Escape to Lake Waikaremoana

Escape to Lake Waikaremoana

We’re just back from the bush – 3 days and 2 nights out on the beautiful Lake Waikaremoana Great Walk in Te Urewera National Park. Stunning views, amazing forest, sunshine and rain. The lake was FREEZING! Accommodation beforehand at the Waikaremoana...

Freedom Camping New Zealand – What’s the deal?

Freedom Camping (sometimes called Wild Camping) is allowed in many parts of NZ, however it is getting more and more difficult to find good, free camping spots. The rules changed in 2011, just before the Rugby World Cup, when a new law was passed that allowed councils...
Just another perfect day on our NZ campervan roadtrip

Just another perfect day on our NZ campervan roadtrip

Highway 72 Tuesday 18th June 2013 – day 13 of our South Island roadtrip. Woke up in Amber Holiday Park in Christchurch – an oasis of calm in the middle of the city. After a lazy start to a sunny day, making full use of the facilities (hot showers, dump station and...