Freedom camping in Hastings

Sometimes a big drive is just something that you have to do. So it was for us on Sunday when we both woke early for what I thought was going to be the beginning of a trip to the Coromandel when Sarah suggested that we head to Hastings and catch up with Adrian and Sally… Read More Freedom camping in Hastings

On the road again

After a couple of months hibernating during winter cabin fever was beginning to take hold and it was time to hit the road again. We had been in contact with Dave and Nita who we had met on our South Island trip and they suggested a meet up at the opening of the new NZMCA… Read More On the road again

Camping – Shakespear Regional Park

It was one of those will we or won’t we Monday morning’s when the weather really didn’t know quite what it wanted to do. In the end I decided I will and Sarah decided she wouldn’t, she wanted to continue working on the new seat covers for our motorhome. So it was left to me… Read More Camping – Shakespear Regional Park

Greymouth

Leaving the beautiful camping area at Lake Brunner it was time to head back towards civilisation to stock up on a few supplies. However the plan was to take a bit of a detour on the way stopping at Blackball a town made famous by a labour strike at the coal mine won in the… Read More Greymouth

Arthurs Pass

Leaving the NZMCA camp in Hokitika it was going to be pass number two of four as we crossed over from East to West and West to East with the Haast Pass checked off the list it was up to Kumara Beach for the road inland to Christchurch. Of course yet again we have chosen… Read More Arthurs Pass