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Overgrazed grass on left, healthy NZ bush on right. PiwiWiwi's Carbon Offset project aims to make this change

Carbon Offset PiwiWiwi Style

Rather than putting money into dubious Carbon Offset schemes which take your money and do something unknown with it, we have initiated  the regeneration of coastal bush and wetland at Ruapuke beach, roughly 40 kilometers from Raglan. We believe this carbon offset scheme is ethical, effective & fantasic! Carbon Offset […]

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Swiss Cheese Challenge

After a bit of an update to this website I enlisted my beta-testers to check all was well. Not long afterwards Mum, umm, the testers responded with several important and embarrassing errors. I think they were not a result of the changes and so must have been online for a […]

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Happy Sally and Andy

We had to share this! Sally and Andy travelled with us on the North Island in December 2013 then because of ferry issues took a larger company’s van for their South Island adventure. Here are their thoughts: Dear Niall and Anna Thank-you so much for your email and your kind […]

Niall and Anna of PiwiWiwi Surf Campervan Rentals

Piwiwiwi Campervans Winners of Supreme Award

PiwiWiwi, the Raglan-based campervan rental company, has this week gained high acclaim. The tiny company has won two major awards: ‘Best Campervan Rental Company in NZ’ and ‘Supreme Winner’ for the transport category in the Rankers Awards. The awards are based on independent reviews, and PiwiWiwi beat opposition from all […]

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PiwiWiwi Surf Campervans NZ on the cover again!

[singlepic id=353 w=250 float=right] Us being rated second on the Rankers review site has made front page news. In Raglan at least! Read the whole article here. Book a van here. Review us here. Stay happy, surf lots, Niall 🙂

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Charity Auction and Gig

Our friends at ‘Tusk and Horn Wildlife Trust‘ are running the Auckland Marathon in amazing Elephant and Rhino suits. Sunday 1st September they’re having a fundraiser here in Raglan. There will be bands, a cinema showing documentaries about the African Elephants and Rhinos they’re hoping to save. There will also […]

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PiwiWiwi Reviewed Second Overall for Customer Satisfaction

Reviews area great way of checking what you’re buying. From something small all the way up to the holiday of a lifetime, reviews help you get a feeling before committing. Rankers is an independent review site for travellers in New Zealand. It collects reviews from visitors like you about what […]

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TED Happy Planet

A website we here at PiwiWiwi Surf Campervans NZ love is ‘TED‘. It has videos of talks by intelligent, positive people on a wide range of topics from society and the environment to exploration and art. It even has some talks about the future of car rentals! The talk I […]

2013 Winter New Zealand Campervan Roadtrip Begins

Finally we got our things together and headed off for our long anticipated winter trip to New Zealand’s South Island. First stop Wellington, no messing around! We have roughly 2 months and no particular itinerary. If you’ve got any suggestions of places we shouldn’t miss then leave us a comment […]

Amazing Rainbows

[singlepic id=346 w=200 float=right] This morning the surf didn’t look worth the paddle but I wasn’t in the mood to face the computer. So I kept on along the coast and was greeted by this amazing show. A squall blowing in off the sea producing a fabulous, intense rainbow. As […]