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17

Private room rental in Lincoln

Canterbury Region / Lincoln

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
A private family home with established garden in a very tranquil location, only minutes away from Christchurch city centre, Lincoln and Rolleston township. Fully furnished, offering 2 bedrooms, lounge, tv room, kitchen, laundry, private toilets, and spacious bathroom. O …see more

from $57 / night

$399 / week

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from $57 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Ski home to rent in Goldfield Heights

Queenstown / Goldfield Heights

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
Large luxurious 5 bed 3 bath home. Massive outdoor deck with spectacular views. Games room with table tennis, foosball table , play station and board games supplied. Free high speed wifi internet and Sky tv. You will find this house has everything you could possibly …see more

from $456 / night

$3,187 / week

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Queenstown ski home to rent.

Otago Region / Queenstown

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
This gorgeous, modern stone cottage is the perfect antidote to the stress of the big smoke. Its construction from traditional local building materials (including Otago stone and rimu) is complimented by all the stuff you'd expect in a modern home. All the bedrooms, th …see more

from $243 / night

$1,645 / week

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Vacation b&b in Nelson

Nelson-Tasman Region / Nelson

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 mi
  • Private garden
Situated in Golden Bay, North- west of Nelson ,we set up our Pottery studio and Gallery, ANATHOTH POTTERY on this 10 acre rural lifestyle block 31yrs ago. Now the family have flown the nest, we have opened our new purpose built BOUTIQUE B&B. It is an ideal romantic retr …see more

from $142 / night

$994 / week

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Omarama Vacation b&b rental

Canterbury Region / Omarama

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Dunstan Downs is a working high country merino sheep station ,situated in the heart of the South Island, 4hrs from Christchurch and 2 hrs from Queenstown. We are surrounded by wide open spaces, great walks, excellent fly fishing, 4x4 drives and horse trekkin …see more

from $200 / night

$1,400 / week

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Queenstown ski apartment to rent.

Otago Region / Queenstown

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Stylish modern chic one bedroom apartment. Private and secluded with stunning mountain views. Indoor outdoor flow .Snuggle up by the fire or relax on the large sun deck amongst the trees. All mod cons and a day bed for that extra guest. The ultimate escape from the hust …see more

from $114 / night

$727 / week

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from $114 / night

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Ski apartment to rent in Darfield

Canterbury Region / Darfield

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 60 mi
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
If you want a luxury getaway in quiet rural surrounds then River Retreat is for you. A delicious continental breakfast tray is provided and a super comfy bed. You can eat out or make your own meals in the fully equipped kitchen. We have 10 acres next to the river and …see more

from $96 / night

$482 - $804 / week

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Vacation home rental

Fiordland National Park / Te Anau

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Quick Breakdown • 2nd level deck and ground level patio with outdoor furniture. • Fully equipped + stocked kitchen • Extremely safe neighborhood • Onsite, secured parking for 1 vehicle • Onsite washer + dryer • 2 minute walk to town centre • 5 minute walk to the lakefr …see more

from $123 / night

$857 / week

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Vacation home in South Island

West Coast Region / Reefton

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
Fully restored by our local heritage group, this ex railway house is just beautiful inside and restored to a typical house of the 1940s. It sleeps 6 people (two rooms with a double bed, one room with a single bed and one single bed in the lounge). It is fully furnishe …see more

from $100 / night

$450 - $1,010 / week

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Picton Vacation apartment rental

Marlborough Region / Picton

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
Luxurious fully self-contained three-bedroom/two-bathroom apartment located right on Picton’s waterfront. A ccommodating up to 6 people in three queen beds, this spacious apartment offers a huge balcony with outdoor furniture from which you can soak up stunning views …see more

from $155 / night

$1,081 / week

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Ski home to rent in Queenstown

Otago Region / Queenstown

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Private sunny stylish modern 2 bedroom house with mountain views, fire place and outdoor spa. Snuggle up next to the fire or star gaze in the spa. All mod cons, everything you need and more. A quick five minute drive to town and a 15 minute drive to the ski field. The …see more

from $229 / night

$1,416 / week

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Vacation b&b in Moeraki

Otago Region / Moeraki

4 10 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Ask about children
  • Ask about pets
New owners, Leonie and Bruce, welcome you to Noah's Accommodation at Moeraki. Enjoy great hospitality, a fantastic view and comfortable self-contained accommodation. Situated only 3 hours' drive from Christchurch International Airport, Noah's is often the first night's …see more

from $371 / night

$2,593 / week

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from $371 / night

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Home accommodation in South Island

West Coast Region / Reefton

4 10 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
Welcome to our spacious 120 year old villa with wide verandas, high ceilings, and cosy log fire. You have the use of a modern kitchen and bathroom, and great outdoor living spaces. We are within walking distance to the main street 'Broadway', and close to all Reefton of …see more

from $115 / night

$689 - $1,332 / week

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Apartment rental in Akaroa

Canterbury Region / Akaroa

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Air conditioning
Akaroa Apartment - upstairs modern Queen bedroom fully self contained apartment. With a full bathroom – fully tiled shower – and bath with views. Architecturally designed to blend well in the historic precinct. Separate Queen bedroom, and open plan kitchen dining, livi …see more

from $199 / night

$1,207 / week

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(3) Very Good 

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Ski home to rent in Wanaka

Otago Region / Wanaka

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Ski
Fantail Cottage is perched on the lakefront of Lake Hawea * FREE to use Adult Kayaks & Mountain Bikes* FREE WIFI Internet * SKY TV Sports Channels, BBQ area, Sports Equipment - Set of Golf Clubs,Cricket/tennis gear,DVDs, books & children's boardgames. Ski fields 30min …see more

from $124 / night

$865 / week

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Picton Vacation apartment rental

Marlborough Region / Picton

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
This beautifully designed open-plan two-bedroom/two-bathroom apartment has top-quality furnishings and fabulous views of the marina and Marlborough Sounds. Spread over two floors it can comfortably accommodate up to 6 people (one queen bed, one king bed, and one sofa …see more

from $155 / night

$1,081 / week

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Waiau Vacation home rental

Canterbury Region / Waiau

3 7 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 70 mi
  • Child friendly
Kanuka lodge is one of the 2 Eco-chalets situated on a 5ha section in Mt Lyford. The north facing wide windowed front of the lodge captures the ever changing view of Mt Lyford. Whether you relax in the lounge or on your private patio, or look out of the window of your b …see more

from $147 / night

$568 - $892 / week

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Vacation apartment in Picton

Marlborough Region / Picton

2 7 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Luxurious self-contained open-plan apartment two-bedroom/two-bathroom that has been beautifully designed with top quality furnishings. Couple this with amazing views of the famous Marlborough Sounds and you’re onto a winner! Sleeping up to 7 people (3 queen beds & 1 …see more

from $153 / night

$1,071 / week

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Picton Vacation apartment rental

Marlborough Region / Picton

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
CBD located waterfront beach. Art Deco Themed Apartment located close to cafe's and bars. All marine tour departures accross road at Marina short walk to Interislander Ferry termiial, Blue bridge Ferry bus stops in front of Apartment. Sky TV Free Wi Fi . Full kitch …see more

from $140 / night

$980 / week

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Vacation b&b with golf nearby in Summer

Canterbury Region / Summer

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Private garden
You'll love our property as it has the sea directly across the road and the hills behind which offer great walks and views. Moncks Bay where we live is a short walk along the beach front to Redcliffs one way and Sumner Beach the other. There are numerous restaurants, ca …see more

from $90 / night

$567 - $987 / week

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Vacation home in Takaka

Golden Bay / Takaka

4 10 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Take time out and relax at our delightful, peaceful and private, fully furnished 3 bedroom+ house with valley views and hills beyond. Located in beautiful Takaka, Golden Bay - 1 hour 45 minutes from Nelson in the top of the South Island in New Zealand. French doors ope …see more

from $330 / night

$2,310 / week

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Vacation villa in Christchurch

Canterbury Region / Christchurch

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
This stunning architecturally designed 2 Bedroom townhouse is modern, central, and in a trendy part of the city centre. It has been furnished with luxury furniture and modern appliances. Conveniently located in one of Christchurch’s thriving hot-spots; Victoria Street …see more

from $166 / night

$1,162 / week

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Vacation cottage in Christchurch

Canterbury Region / Christchurch

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Private garden
The cottage is situated in the hills just 5 minutes from Waipara Village, in the heart of the Waipara wine growing region. It's cosy, rustic, TV-free, and fully self-contained, with kitchen, bathroom, laundry and one double bedroom. The cottage accommodates a couple in …see more

from $120 / night

$600 / week

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Wanaka ski home to rent.

Otago Region / Wanaka

4 6 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
Relax in this modern, comfortable home perfect for a family holiday, couples retreat or a stay with friends. Within walking distance to cafes, restaurants, shopping and lake activities. Stunning Wanaka has much to offer the vistor throughout the year from art galleries …see more

from $253 / night

$1,768 / week

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(19) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

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Cottage rental in Christchurch

Canterbury Region / Christchurch

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
This centrally located 3 bedroom character cottage has been totally rebuilt from the foundation up. A heat pump in the open plan living/dining area warms right through with the option of under-tile heating in the living/dining and bathroom areas if required. A lovely …see more

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from $143 / night

$1,000 - $1,540 / week

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Vacation studio in Moeraki

Otago Region / Moeraki

Studio 2 1 night min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
King Studio with full sea views settee, private bathroom, breakfast table, outside deck area, fridge, toaster and tea coffee making facilities. Tariff $170.00 NZ dollars per night. 1 Night surcharge may apply. All accommodation at Noah’s provides heating, electric blan …see more

from $132 / night

$919 / week

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(10) Very Good 

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Vacation converted chapel in Fox Glacier

Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) / Fox Glacier

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
The 61 year old former Douglas Memorial Presbyterian Church in Fox Glacier, on the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand, has recently been fully renovated and restored and is now reborn as luxury self contained holiday accommodation. Constructed of local riv …see more

from $228 / night

$1,278 / week

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Vacation apartment with golf nearby in Temuka

Canterbury Region / Temuka

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
This former historic Church Building enables you to see history and architecture while experiencing the luxury of good design. We offer two luxurious self contained apartments each with a separate bedroom, (one apartment has a double and a single in bedroom and the othe …see more

from $123 / night

$788 / week

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South Island Vacation home rental

Southland Region / Invercargill

3 8 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
This house is an original Bungalow Style building with added modern features which keep the charm of the past and the comforts of todays living. This place is close to walks, inner city, bakery, dairy, shops, pubs etc The house has a double garage and also a 4th bedroo …see more

from $128 / night

$895 / week

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Queenstown ski home to rent.

Otago Region / Queenstown

6 10 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
44 Panorama is a warm comfortable home with panoramic views overlooking Lake Wakatipu, The Remarkables and Walter Peak. In one of Queenstown’s top locations the house is a 10 minute walk or a 2 minute drive to the town centre. The house happily sleeps 10 people, with a …see more

from $233 / night

$1,630 - $4,454 / week

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from $233 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Ski apartment to rent in Queenstown

Otago Region / Queenstown

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
Sunny and secluded modern studio with stunning mountain views and all mod cons. Cosy and warm in a peaceful quiet location basking in year round all day sun. The perfect place to relax and unwind away from the hustle and bustle after exploring Queenstown delights. Enjo …see more

from $107 / night

$689 / week

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Vacation apartment in Christchurch

Canterbury Region / Christchurch

4 8 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
This beautiful architecturally designed apartment overlooks the trendy and active area of Christchurch called the "Innovation Precinct" and offers spectacular views of Central Christchurch. With space for up to 8 guests in 4 bedrooms, we believe it’s the ultimate locati …see more

from $275 / night

$1,925 / week

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Home rental in South Island

Fiordland National Park / Te Anau

4 9 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Davaar Country Holiday Home is a spacious, well equipped, warm and comfortable home set in a secluded private garden with an expansive lawn. Located in a magnificent rural setting with superb views of farmland and surrounding Fiordland Mountains on the main Queenstown t …see more

from $230 / night

$1,610 / week

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Lumsden Vacation home rental

Southland Region / Lumsden

4 6 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Rod and Wheel House offers very comfortable holiday accommodation in Lumsden - a friendly country town nestled within deer, sheep and dairy farms. Lumsden is situated on the lower part of South Island of New Zealand and is surrounded by aqua blue rivers and lakes set in …see more

from $147 / night

$811 - $1,567 / week

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Moeraki Vacation guest house rental

Otago Region / Moeraki

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Our family area offers a Queen Studio (queen bed) plus adjoining family room with (Queen Bed, King single and single if required) sleeps 5 – 6 people. The suite has a private courtyard, rural/mountain views, fridge, toaster, tea/coffee making facilities and private bath …see more

from $139 / night

$973 / week

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Vacation apartment in Picton

Marlborough Region / Picton

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
One of Picton’s best apartments! Enjoy stunning views of the marina and Marlborough Sounds from your private balcony, as well as the lounge/kitchen/dining area and master bedroom. Fully self-contained, this one-bedroom/one-bathroom apartment sleeps up to 2 people in …see more

from $134 / night

$938 / week

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(20) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

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Vacation b&b in Dunedin

Otago Region / Dunedin

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Escape the hustle and bustle of city life at Karaka Alpaca Farmstay, just 15min from Dunedin's CBD. Our 11 acre hobby farm has Alpaca's, horses, sheep and Buster the cat. You can look forward to modern amenities and peace and quiet at a budget price includin …see more

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from $86 / night

$568 / week

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Vacation cottage in Arrowtown

Otago Region / Arrowtown

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Private garden
Delightful spacious self-contained cottage in a private rural setting with wonderful views of Coronet Peak and The Remarkables mountains. Set well away from the main house for privacy, it sleeps 4 people in two bedrooms with its own garden and bbq area, sunny verandah, …see more

from $171 / night

$1,193 - $1,591 / week

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from $171 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Nelson

Nelson-Tasman Region / Nelson

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Adjacent to Nelson Cathedral, with private courtyard and garden. Close to cafés, galleries and restaurants. Great base for exploring and walking Nelson and environs. Apartment sleeps one couple (plus one other) in comfort. Fully equipped kitchen for self catering. Qu …see more

from $140 / night

$980 / week

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Vacation apartment in Christchurch

Canterbury Region / Christchurch

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
Located on the ground floor of the newly restored complex The Salisbury within a one km radius of the CBD is a three bedroom fully self contained contemporary apartment. A short stroll along the river brings you to the new Margaret Mahey Park & Playground, continue anot …see more

from $165 / night

$1,155 / week

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