Holiday Home Snaps


Holiday Home Snaps

Thanks to all our members who entered our PSA Holiday Home Photo Competition over the summer.

The snaps from holiday home stays around the country show just how much fun and relaxation our PSA accommodation has to offer .

The winning photo of pooltime frollicking in Whitianga was taken by Counties Manukau DHB member Angela Bennett. She won a Logitech Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3 for her efforts.

Other winners received $100 discounts on their next holiday home bookings.

They were Caroline Dunn (Carters Beach);  Donna Healing (Ohakune); Jackie McCullough, Jade Manako, & Kate Mitcalfe (Rotorua); Kerry Siemonek & Kyssiah Duncan (Raumati); Sharon Chung (Nelson).

It was another highly successful summer season with our new accommodation in Whitianga and Mangawhai proving particularly popular.

Go to psa.org.nz/holiday-homes/ for more info.

Photos

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