• 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

Action Manufacturing

December 12th, 2018|0 Comments

First: CI Munro was established in 1948 in Otorohanga originally building caravans, then began building motorhomes in the 1970s. The company was purchased by [...]

Pilote Essentiel Galaxy 740C

November 11th, 2018|0 Comments

As we wind into summer, the 2019 models coming from the UK and Europe will be exciting arrivals for new owners waiting for them [...]

Bailey UK Celebrates 70 Years

November 11th, 2018|0 Comments

In the last issue (RV72) we reviewed the latest arrival at Bailey New Zealand, the first of the 2018 Bailey Autograph motorhome range for [...]

  • The slide-out gives a lot of interior space for the dining-entertainment-kitchen areas in the middle of the caravan

I-Spy Adria

November 11th, 2018|0 Comments

A newcomer spotted at both the July and September motorhome shows was the Adria brand of motorhomes and caravans. These models are built in [...]

  • The master bedroom is flooded with natural light

Switch It Up

September 10th, 2018|0 Comments

With two already sold by day two of the Covi Supershow, Rhys and Michele Hunter from Sunliner’s New Zealand dealership were pretty confident the [...]

  • The Roller Team Pegaso is a 7400mm length, fully integrated model on the Fiat 150bhp 2.3L diesel with 6-speed Comfortmatic transmission

Italian Pegaso Wows Crowds in Christchurch

September 10th, 2018|0 Comments

The latest arrival at Nationwide RV around the country is the latest and greatest from Italian manufacturer Roller Team, the Pegaso 740 A-Class motorhome. [...]

  • A home on wheels, plenty of storage lockers, the 6m awning comes standard, dual wheels and large storage boot at the rear

Fabulous Frankia

September 10th, 2018|0 Comments

A stop in Pokeno recently gave me the opportunity to check out the new Zion Motorhomes Sales and Service site, and meet Jonas Ng [...]

Bailey – Safe and Sensible in a Sexy Package

September 10th, 2018|0 Comments

We announced in our RV Lifestyle Express newsletter in March that Bailey NZ had the first of the Bailey motorhomes arriving in the country. [...]

Ready to Roll – Merit RV Swift Voyager

July 8th, 2018|0 Comments

My first impression of the new Swift Voyager 664 was that this was a vehicle designed with quick getaways in mind. Not only is [...]

  • The rear area bed set up takes just a minute or two, the TV is in the perfect viewing position for this area

Slick Shift – Leisureline Autohaus 2 berth Review

July 8th, 2018|0 Comments

With a nod to the European vehicles that have no doubt inspired it, the AutoHaus from Leisure Line is a welcome addition to the [...]

  • Comfortable seating, adjustable swivel table area, which also converts to the second large sleeping berth

European Elegance

July 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Reviewing vehicles during a show can be dicey. There’s a never-ending stream of potential buyers moving in and around the vehicles and the vendors [...]

Peugeot Plus Pedigree

July 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Having just reviewed a small motorhome from a different manufacturer, the same clichés threaten to surface for the new range of zippy wee motorhomes [...]

All Loved Up

July 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Bruce Heberly admits it was love at first sight. He first saw images of the Dethleffs Exclusiv 760 DR playing on a TV screen [...]