A major prize for New Zealand member of the GoSee TravelSmart members Club for April is Steel Fern Cookware prize of 5 litre pressure cooker value $275 which has been won by new TravelSmart member Dave Hyde of Greymouth, New Zealand.
The Steel Fern pressure cooker prize includes a 5 litre pot, pressure lid and a glass lid, plus steam basket and trivel. The prize also includes and instruction manual with Kiwi recipes. Greymouth on State Highway six is the biggest town in the West Coast Region of New Zealand's South Island.
At mouth of the Grey River Greymouth at the foot of the Southern Alps is in sight of Mt Cook to the south on a clear day.
Greymouth's main industries include fishing, mining, forestry and ecotourism.
Rissotto cooked in a modern pressure cooker is easy, power-saving and quick. 40 minutes old-style stirring is compressed by an easy-cook Steel Fern pressure cooker. Throw everything into the pressure cooker and eat creamy rissotto in 10 minutes.
Recipes include Moroccan Tomato Lamb, Fruity bread and butter pudding, Corned beef, chili con carne, lemon and herb chicken, pineaple pork, ratatouille, devilled sausages and refried beans.
Steel Fern New Generation pressure cookers have all the modern safety features unlike the older styles.
When pressure is above 4kPa the Pressure Safety Lock Valve (1) see picture will be locked preventing the lid from being opened accidentally. In the event of the primary over pressure valve failing to operate, there is an over pressure seal release safety window (2) that allows the gasket to release pressure.
Steel Fern pressure cookers are made from 18/10 stainless steel with 18/8 sandwhich base suitable to use on induction cookers.
Hema Motorhome and Camping Atlas
Tania Sheree Williams of Kaikohe, Northlands NZ has won the Hema Maps prize of the Motorhome and Camping Atlas 3rd Edition for New Zealand valued at $34.95.
Kaikohe in the Far North District of New Zealand is the biggest inland town and highest community above sea level in the Northland Region. On State Highway 12 Kaikohe is within 50 km of the Bay of Islands and the Waipoua, Puketi and Omahuta kauri forests.
Also not far away are the Whangaroa and Hokianga harbours, the Waiomio limestone caves, many beautiful beaches and secluded bays, and historic Kerikeri which is Northland's biggest town.
Kaikohe is the heartland of the warrior Ngapuhi, the largest iwi in New Zealand.
Kaikohe Demolition Derbys, seem to coincide with every festive date on the calendar, including Mothers Day.
The Northland demolition derby made famous by the cult documentary Kaikohe Demolition was won this year (2011) by Steve Morland, of Whirinaki who was the last man standing.
Australian GoSee TravelSmart winners: Mogo Zoo double adult pass (valued at $46) winner is Bryce Hempel of, Nichols Point, Victoria. Founded on the vision of Bill and Sally Padey who got things rolling in 1989 Mogo Zoo is a founding member of Australasian Species Management Program and plays a leading role in various breeding programs.
Mogo Zoo's core focus is it is committed to the survival of endangered species. The collection of species under the threat of extinction is Mogo Zoo's driver.
White lions are endangerd in the wild - Mogo Zoo
The zoo's conservation work in relation to the endangered Red Panda is recognised internationally. Mogo Zoo is not government funded and relies heavily on business sponsorship.
GoSee is among Mogo Zoo's sponsors and we have adopted the White Lions which are unique to the NSW South Coast zoo. Mogo Zoo is out of the ordinary with staff who, know love and want to share their fascination with beautiful animals.
Mogo Zoo is an organisation committed to the survival of endangered animals and to provide world standard facilities for over 200 animals of more than 42 rare and exotic species, including the White Lions of 'Timbavati'. Mogo Zoo also boasts the largest collection of primates in any private zoo in Australia.
As an institutional member of the zoo and aquarium association, Mogo Zoo works closely with all major Australasian zoos, cooperating in various species management programs. Mogo Zoo is also actively involved in many global breeding programs. Open from 9am to 5pm seven days a week Mogo Zoo is only closed on Christmas Day.
The zoo recommends a minimum of two hours for a visit to the zoo. Visit are best planned to include keeper talks and feeding sessions which start at *10.30 am and 1.45 pm each day.
*Times may vary during school holiday periods.
Mogo Zoo at 222 Tomakin Rd, Mogo is minutes (10km) south of the water world of Batemans Bay on the NSW South Coast.
Hayman Reese WDH holder and Hitch Lock Pin 002
Hayman Reece Hitch Pin Lock winner is Yvonne Barrett, Sutton, New South Wales. GoSee uses the Hitch Pin Lock to protect our Hayman Reese Weight Distribution shanks on all four of our towing vehicles.
GoSee has also evaluated a Hayman Reese Weight Distribution Hitch (WDH) holder which uses the Hitch Lock Pin to secure it to the A frame of caravans.
The WDH holder keeps the towing shank safe and out of the way when we are camped. GoSee sponsor Hayman Reese plays a big part in supporting the free GoSee TravelSmart Members Club benefits.
Techni ice winner of a 40 litre Classic Icebox (blue or white) valued at $99) together with six Techni Ice packs, value at $40 is Nigel Flintstone, Diamond Creek, Victoria. Techniice is the actual brand used by the Department of Defence, Qantas (Jetstar), CFA , Meals on Wheels, the Ambulance Services and virtually all major Online Supermarkets including Aussie Farmers Direct.
Techniice was also the brand chosen for use at the Atlanta and Beijing Olympics and is used by thousands of commercials users to Government Organizations in over 30 countries. More than 10 years ago Techniice were the first company in the world to incorporate white skids on the bottom of the boxes to reduce marking on white boats.
40litres Techni Ice Classic Icebox
The first to introduce one piece mould with recessed stainless steel latches and handles on some of its models and the latches even have a paddlelock point (See these models on the Techniice Website) called Celebration Series and; the first company to introduce separate anchor points that pass through the box body and lid.
A Techniice Icebox is made from the finest materials available and backed by an unconditional lifetime guarantee with a 100 p ercent Australian owned company that is celebrating its 26th year in business.
As a registered member of the GoSee TravelSmart Club members have access to additional features which include travel aids and information, full international GoSee forum links and monthly prizes.
Editors Note: The GoSee TravelSmart prizes are not redeemable during peak periods and accommodation is subject to availability. To be eligible for the monthly draws new TravelSmart members must supply their full contact details.