Kia Ora from Kaikōura

December 12th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Just over two years ago, on November 14, 2016, Kaikōura experienced a 7.8 (Mw) earthquake. The land rocked and rolled and creaked and groaned and the seabed was uplifted 1–5 metres along the Kaikōura coastline. The earthquake had a significant impact on the community its landscape and the local economy. The devastating quake forced the closure [...]

  • Kaikoura - with a sunrise like this over the ocean you can see why this area is so captivating

Who Said Roadie?

November 11th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , |

November is here in all its glory. It’s a lovely warm sunny day in Martinborough as I write this. We’ve had a seriously busy couple of months, and travelled over 2500km in just two weeks at one stage, because we could – that’s living the RV lifestyle, LOL. At the end of the last Chronicles [...]

Summer Road Trips

February 28th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

It has been a busy few months for us, starting before Christmas as we rushed to get the last issue to print before everything closed down.At that stage we had great intentions of heading to Whakatane and taking the heli flight out to White Island. I don’t have many things on my wish list, but [...]

  • Take to the water in a kayak to explore the coastline up close. Photo Kaikoura Kayaks

Kia Ora from Kaikoura

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

Kaikoura retains the quiet ambience of a quaint seaside village at the base of the Seaward Kaikoura Mountain Range. Much remains the same as it was before the dramatic earthquake of November 14, 2016.  But the landscape and seabed was altered dramatically, and it’s worth considering a two-night visit to see some of those changes. [...]

Walkabout – Industry News & Events

March 6th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

More to See At Covi Super Show More new models, new product launches and increased space with more marquees, means this month’s Covi Super Show at Auckland’s ASB Showgrounds will be bigger and better than ever before. Already New Zealand’s largest annual motorhome, caravan and outdoor expo, the Covi Insurance Motorhome, Caravan & Outdoor SuperShow, [...]