Taupo -Ride on in here

Heading away on these shorter trips over winter/early spring we always try and look at the long range forecast to see what the weather is going to do. This time it was showing a fairly large low appearing to be parked over Northland that helped us make the decision to head south on this trip.… Read More Taupo -Ride on in here

Surviving the Motorhome Show Part 2

In a couple of weeks the annual NZMCA motorhome show will roll around in Hamilton giving thousands of people including us the chance to spend up to 3 days wandering around looking at the latest offerings from a number of different companies. This brings with it the prospect of sore feet after many hours trudging… Read More Surviving the Motorhome Show Part 2

The Beauty of Bland Bay

Just a few kms back down the road from Elliot Bay is the turn off to Bland Bay and our usual go to destination Puriri Bay the DOC camp at the end of the road. This time however without a DOC pass the thought of paying $15 per person per night to park on a… Read More The Beauty of Bland Bay

Elliot Bay – Hidden Away In Northland

  We left Brian and his boat in Whangarei heading towards our favourite destination the Whangaruru Harbour. For once we drove past the turn off carrying on with thoughts of checking out and staying at Elliot Bay a privately owned beach/camping area much closer to Russell than Whangarei on the Rawhiti/Russell Road. The signage is… Read More Elliot Bay – Hidden Away In Northland