• The master bedroom is flooded with natural light

Switch It Up

September 10th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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 Sunliner Switch was going down a treat. I was keen to find out why these Aussie motorhomes were proving so popular with Kiwi buyers. Michele invited me to sit “in 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|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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. Having the habitation entry door on the left passenger side of the vehicle will tick the box for many Kiwi purchasers; we do like the convenience of the door being on [...]

Ready to Roll – Merit RV Swift Voyager

July 8th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

My first impression of the new Swift Voyager 664 was that this was a vehicle designed with quick getaways in mind. Not only is it compact – coming in at less than seven metres in length – it’s also packing a permanent bed among the many features on offer. I felt as if this was [...]

  • Seating for four, possibly more, adjustable height table for the second berth, swivel cab seats are so handy

Global Gadabout

May 5th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

You will note from the above that this review of a Globebus T7 ex-rental vehicle comes with the prefix McRent. You may never have heard of the name. So what exactly is McRent, and how has the brand entered the New Zealand motorhome market? McRent is the largest motorhome rental company in Europe. And just [...]

  • The flip-top table seats eight for a 
banquette du jour

Ooh La Lah Luxury-Liner

May 4th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , |

Knowing the all-new Le Voyageur was going to be introduced to the public at the Covi Supershow, I had done my homework and checked out the beautiful behemoth online. Ooh la la! I liked what I saw, and felt as if la belle époque of Kiwi motoring had finally arrived on our shores. But nothing [...]

  • Such a different layout, the white eco-leather is so slick, as is the gloss finishes on parts of the cupboard fixtures. Love the LED lighting all around, and this is the TV for us – you can watch it in bed when it’s lowered

La Vita E Dolce

May 4th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

As I walked around the Covi Motorhome show, hopping in and out of all sorts of RVs and sizes ranging from 5m campervans to 8.3m motorhomes, it was easy to get sensory overload and forget whose stand you were on. But, this wasn’t the case when we got to the Ci Motorhomes display outside. For [...]

French A-Class Woos Nelson

December 20th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Over the last weekend in November, Tahuna Beach campground in Nelson was busy as Rotary set up and ran their fundraising Rotary Nelson Motorhome show. We attended the event with RV Lifestyle and NZTODAY magazines to enjoy the warm weather as well as catching up with readers and with South Island local industry people such [...]

Future Voyager

October 27th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

The first thing you notice when entering the Swift Voyager 694 is the long view through an uncluttered lounge area to the bedroom discreetly tucked away to the rear of the vehicle. This is sure to be a big plus for Kiwi buyers, for whom this feature is often at the top of their shopping [...]