• 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]