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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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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 […]

NZ Southern Alps

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 […]

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 […]

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Maui’s Dolphin Interactive Tool

As regular users of our website will know, we strongly believe in protecting the natural world. Back in November we were fortunate enough to help activist and pro-surfer Dave Rastovich raise awareness for the critically endangered Maui’s dolphin. Since then the discussion has continued but action by those who can […]

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Little Lapin Sings for our first Official Video

We had a great couple of days filming for this movie. The whole experience of working on a film was new to us. Luckily Juan, Little Lapin and everyone else involved were there to show us what to do. Here it is, I hope you like it: Thanks to: Juan […]

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Waipu Murals

Tee-hee! On a recent roadtrip to Northland we had to stop in on Waipu, just to laugh like little kids at its name. The place is actually a nice little town with plenty of Settler history, Op-Shops (charity shops) galore and a very friendly vibe. Dunny! Keeping with the theme […]