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At 11,000 and rising TravelSmart Club member prize winners for October in Australia and New Zealand

November 09, 2011
At 11,000 and rising TravelSmart Club member prize winners for October in Australia and New Zealand

Total Australian and New Zealand GoSeeTravelSmart Club membership is now over 11,000 members. GoSeeAustralia's Kiwi sister site combine to help about 9000 individual visitors every day.

This huge caravanning and touring audience open more than *2.5 million GSA and 250,000 GSNZ pages each month. * January 2011 figures.

Australia TravelSmart Club member winners -

New member signed up for October:

Hayman Reese Hitch Pin Lock winner is John and Linda Kelly Rooty Hill New South Wales.

Rooty Hill is a suburb of Western Sydney about 45 km from the CBD. The puzzling name is said to relate to the problems tree roots caused when Governor Philip Gidley King literal struck trouble while trying to establish the foundations of Government House on Norfolk Island. On his return to NSW a hill in Blacktown brought back the Norfolk Is experience and was named accordingly.

GoSee uses the Hayman ReeseHitch Pin Lock to protect our Hayman Reese Weight Distribution shanks on all 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.

Others winners are -

Mogo Zoo double pass. The winner is Ian McRae of Peakhurst New South Wales. Peakhurst in Sydney's south is referred to as Peaky by locals and opened it first post office in 1885. It is named after landholder John Robert Peake who donated the land for the first Methodist Church in 1856.

Founded on the vision of Bill and Sally Padey who got things rolling in 1989 Mogo Zoo is a founding member of the Australasian Species Management Program and plays a leading role in various breeding programs. Like Orana Wildlife Park in Christchurch 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. 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.

Six sheets of TechniIce HDR $39.95 INCL postage. The winner is Gary Hindmarsh of Abermain New South Wales.

Abermain is about 8 km from Cessnock in the Hunter Region on the border of the 2257 hectares Werakata National Park. The national park is home to the threatened Squirrel Glider, Grey-headed Flying Fox, Regent Honey Eater and Swift Parrot.

TechniIce is a high-tech multi-purpose product that can be used as either a sheet of ice or a heat pack. It comes in a light, flat sheet that expands into a 24-cell ice pack by just adding water. When used as recommended, TechniIce stays frozen for days - six times longer than ice and three times longer than gel packs and most other ice packs when used in the same volumes.

Besides a cold pack TechniIce also doubles as a heat pack. The same sheet of Techniice can be used as both a hot pack and cool pack. Designed in Australia, TechniIce has become a big hit with outdoor enthusiasts. Established 26 years ago, it was only in recent years that Global National Australia (the company behind the TechniIce Company and their 5-16 day Iceboxes, Esky and reusable dry icepacks) decided to make their commercial quality outdoor products available to the public.

It was a ground-breaking decision for a traditionally 'trade only' company that is the supplier of commercial/industrial outdoor gear to an array of government departments and some of the worlds biggest organisations in over 38 countries from defence to airlines.

Now there is a range of outdoor products of high quality for about half the price typical in many retails outlets.

The quality of the products, from their military style swags and heavy duty trunk locker tool boxes to their quick release tie down ratchets, quick release fishing rod holders and ice boxes make these better than average for outdoor needs.

TechniIce HDR use in sheets or cut off separate cubes
TechniIce HDR use in sheets or cut off separate cubes

Ezyline the Pegless Clothesline winner is Peter Darrell of Morphet Vale. Morphet Vale is the biggest suburb in South Australia, It is a southern suburb of the South Australian capital Adelaide. It is named after Sir John Morphett who made a major contribution to the establishment of Adelaide as a settlement in 1837.

Ezyline packs are two metres long and are suitable for clothes lines, on balconies and patios, bathrooms, laundries or the garage. Ezyline is great for the home and for travelling and camping.

New Zealand TravelSmart Club winners

Orana Wildlife Park, Christchurch, NZ provides family pass prizes joined Orana Wildlife Parks, Christchurch, Adopt an Animal program with a Black and White Ruffed Lemur adoption. The program is open to individuals, families, school groups, clubs societies and businesses. All donations over $5 are tax deductible.

Adoption funds go towards the costs of food, veterinary care, breeding programs and maintenance of the animals' homes.

No pegs needed with Ezyline
No pegs needed with Ezyline

The NZ GoSee TravelSmart Club member winners for October are - Orana Wildlife Park (1) Family Pass Wayne Rickard Palmerston North, New Zealand. and;

Orana Wildlife Park (2) Family Pass Susan McConnon Riverdale, New Zealand.

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 prizes are subject to availability. To be eligible for the monthly draws new TravelSmart members must supply their full contact details.

The TravelSmart option button is on the left of the Home Page. Click TravelSmart Good Stuff. Membership is free. To join click GoSee TravelSmart Club. At Bottom right click Join the GoSee TravelSmart Club. Knock in your details. Enter the verification word and click save.

Orana Wildlife Park Christchurch Giraffe feeding
Orana Wildlife Park Christchurch Giraffe feeding
Kids  love Orana Wildlife Park calf feed time
Kids love Orana Wildlife Park calf feed time
Rhino at short range Orana Wildlife Park Christchurch
Rhino at short range Orana Wildlife Park Christchurch
Hayman Reese WDH holder and  Hitch Lock Pin 002
Hayman Reese WDH holder and Hitch Lock Pin 002
Black and White Ruffed Lemurs are gentle residents at Orana
Black and White Ruffed Lemurs are gentle residents at Orana