Josephine and Shane are the proud owners and operators. WE haves recently started as a home stay. Previous to this, we operated as a private boarding home for long term stay. The name of our place is the Maori name for one of New Zealand's native birds which fly around and are seen every now and then. This is how we see our guests, the fact that we only see them every now and then or may never see them again. Our place was built in 1861 and first lived in 1869, one of Invercargill's oldest homes. We have, 1 twin k/single room, 2 double with q/bed, 1 double room with d/bed, 2 bathrooms, full kitchen, lounge, heat up room and laundry, free parking, free wifi, sky tv, vending snack machine,,, A lite buffet continental breakfast is included in every stay. Check in =2pm (Please let me know if different time after this) Check out is 10am Payment can be made in cash on arrival or on-line banking. We do not have credit card facilities. If you wish to pay prior to your arrival, Please advise this.