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Owner Story: Celebrating NYE with Dinky and the Johnstones
Seeing the SHAREaCAMPER concept growing tremendously over the last couple of months, we love to get to know our community and to share the stories our owners and travellers have to tell.
Our favourite camp sites in New Zealand
Where to go, where to stay!? Camper life makes it easy for us to pack our belongings and hit the road. At some point though, you want to stop, explore and enjoy. Here are our 6 favourite camping grounds in New Zealand (in no particular order):
New Zealand's Best Ice Cream Stops
The sun is shining, you are beach bound, living it up in your campervan, having the trip of your life, but there is still one thing that is missing… that’s right, ice cream. A summer is never complete without an ice cream (or ten) especially when you are in a dairy farm haven such as New Zealand...
New Zealand Safety Belt Requirements In Motorhomes
Whether you’re preparing your vehicle to be rented out, or planning your holiday in a motorhome hire through SHAREaCAMPER, your priority and ours, is that the motorhome meets the New Zealand safety requirements.
Mount Maunganui: Camping, Tramping and More
A sun-seeker’s haven, nature oasis and hipster heaven, Mt. Maunganui is a small town with loads to enjoy. Situated on the North Island and perched on a peninsula just north of Tauranga, this gem of a town is a beloved getaway, especially during the summer months.
How to use dump stations in New Zealand
A dump station is a small facility designed for the proper disposal of wastewater from recreational vehicles e.g. motorhomes, campervans and boats. If you are new to campervan camping, then this is definitely something you should read before you head off on your next dream adventure. And if y...
How to rent out your campervan without breaking the NZMCA Rules
If you are thinking about renting out your campervan this year, but you are still on the fence about whether or not it is a good or a safe idea, do not fret as we have a rescue remedy here that is sure to put your mind at ease.
How to Keep Sane and Avoid Sandflies
Hairy and brown with probing long legs and alien-like eyes, sandflies may seem relatively harmless at first sight. As one buzzes past, v-shaped wings atwitter and looking docile, you might notice.
Hobbiton Tours to Enchant Your Holiday
Holidays offer us a chance to pack up, leave our old routines and discover new worlds. The fertile hills, azure skies and mirror-like lakes will captivate your gaze as you cruise through the fascinating New Zealand countryside. New Zealand is every bit as stunning as it is enchanted. As you dri...
Funding Your Dreams: How to afford your own camper
"Nothing compares to the sensation you experience when you turn a corner in a campervan and discover a hidden lake nestled beside an untouched forest; or start your day waking up to the rich pinks and reds of a New Zealand sunrise while parked next to a sparkling beach."
Discover New Zealand's Hot Pools In A Campervan
New Zealand is a volcanic country so hot springs are everywhere and you can't visit New Zealand without indulging in at least one hot spring.
Christmas Camping Recipes for the Australian and New Zealand Summer
Christmas Day is a special occasion no matter where you are celebrating it, so with a little bit of preparation beforehand, you can serve your family homemade, preservative free goodness on Christmas that won’t take hours to prepare on the day.
Best 5 New Zealand Family Getaways over Easter
The long weekend over Easter marks the end of the summer season. It's the perfect time for you to immerse yourself in some well deserved quality time with your family. So why not make the most out of it!? To make planning easier we've picked some of our favourite family destinations in New Zeala...
An InstaLove Poem for New Zealand
From cloud-painted, azure skies filled with thrill seekers and winged wonders to strong roots of towering trees, jagged earth and Maori legend, New Zealand comes alive with every change of light or turn of corner. It's a land that provides us with astounding beauty, confounding geology and heart...
All you need to know about camping in NZ
Exploring New Zealand in a campervan is one of the best ways to get to know this beautiful, wild and gorgeous country. You'll get to explore everything you can think of–from lonely beaches, to snow-capped mountains; from lush green fields to raging rivers and mystic rainforests.
6 Queenstown Tips for Supreme Family Fun
For thrill seekers, nature lovers, serious athletes and your kids too, Queenstown is a great vacation destination for the whole family. From horses running free in the farmland to a lush and lively forest which lies below snow-capped skiing peaks, New Zealand has so much to offer and you can acc...
5 Things You Need To Know About Last Minute Christmas Camping In New Zealand
For those of you who get through the stress of Christmas and New Year, only to realise you have time off with nothing planned, we have some tips on how to make the most of your last minute camping trip.
5 Stunning SHAREaCAMPER motorhomes to Snuggle Up in This Winter
Discover the breath-taking mountain resorts and prepare yourself for the winter holiday of a lifetime. New Zealand's South Island is home to three main ski areas. In the North Island you can even ski on an active volcano at Mt Ruapehu, which also happens to be New Zealand's largest commercial sk...