• Such a joy to be in Queenstown where there are hardly any tourists there

Winter Woollies Time

June 30th, 2019|0 Comments

Weather-wise the last few months have been lovely in Pukekohe, nowhere near as cold as we are used to in the Wairarapa. It is [...]

  • Upon entry we have the dining and front cab seating to the left, kitchen opposite, fridge on hard right, bathroom between kitchen and rear island bedroom area

Review Roller Team Zefiro 696

June 30th, 2019|0 Comments

A recent trip to Silverdale, north Auckland, saw us drop in to catch up with Ben Young, Sales Manager at Nationwide RV Silverdale. There [...]

  • The lounge area can be made up into a large second bed. Heating vents are well placed, quality foam squabs and fabrics make for a comfortable seating area, colours can be chosen by clients to personalise your caravan

Leisure Line Nomad580

June 30th, 2019|0 Comments

A recent trip to Tauranga to visit Rob Axton at Country RV was timely as he was ‘pimping and priming’ the latest arrival from [...]

  • This sized camper van offers more than you think for the size

Ci Kyros Duo Prestige

June 30th, 2019|0 Comments

When you’re out looking for an RV to enhance your life, it is easy to get carried away with size and must-have lists full [...]

  • The aluminium exterior with curved tinted panoramic windows is modern, curvy and retro styled – guaranteed to catch many an eye on the road and in camping spots

Airstream Base13 from Aussie

June 30th, 2019|0 Comments

This package really is quite intriguing; built in the USA by Airstream and shipped to Jayco in Australia for some extras to be fitted [...]

  • Stepping up into the caravan kitchen is full width to the left in the nose of the caravan, 241L fridge-freezer opposite; dining seating that converts to spare bed, another lounge opposite, bedroom separates by curtain, and full width rear bathroom

I Spy Jayco

June 30th, 2019|0 Comments

While on the South Auckland Caravans yard checking out the Airstream I looked through a couple of other caravans they had lined up. In [...]

  • Why am I in the bath, what’s wrong with the shower woof woof

Woof! Brr woof! Friends

June 30th, 2019|0 Comments

Boy it is chilly today – there is actually ice on the grass outside. I am so glad I have my long winter coat [...]

  • The bridge across the Viaduct lifts when a boat needs to come through, we enjoy watching this when it happens

Embracing Change – rock’n’robyn Chronicles

May 11th, 2019|0 Comments

Readers who follow Caspar’s Capers will know that we have relocated our lives from Martinborough to Pukekohe for a while. You will also know [...]

  • The 180hp Fiat Ducato on the heavy duty ALKO chassis is packed with features. Big garage storage and locker storage accessible outside and in The seat lifts up to accommodate high items, such as bike handle or similar

Review – Carthago Liner-for-two

May 11th, 2019|0 Comments

A recent stop off at RnRV in Silverdale to see the latest Carthago motorhome really got us going. It’s not often we step into [...]

Dethleffs Distinction Range

May 11th, 2019|0 Comments

The team from UCC in Christchurch hit Auckland with what they called the deal of the show, a range of 2018-model motorhomes with only [...]

  • A Good times going walkies at the Viaduct in Auckland

Autumn Whirlwind

May 11th, 2019|0 Comments

Woof woof friends I have been so busy since my last column, I am exhausted woof. We have been visiting so many places I [...]

  • Exterior walls and roof made of torsion-resistant double-sided aluminium sandwich construction with 30mm Styrofoam insulation. Aluminium roof profiles with rainwater channels, styled to prevent accumulation of roof water, and the roof can be walked on

Niesmann+Bischoff Arto 88F

March 7th, 2019|0 Comments

New-model caravans and fifth-wheelers are appearing weekly. While some are destined for new clients that have been waiting on their order, others are arriving [...]

  • Aerodynamics are a prime design feature of these vehicles, lots of locker storage, a great awning, habitation entry door on this driver side of the vehicle

Spotlight 2019 Le Voyageur 7.8CL

March 7th, 2019|0 Comments

The DeLuxe Group in Blenheim have distribution rights for this classy French-built motorhome. We have featured the brand before in issue 70 of this [...]

  • Love the light blue and contrasting stripes with lines of green to add life, goes really well with the existing dark blue floor, bench and table, and light blue cupboards- so no more work to do there. The blinds are blackout as well and super happy with them

Rock’n’Robyn Chronicles – Rosie Reno Interior

March 7th, 2019|0 Comments

Straight after the Christmas issue of RV went to print we drove to Auckland and headed to Starfish Interiors in Avondale. We had been [...]

  • The reviewed four-berth Celtic Rambler on the right, the smaller Dream Seeker on the left is a five-berth model

Luxury UK Fifth-Wheeler

March 7th, 2019|0 Comments

It’s been a long hot summer this year so far, and our friends Marie and Neil are over from north Queensland again for a [...]

Dethleffs Caravan – The Genius of Twin Single Beds

March 5th, 2019|0 Comments

Hot off the boat, the latest 2019 models from Germany include an increased number of twin single bed layouts due to rising demand. For [...]

  • A full oven with storage underneath, four-burner hob on top with glass cover as well as a bench cover that is level with the main bench. Utility drawer and cupboards under the sink

Divine Pegasus

March 5th, 2019|0 Comments

Just before we went to print, the latest in the UK Bailey caravans arrived in Auckland, and we took the opportunity to check out [...]

Spotlight Everland R705

March 5th, 2019|0 Comments

In the last issue (74) of this magazine we looked at the new motorhome being developed by Action Manufacturing in Albany. This company has [...]

‘KISS’ Towing Rules

December 12th, 2018|0 Comments

When faced with something to tow – whether it’s a small trailer full of rubbish or a multi-axle caravan, boat or horse trailer – [...]

Woofy Woofy Xmas

December 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Well mama tells me this is my last column for this year and say that by the next one I will be over the [...]

Buying that First Motorhome

December 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Wendy and I have enjoyed a number of holiday homes over the years we’ve been together, including a converted Coromandel motel, a former Presbyterian [...]