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Category: Travel / Lifestyle

Tiger Hero 1 Motorcycle

21 February 2024

Feral Feline

Triumph NZ has thrown us the key to a brand new Tiger 1200 Rally Pro to do with as we wish. So, we headed straight for the South Island. WORDS & PHOTOS: Ben Wilkins. Most bike tests here in New Zealand involve picking up the review bike from the importer, keeping it for a couple of weeks to try...

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Logan Hero Motorcycle

21 February 2024

Why I Ride - Logan Olausen

Graphic Designer Logan Olausen from Golden Bay tells us how a TV show planted the seed, but it was a trip to Vietnam that started his love affair with adventure riding. WORDS: Tara Papworth  PHOTOS: Supplied. When did you get into riding?. “I grew up in Auckland and rode 125cc dirt bikes with my...

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Hero3 CamperCare

21 February 2024

Putaruru - Past & Present

A unique museum, water and walks Story by Sheryl Bainbridge Photos Neill & Sheryl Bainbridge. For years we’ve driven past the New Zealand Timber Museum on the main road just south of Putāruru saying ‘we must stop one day’. ‘One day’ arrived, and we spent an absorbing couple of hours ...

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Hero2 CamperCare

21 February 2024

Accessibility on Trails

Opening the gate – removing barriers to accessing our great outdoors Words Mark Inglis. Between losing his legs at 23 years old due to frostbite and then going on to be the first double amputee to have stood on the roof of the world, the summit of Mount Everest, Mark has carved out careers as a s...

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Hero CamperCare

21 February 2024

Enjoy The Many Faces Of Otago

Explore and immerse yourself in the magnificent Otago this summer  Story Cecilia Huang (Department of Conservation) Photos as credited. Otago is your all season go-to place. It’s renowned for its amazing diversity - mountains, lakes, alpine lakes, river valleys, beech forests, waterfalls, glacie...

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2 travel Jackson Bay RV Lifestyle NZT Vol 1 CamperCare

17 November 2023

Jackson Bay – end of the road!

Just south of Haast, the road ends at a scenic spot with a fishy feel and a pioneer past Story Sheryl Bainbridge Photos Neill Bainbridge. Tourists seem to fall broadly into three categories. Firstly there are domestic tourists, many of whom are of the older generation leisurely travelling the count...

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2 Heta loop NZToday RV Lifestyle vol 13 CamperCare

17 November 2023

Down by the Riverside

There’s something for everyone on Whangārei’s Huarahi o Te Whai (Hātea Loop) Walk Story +  Photos Sheryl Bainbridge. Cycling or skipping, chattering, leading dogs while tugging at parents’ hands, on a fine weekend morning it’s heart-warming to see happy children wending their way around ...

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1 Grovetown RV NZT2 CamperCare

17 November 2023

Grovetown Lagoon

An Oxbow Lake With Abundant Bird Life Provincial, small-town New Zealand folk are well known for ‘coming together’ to achieve common goals especially when those end objectives benefit the community as a whole. Natural habitat restoration projects are particularly good examples of this community ...

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