Category: camping

Buying a car or campervan in New Zealand: car fairs and auctions (IV)

This is the fourth part in a series of posts on buying a car in New Zealand. The previous posts offer an overview on different sales channels and deal with car dealerships, both for locals and those targetting the travellers’ market. In this article we’ll explore yet another place to find a suitable vehicle – car fairs and auctions. Read more →


5 ways to buy a car or campervan in New Zealand (I)

Planning on travelling around New Zealand in a car or camper van? Then you may be thinking of buying your own vehicle instead of renting one to make the transport portion of your budget the most economical. You’ll also be intrigued to hear that you’ll be among a few other thousand visitors and working holidaymakers who decide to do the… Read more →

Lake Hawea DOC

Camping in New Zealand – Campsites and Holiday Parks

Whether you are a backpacker, working holidaymaker, or a short-term visitor on a road trip, camping is a great way of seeing the country and meeting interesting people. It’s easy to do in New Zealand and won’t break the bank. Kiwis themselves are such outdoor enthusiasts and very much into camping holidays, and hence there is an abundance of options… Read more →

Map at the Te Papa museum, Wellington

5 must-dos on your trip through New Zealand

We’ve all heard of the skydiving adventures, the white water rafting and surfing on the sand dunes in the north. I myself have indulged in activities and experiences that are highly advertised throughout New Zealand, such as bungy jumping, or a Lord of the Rings tour. And they were great! I don’t regret any of them. Quite the contrary. Having… Read more →

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