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 [...]

  • Happy hour under the electric awning

Tick All The Boxes

February 28th, 2018|0 Comments

It’s not a brand that we are familiar with in this part of the world, but all of that is soon to change with [...]

A Tribute to Family Motorhoming

February 28th, 2018|0 Comments

The 2018 Tribute 720 Hi-line with two lounges is sure to be popular, and not only with families: anyone who spends a lot of [...]

Built Aussie Tough

February 28th, 2018|0 Comments

Built for the rough and tumble of Australian travel, the latest Winnebago Australia motorhome and campervan range have landed in New Zealand, ready for [...]


December 20th, 2017|0 Comments

I’ve been reviewing caravans and motorhomes since 2012, and you may already be familiar with my appreciation for the Elddis brand which I voted [...]

Leisure Line luxury

December 20th, 2017|0 Comments

When it comes to luxury New Zealand brands, it’s hard to go past the Leisure Line Platinum which exudes quality and clever design, Peta [...]

French A-Class Woos Nelson

December 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Over the last weekend in November, Tahuna Beach campground in Nelson was busy as Rotary set up and ran their fundraising Rotary Nelson Motorhome [...]

  • A large unit at over eight metres, but weighing in at only 3500kg GVM. This makes it perfect for our common 3 to 3.5 tonne Ute vehicles in this country to hitch up to and take anywhere – no problem. Even the height is less than some motorhomes at 3100mm

Hitch Up and Go

December 20th, 2017|0 Comments

The motorhome shows around the country are a great way to see all sorts of RVs in one spot, and I take the opportunity [...]

Camper Chameleon

October 27th, 2017|0 Comments

There was excitement at the station as the word was passed around, the boss had done a recce and this is what he’d found… [...]