 112 properties and 15,000 rooms under management, Mantra Group is the second largest accommodation operator within Australia. The Group is positioned to offer both leisure and business style accommodation ranging from self-contained apartments to luxury resorts and retreats. www.mantragroup.com.au

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