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Erika & Walter

Not only to escape from Germay’s cold winters we, Erika & Walter, decided to emigrate from Germany to NZ in May 1999. We always wanted to establish our own business in the field of catering & accommodation. And to be honest: where else could this goal be achieved as in one of the most adorable countries to imagine.

Well, and here we are: we’re very proud to offer you food and accommodation in one of the most beautiful places on planet earth in the heart of the world-famous Marlborough Sounds. We’d love to be your hosts at Te Rawa; we’re sure we have got both great food and rooms available for you. Knowing the area like the back of our hands we’re able to assist you planning your trips and give some advice what to do in this remarkable area.



Sam, the dog


Beside of being lazy all day long and enjoying the breath taking view from my place I also do some surveillance work. Not too much of course, every single person willing to pet me is really welcome.














Tom, the cat

Competing with Sam for who’s able to spend more time on relaxing and enjoying daily life you usually find me resting on the chair to recover myself from the work I’ve done (e.g. covering the long distances between the chair & food place). You are really welcome as well to pet me if you like.