• Da Mama thinks I look super cool – I don’t know what planet she’s on...

Caspar Capers

March 6th, 2017|Tags: , |

Hi there - woof-woof! Da Mama told me I have to get my column written before we get home, so I’m in the car on the big ship da Mama calls “the ferry” trying to remember what I’ve been doing. I wish we were in the motorhome – that’s really comfy for me when we [...]

Walkabout – Industry News & Events

March 6th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

More to See At Covi Super Show More new models, new product launches and increased space with more marquees, means this month’s Covi Super Show at Auckland’s ASB Showgrounds will be bigger and better than ever before. Already New Zealand’s largest annual motorhome, caravan and outdoor expo, the Covi Insurance Motorhome, Caravan & Outdoor SuperShow, [...]

  • Lots of fun at the UB40 concert in January, especially as the sun started to go down

Singing, Dancing, Classic Cruising

March 6th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

It seems like so long ago since I wrote the last Chronicles – it was only December, but honestly the time is flying by so fast, I’m scared I’ll blink and it’ll be the end of March heading into April, and then winter will be here before you know it. By the way, the summer [...]

Carthago – A New Name On The Block

March 6th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

The team at RnRV in Silverdale has been waiting for months for this most exciting arrival, a bit like waiting for a baby to arrive really. We saw RnRV owner Paul Cook at motorhome shows last year with big posters and information about the new Carthago brand motorhomes that he secured distributor rights for, but [...]

  • The Dethleffs caravans are well priced: the C’Go 430 is $$49,900 and the 515 is $53,900

Pocket-Sized Perfection

March 6th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Talking with so many people at a motorhome show is great, and there’s always a lot of friendly debate over motorhome versus caravan preferences. As I tell readers, it really is horses for courses, and the answer is a matter individual choice that relates more to who you are as a person, how you holiday, [...]

  • 1 The Pilote Galaxy Essentiel A-class model stands out in the line-up

A Classy Frenchie Arrives in Town

March 6th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Nelson is only about 90-minutes’ drive from Blenheim, so it was no surprise to see Marlborough-based DeLuxe Group displaying the products they distribute here in New Zealand – from the latest Dethleffs and Bailey caravans, to the classy Australian Winnebago and French Pilote motorhomes – at the NZMCA National Rally and AGM in the Nelson [...]

Encore for Elddis

March 6th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

Tucked away in a quiet area of sunny Nelson is the home of RV Leisure Centre, owned and operated by Mike Irvine and Barry Avery. These guys have been in business since 1978 and have a long history with RV owners New Zealand wide. The business has been a distributor for the Tourism Holdings Ltd [...]

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