Double Drop-Down Delights – Review Bürstner Lyseo TD Harmony Line 745 Motorhome

September 8th, 2020|0 Comments

Sales at SmartRV have been pumping, as with most of the RV dealers around the country. There is no doubt owning a caravan, motorhome [...]

  • Antiques and prams abound in the main street

Winter Road Trips – RocknRobyn Chronicles

September 8th, 2020|0 Comments

July saw us heading off to Tauranga to catch up with RV industry players again, checking out the fabulous Cougar fifth-wheeler as featured later [...]

  • Rosie - just picked up from Marty’s Panel and Paint and looking gorgeous

RnR – Rosie’s Make-Over

September 8th, 2020|0 Comments

Lockdown got everyone making lists; we must tidy this, paint that, plant gardens, bake or learn to cook – something. The Rock and I [...]

  • The front cab area with storage pods in the front dash, Zenec Xzent 9.5” LCD display touch-screen head unit, drink holders on both sides. Steering wheel with cruise control, head unit control paddles, easy view heating controls and manual gear stick

UK Tribute F70 MH 2-Berth Motorhome

September 8th, 2020|0 Comments

To give you a brief history, the UK-based manufacturer Auto-Trail Company started manufacturing motorhomes in 1982, after many years as a motor-caravan repair business. [...]

New RnR 5 – Profile 2013 Bürstner Nexxo T687

September 8th, 2020|0 Comments

You won’t miss us on the road – our new RV has been graphic wrapped all over and we are looking really good. RnR [...]

  • Interesting walkies in Whakatāne

Road Trips Galore

September 5th, 2020|0 Comments

We are stuck at home again and working, with the vehicles all parked up, woof woof a bit sad. For a while there, we [...]

Cougar Captures the Attention.

September 5th, 2020|0 Comments

For us a trip to Tauranga usually involves dropping in to see various colleagues in the RV industry to catch up on new products [...]

  • This vehicle drives like a car, great side mirrors plus it has a rear camera.

Compact Campervan Surprises

July 5th, 2020|0 Comments

We may have been in lockdown for weeks, but ships kept arriving and new RV stock rolled off regularly. One of the latest models [...]

  • Storage cabinets under the large window opposite the bed end, TV mount on this side, with another mainly Australian feature, a 12V fan for air flow. Overhead storage lockers, at the end two large wardrobe storage areas. Privacy curtain to the front

Smart, Sexy and Spacious

July 5th, 2020|0 Comments

The Jayco-brand caravan is well known in New Zealand. The company has been producing caravans and motorhomes for nearly 45 years now, so there [...]

  • This house in Buckland had different displays every week, pyramids, race track, farming, boats, rescue helicopter and fireman and other displays - so much fun for everyone

Lockdown, Walkies and
 Road Trips

July 5th, 2020|0 Comments

Woof woof ruff arf yip yip woof woof grrrr, bow wow bow wow ruff ruff arf arf. Pass that on to your pets please, [...]

Caspar’s Page

April 9th, 2020|Comments Off on Caspar’s Page

To download the graphics for printing, click 'Download' button below the image. Enjoy! Woof woof. [...]

  • Jonas Ng from Zion Motorhomes, relaxing enjoying the Waikato river views while we climbed in and out of the MORELO discovering all it has to offer

Morelo Palace 93MB Review

March 7th, 2020|0 Comments

I don’t have a Class 2 licence, nor does the Rock, so I jumped in with Jonas and we headed to the Tuakau Bridge [...]

Le Voyageur 8.5CL Review

March 7th, 2020|0 Comments

We caught up with Laura and Brett from DeLuxe RV Group in Blenheim recently. They are a premier supplier and seller of caravans, motorhomes [...]

  • From Sky-Deck to rear bed area, light bright and airy

Royal Flair Piazza

March 7th, 2020|0 Comments

We introduced readers to the Melbourne-built Royal Flair caravan brand back in RV78, showcasing the most innovative caravan design feature seen in recent times [...]

  • Me and Peter Williams, so happy he reads my column

Hot & Scratchy

March 7th, 2020|0 Comments

It seems like sooo woooofy long since I last wrote a column, that I had to go back through mama’s photos to catch up [...]

  • Habitation entry door is behind the driver’s cab seat. The gas locker is past that door, with waste water tap between the electric step and this locker. Further back we have the kitchen window above and toilet cassette locker toward the rear. Panoramic sunroof above the cab, offering light to the dining area – looks good on the vehicle front profile as well

Pilote P600P

December 18th, 2019|0 Comments

The latest model has arrived at DeLuxe RV Group in Blenheim – the most compact length to date within the Pilote semi-integrated range they [...]

  • I loved this layout immediately, especially the sliding door on the bathroom area, big kitchen bench, rear lounge area with electric drop down bed in the ceiling

Illusion 650 XMK 4 Berth

December 18th, 2019|0 Comments

This low-profile semi-integrated model took our fancy – why wouldn’t it with its U-shaped rear lounge, a front dinette, two drop-down ceiling electric beds [...]

Christmas Capers

December 17th, 2019|0 Comments

We are back in Pukekohe after my holiday at home in Martinborough, and there are lots of shiny lights – our big flashing tree [...]

Profile – Carthago Chic C-Line 5.3

December 17th, 2019|0 Comments

Earlier this year we dropped in to visit Paul and Rochelle Cook, owners of RnRV in Silverdale, north of Auckland – and were in [...]

  • On the kerb side we see the large awning, grab hand rail at the entry door, storage and service openings along the side. Up high on its galvanised twin-axle chassis. Stone guard and window cover over the front. I like the flashing over the front window – excellent for keeping water away from windows as well as hiding the window cover fixtures

I-SPY Leisure Line Freedom Off-Roader

November 9th, 2019|0 Comments

Well-known caravan manufacturers Leisure Line in Hamilton are constantly meeting the latest trends in design, listening to their customers and trying new ideas. We [...]

I-Spy – Dethleffs Nomad Caravan – The Reinvention of a Classic

November 8th, 2019|0 Comments

From the outside, the true extent of the redesign of the popular Dethleffs Nomad series is hard to gauge as the caravan’s proven shape [...]