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Autumn Days Are Running Out; Winter Visitors Are Heading Over The Ditch
The weather has changed, the leaves have turned and the leafy mess has begun. Luckily autumn leaves are beautiful, and when they are dry and crispy under your feet it’s a bit of fun to kick them in the air during crisp morning or evening walks, a waf
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Italian Stunner Has Space To Spare
SCAN QR TO WATCH THE VIDEO OR CLICK IN DIGITAL EDITION Youtube channel: NZTODAY RV Lifestyle Just landed and cleared in time for the March Covi Motorhome show was the latest release from the coachbuilt Mobilvetta Kea P range from Italy. We were first
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Walkabout
Infinity Caravans is one of the largest retailers of UK touring caravans in the South Island. They have developed a reputation as one of Canterbury’s leading suppliers, offering a range of new Swift Celebration touring caravans, a dealer ‘Special Edi
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EDITOR Robyn Dallimore, editor@rvmagazine.co.nz ADVERTISING MANAGER Bruce Mountain, bruce@rvmagazine.co.nz 021 657 090, Auckland Office 09 296 2926 SUB-EDITING & PROOFING Thiers Halliwell, Allan Walton DESIGN Cameron Leggett CONTRIBUTORS Sheryl & Nei
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Jayco Is Set To Inspire Kiwis To Hit The Road With The Signing Of Its First New Zealand Vanbassador
The COVID-era has sparked renewed interest in caravanning holidays across New Zealand and Jayco are set to inspire Kiwis to hit the road with the signing of its first New Zealand Vanbassador, Bare Kiwi. Australasia’s leading RV manufacturer, Jayco ar
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Please send your feedback, letters and suggestions to editor@rvmagazine.co.nz and win a magazine subscription Hi Robyn Just wanted to congratulate you on that wonderful story you wrote on Rotorua it is brilliant. Actually, my late husband took me to
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To enter email the book title as subject to: subs@rvmagazine.co.nz or post to: NZTRV Vol 10 Books, PO Box 220, Martinborough 5711 with your full details, and go in the draw to win. Closes 28 June 2021 Owen Marshall, Grahame Sydney, Brian Turner RRP $
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A Different Land
What a difference a year makes. I am writing this at the end of a summer that was a bit of a mixed bag here in the south as far as the weather goes. It was rare to get a string of fine, warm days and Mother Nature seemed to have a pattern of winter o
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A Tale of Two Harbours
To reach Whangaroa Harbour, the most direct route is via State Highway 10 through the small town of Kaeo. It would have been a convenient place for early European settlement as the Kaeo River runs into the harbour and water was the favoured mode of t
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It’s All About The River And The Past
In the sunshine, the city is quite a delight. Some cities have repurposed their buildings and modernised their downtowns, but Whanganui has retained its old-town charm with heritage buildings looking fresh and spruce down the main street, Whanganui s
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Early Adventures at Aoraki/Mt Cook
mountains have always captured the imagination of explorers, climbers, artists and photographers. New Zealand’s tallest mountain Aoraki 3724 metres (12,218 feet) is considered the most sacred of ancestors by Ngāi Tahu, the main iwi (tribe) of the sou
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THE UPS & DOWNS OF MANGONUI HERITAGE TOWN
The township of Mangonui is built on a hill beside lovely Doubtless Bay. It is steep. And because of this there are magnificent views everywhere. Local opinion has it that Mangonui was planned in a London office in the 1880s and the clerk had no idea
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Upcoming EVENT GUIDE
When: May 29 Where: Gore Stadium www.toppaddock.co.nz Top Paddock Music Festival is New Zealand’s largest country music festival showcasing international and national country stars. Credited with creating a ‘new-country’ pop/rock movement and culture
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He Hokinga Mahara - A Step back in time
Over the past year, we’ve connected more with New Zealand and got to know our own backyard a bit better. There’s no better way to do that than through visiting some of the country’s premier cultural heritage sites. Here we share three stunning sites
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More Roadie fun
To watch videos of Caspar’s adventures visit his facebook page or watch on YouTube Caspar’s capers SCAN QR TO WATCH THE VIDEO OR CLICK IN DIGITAL EDITION Youtube channel: NZTODAY RV Lifestyle Woof woof friends It has been a busy few months around her
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A Great Walk on Water
ANZ Great Walk on a river, how is that even possible? This is my questioning thought when I first looked at the Great Walks list to develop the Great Hikes App. After a quick online search, it became obvious that I wouldn’t need divine ability to wal
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Waikouaiti to Middlemarch
As I write, Waikouaiti and Karitane are in the news for all the wrong reasons with the tap water having been found to contain much more than the acceptable levels of lead. An angry and apprehensive community is demanding answers from authorities who
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Carado Captivates Show Goers
SCAN QR TO WATCH THE VIDEO OR CLICK IN DIGITAL EDITION Youtube channel: NZTODAY RV Lifestyle There was plenty of interest in the SmartRV stand at the Covi Motorhome Caravan & Outdoor show. We noticed the Carado T449 four-berth model attracting attent
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Turquoise Gem of the Mackenzie Country
Under a star-studded sky the moon rises over Lake Tekapo, sending a shimmering path of silver light across the lake to the sandy beach where I am standing. A row of tall pine trees create black shapes against the bright lake. Behind me the campground
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Conquerng My Fears
This was a story I never intending writing. The Waikaia Bush Road is no more a ‘road’ than the Stairway to Heaven made famous by the band Led Zeppelin. It’s a rough-as-guts 4WD track that strikes fear into the hearts of relatively novice solitary 4WD
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2021 COVI SHOW Success
We certainly had a fantastic time when it came to selling subscriptions with over 220 new subscribers to the magazine, and thanks to those readers who renewed at the show as well. It is great to catch up for a chat with readers at these events. Many
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SmartRV
Make magical memories on the road in a quality motorhome from SmartRV, the exclusive New Zealand distributor of renowned motorhome brands Carado, Bürstner, and HYMER from German manufacturer Erwin Hymer Group. These brands are known worldwide for the
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Happy Holidays From The Electra-Safe Team
We all know how busy things can get over the holiday period. The last thing you want to do is rush to find somewhere that can do your EWOF. At Electra-Safe they want to make it very simple to book your EWOF, that’s why they’ve introduced their new EW
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EDITOR Robyn Dallimore, editor@rvmagazine.co.nz ADVERTISING MANAGER Bruce Mountain, bruce@rvmagazine.co.nz 021 657 090, Auckland Office 09 296 2926 SUB-EDITING & PROOFING Thiers Halliwell, Allan Walton DESIGN Cameron Leggett CONTRIBUTORS Sheryl Bainb
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Wendekreisen Campervan Manufacturing
We caught up with the Managing Director of Wendekreisen Mr Sascha Warnken, who is head of the family owned and operated business, he tells us the company’s combined experience of 30 years with proven campervan manufacturing, practical design and a sh
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Upcoming EVENT GUIDE
When: January 9 Where: Waikawa Marina, Picton www.waikawaboatingclub.co.nz Waikawa Boating Club hosts this annual keelboat regatta in the beautiful Marlborough Sounds catering for everyone from racers to cruisers with a division for trailer-sailers a
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Happy New Year readers
Here we are at the end of 2020 as I write this mid-December to get it to the printers in time for distribution before they close down. It has been a big year, on so many levels and for everyone in the world. How strange is that to say and comprehend.
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Jayco Auckland
Home to New Zealand’s largest and newest Jayco showroom, Jayco Auckland, is the place to visit to walk through a wide range of Jayco’s latest caravans and RVs which it has been offering since the business was established in 2005. Jayco Auckland recen
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