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Camping The Kiwi Way, Spring 2023

Camping the Kiwi  Way 5: spring 2023

ISSN:2815-8261 (Print) | ISSN 2815-827X (Online)


Featured content


Grandad’s Grandad’s caravan

Because we had a newborn, my parents-in-law offered us the caravan.


10 Tips for Safe Caravan Towing

The same accident rates, but the main reason, jack-knifing, is different.


Why not stop and stay a while?

Where to stop when travelling and camping in NZ—use it, share it, add to it.


Pros and cons of full time family travel

PROS: You get to spend a lot of time as a family.

CONS: You spend a lot of time as a family.


Update: Self-containment and freedom camping changes


RV & Camper business services:

Self containment, LPG work, electrical work, motorhome work & more.


Table of contents


2 Freedom camping under the new law

4 Editorial

4 Freedom camping & self-containment: status, Spring 2023

4 Freedom camping: who does what

5 Grandad’s Grandad’s caravan

7 Cooking on the road: planning food for off the road

8 The Homestead, St Bathans

9 10 Tips for safe caravan towing

9 Why Caravans roll over… and how to prevent it

10 Building a connected NZ camping and tourism industry

10 Lake pukaki

11 Lake Monowai campsite

12 Why not stop and stay a while? Introducing Stop and Stay

14 Cooking with fire

14 Easy-to-make flat breads

15 Pros and Cons of full time family travel

16 More cold season tips

16 A cassette toilet in a van

18 Update: Self-containment and freedom camping changes

20 Thinking about your overnight park

21 Freedom inside the fence

22 PUZZLE: Small town New Zealand

23 Small town: Waiau

25 A small paint kit, a few good brushes…

26 This is the story of three types of self-contained vehicles…

26 A classic

29 Mobile cell towers

29 The Aeropress

29 Two uses

30 Around my own back yard

32 The smallest church

32 Yaktrax

33 Events — Camping

34 Events — Festivals and shows

35 RV & camper business services


About Camping the Kiwi Way


© 2023 All Points Camping Club of NZ Inc

Editor: Miriam Richardson

editor@campingthekiwiway.org

campingthekiwiway.org


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All Points Camping Club of NZ Inc & NZ Lifestyle Camping Ltd


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Front cover:

Lake Monowai, Fiordland p11. ©2023 Kayla Laatz


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Tenting, caravanning, motorhoming, van camping, bike camping, hiking and more.

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• Club stories and photos.

• Upcoming events that include camping.

• Opinion pieces on camping issues.

• Technical / helpful articles.


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