Victory at Christchurch RV Centre

September 10th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Christchurch RV Centre have been selling new and second-hand caravans and motorhomes for over 40 years, a family business over this time with Tony Stuart at the helm for some years now. They are the South Island exclusive dealer for Leisure Line caravans including the latest Nomad range, and the LeisureLine Autohaus motorhome as well [...]

  • Left to right- Johan Geertshuis (Workshop Manager) Janice Tarr (Office Manager), Ravneel Singh , Lance Murray, Harry Geertshuis (Director), Phil Beuth, Alec McKellar, Krishneel Chandra

Profile: Vantage RV – Experts in All Trades

September 10th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Since opening back in 2009, Vantage RV have been working with motorhome, caravan and off-the-grid home owners to source and provide solar power solutions and products. We checked out some of the solar powered refrigeration options, from small 80L compressor fridges up to a domestic size 165L fridge with separate 40L freezer unit. They also [...]

Levin is Home to Royalty

September 10th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Range There is a bit of a buzz around Levin, Gipsy RV Centre are undertaking a rebrand to Levin RV Centre. When owners Brian and Varee Anderson purchased the motorhome and caravan sales side of Gipsy Caravans in July 2018 this business became Gipsy RV Centre. Robin and Wendy Croot still own Gipsy Caravans [...]

  • This is a spacious vehicle at nine metres, with an airy U-shaped rear lounge and a separate dinette area with a double facing seat – a great idea and use of seating space. There is carpet in the living area for warmth and comfort, but vinyl in the entrance and work space area as far as the bedroom. The leather upholstery is luxurious. The windows have fly-screens and pull-up shades, shades, these models are also fitted with quality curtains. A 24˝ Smart TV is also fitted in this area.

I-SPY – Leisure Line Platinum SI

September 9th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

Christchurch RV Centre have been voted Dealer of the Year for the last 18 years with the Leisure Line caravan brand, and accolades such as that meant we had to look through a nine-metre top-of-the-range Leisure Line Platinum on their yard. Boy, we were really impressed with the layout, and heard for the first time [...]

Renault Campervan Captivates

September 9th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |

Looking for a self-contained motorised RV? Have you worked out you don’t need a big one to meet your needs, and are looking for a two-berth campervan to start your RV Lifestyle living? This latest model from Kiwi Auto Homes Ltd in Henderson might tick all your boxes. It certainly ticked a lot of ours [...]

  • Such a joy to be in Queenstown where there are hardly any tourists there

Winter Woollies Time

June 30th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Weather-wise the last few months have been lovely in Pukekohe, nowhere near as cold as we are used to in the Wairarapa. It is almost fun to watch the weather and see a 10–12 degree difference in the overnight temperatures between here and there. We have been doing quite a bit of travelling recently, with [...]

  • Upon entry we have the dining and front cab seating to the left, kitchen opposite, fridge on hard right, bathroom between kitchen and rear island bedroom area

Review Roller Team Zefiro 696

June 30th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

A recent trip to Silverdale, north Auckland, saw us drop in to catch up with Ben Young, Sales Manager at Nationwide RV Silverdale. There has been a lot of work done to this site in the last couple of years with the demolition of existing older buildings, expansion of the display yard, a new office [...]

  • The lounge area can be made up into a large second bed. Heating vents are well placed, quality foam squabs and fabrics make for a comfortable seating area, colours can be chosen by clients to personalise your caravan

Leisure Line Nomad580

June 30th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

A recent trip to Tauranga to visit Rob Axton at Country RV was timely as he was ‘pimping and priming’ the latest arrival from Hamilton’s Leisure Line Caravan manufacturer, the Leisure Line Nomad caravan. As luck would have it Colin Bates from Leisure Line was also there helping out with the setup of this latest [...]

  • This sized camper van offers more than you think for the size

Ci Kyros Duo Prestige

June 30th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

When you’re out looking for an RV to enhance your life, it is easy to get carried away with size and must-have lists full of island beds, separate bedroom, separate shower and bathroom facilities, big garage storage and more. These types of hunts will usually involve a nice tidy $300,000+ budget. If that is what [...]

  • The aluminium exterior with curved tinted panoramic windows is modern, curvy and retro styled – guaranteed to catch many an eye on the road and in camping spots

Airstream Base13 from Aussie

June 30th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |

This package really is quite intriguing; built in the USA by Airstream and shipped to Jayco in Australia for some extras to be fitted for the Aussie market, this North American brand is iconic for its aeronautical look with a retro pop-riveted aluminium exterior. It was fun to check out this five-metre long caravan (or [...]