Stories

Most of us are keen to reduce our footprint on the road. Claire Smith finds some handy ways you can care for the environment without impacting on your enjoyment – and you’ll save a few dollars too!
Competition winners Steve and Lyn Jones were over the moon to be drawn as the winners of our recent MCD giveaway, winning themselves a week-long beachfront holiday in the Coromandel in a VW Grand California. Anna King Shahab caught up with the lucky couple to find out how it went.
When we’re out and about, a good trip is a safe trip – and most of the time, that’s how it goes. MCD columnist Liz Dobson tells how to be ready for that one trip that doesn’t go according to plan.
Sometimes nothing feels as good as curling up with a good book. This June we’re featuring reads from some household names, and a few brilliant new authors.
Owning a motorhome is a true joy, but it’s important to try a few out before deciding on the one for you. And once you own one, can you make the investment worthwhile? Claire Smith talks to Camplify about a recent merger that’s changing the face of the RV market.
Flora Maas and Bjorn Sohl’s four children do not have to catch the bus to school; they are already there. Jill Malcolm talks to an extraordinary couple who have taken to the road permanently to educate and better interact with their young family.
With so many gorgeous vehicles on the market, how do you work out which RV is the right one for you? We’ve put together a list of considerations so when you do sign that special agreement, you know you’ve picked the right one for you.
Food writer Sophie Merkens spent much of last year travelling the length and breadth of the country by campervan, interviewing Kiwi women with a connection to food – those who grow, gather, forage, and create from the land. The result is her new book, Grow.
The humble toasted sandwich is a much-loved mainstay of Kiwi cuisine. With the ever-popular Great New Zealand Toastie Takeover competition now in full swing, now’s the perfect time to chow down on some of the best toasties in the country.
Sometimes nothing feels as good as curling up with a good book. This May sees some excellent fiction and non-fiction for you to get stuck into.