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June 11, 2019

Snow-Go Zone - NZ Skiing Highlights

If you are looking for some downhill stuff this winter, here's a selection of some of the ski-fields you can easily reach by road from a base in Christchurch.

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May 31, 2019

How to Keep Warm on Your NZ Winter Roadtrip

Keeping warm while you are on the road this winter is all part of making the most of this time of year. We have some great tips to make this a winter holiday to remember.

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May 13, 2019

Explore NZ's History: The Legend of Mackenzie

Heading down to the Southern Lakes, you cross Burkes Pass into the Mackenzie Basin.This vast high country basin is named after sheep-stealer James Mackenzie, and this is his story.

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April 30, 2019

Awesome Autumn Roadtripping

Autumn is a stunning time of year to be roadtripping around New Zealand. For inspiration we have captured some of this season's autumn colours for you to enjoy.

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April 09, 2019

South by Southwest - Your Starter Itinerary for the South Island of New Zealand

So, here you are in Christchurch at the beginning of your South Island adventure. Let’s assume that you plan to head south today as far as Lake Tekapo. Here are some route tips to guide you.

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March 11, 2019

Tips for Winter Driving in NZ

Booking a motorhome or campervan in the winter months is a popular choice for keen skiers and snowboarders who are planning to head to the ski areas of Queenstown and Wanaka or even the North Island ski fields at Whakapapa and Turoa.

So we thought it was a good idea to provide our customers with some tips for staying safe on the roads in a New Zealand winter.

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March 11, 2019

Freedom Camping in NZ - How to do it right!

New Zealand is a beautiful place and being self-contained in a campervan or motorhome means you can reach parts of it that many people never get to see.

But we recommend taking the time to research how to be a great guest in NZ - one that the locals will welcome back any time!

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February 28, 2019

Check out Okay2Stay

If you are a connoisseur of great food, delicious wines and locally sourced produce, we can highly recommend investing in an Okay2Stay membership for your trip around New Zealand.

The lovely people behind the site have built a directory of 100 locations all over NZ where you can park in the parking lot of wineries, and local food businesses free for one night, in exchange for purchasing something from the vendor during your stay.

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