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Down-to-earth travel adventure series from Spida and family goes to Hamilton NZ GoSee prize winner

June 29, 2012
Down-to-earth travel adventure series from Spida and family goes to Hamilton NZ GoSee prize winner

The May GoSee TravelSmart Club free member draw has new prizes which include a series of DVD adventures from the travel TV show The Great Australian Doorstep, hosted by Peter 'Spida' Everitt.

The former AFL ruckman travels around Australia and New Zealand with his wife Sheree and family of four for the show which entertains with down-to-earth travel experiences.

The Great Australia Doorstep DVD Pack valued at A$50 has been won by Neil Mallard of Hamilton. NZ.

The DVD Pack Series 1 discovers the vast Australian Outback and covers the western half of Australia.

Series 2 explores the popular eastern half of Australia. It leaves from Melbourne via the Mornington Peninsula travels across to Lakes Entrance, into ACT then zig zags all the way to the tip of Australia at Cape York. Then its back inland to the vast Queensland outback, finishing up in the world famous mining town of Mt Isa.

Series three covers the high tops of the Flinders Ranges, the Grampians, Snowy Mountains, east coast oceanside towns and as far outback as Richmond and the Dinosaur Trail.

Series four includes New Zealand. With 11 episodes filmed in Australia and five in New Zealand. In Australia the series includes Tasmania's Cradle Mountain, the Wild Western Wilderness, Freycinet and one of Australia's most stunning Beach The Bay of Fires in Eastern Tassie, also the Lockyer Valley, Capricorn Coast, The Long Paddock in Outback NSW.

The Kiwi segments include the stunning Coromandel Peninsula, Hot Water Beach, Whakatane, a live volcano plus iconic Rotorua and lakeside Taupo.

The Great Australian Doorstep series of Travel DVD's are available on Shopping GoSee. Just click the 19th option button on the left of the GSA or GSNZ Home Pages.

Other Kiwi GoSee TravelSmart Club winners are:

Orana family pass 1: Deb Boyd of Papamoa NZ.

Orana family pass 2: Sharon Hitch, 1 of Burnside. Christchurch. has 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.

GAD DVD four includes New Zealand
GAD DVD four includes New Zealand

Set in 80 hectares Orana is New Zealands only open range zoo. Orana Wildlife Park is located within 15 minutes drive of Christchurch Airport as GoSee found on a recent visit.

Over 400 animals, representing more than 70 species, are displayed at Orana Wildlife Park. Internationally, Orana Wildlife Park is known for its breeding programs for Rothschild's giraffe, southern white rhinoceros, cheetah, scimitar-horned oryx and sable antelope.

Orana Wildlife Park on McLeans Island Road, Harewood is 10 minutes from Christchurch Airport and 25 minutes from Christchurch CBD. Open daily 10am until 5pm. Last entrance is 4.30pm. Closed Christmas Day.

Australia winners are:

Mogo Zoo prize Mogo Zoo - Free Family Pass - 2 adults and 2 children (just in time for the school holidays). Paul Woodcroft, of Rutherford. NSW.

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.

Pure  power and beauty as Orana Wildlife Park  Tiger leaps
Pure power and beauty as Orana Wildlife Park Tiger leaps

In July 2006 the zoo successfully bred two white lion cubs. Since then Mogo Zoo has developed an internationally recognised white lion breeding program.

The zoo recommends a minimum of two hours for a visit. 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 holiday water world of Batemans Bay on the NSW South Coast.

Battery World Eneloop Recharge pack Patricia Thatcher, Wonthaggi Victoria.

GoSee supporter Roger Langham at Battery World Geelong is the source of the Sanyo Ni-MH Battery Charger model MQN04 and 4 pack of AA Eneloop Batteries valued at $21.95. There will be about six more of these prizes in 2012.

Hayman Reese 50mm Chrome Tow Ball Melissa and Rohan Parr, of Rosebud Victoria.

Hayman Reese plays a big part in the free GoSee TravelSmart Members Club benefits which include reliable towing information for GoSeeAustralia and GoSee New Zealand members.

Free membership for GoSee TravelSmart Club members is a prize in itself.

Free GoSee TravelSmart membership has many practical benefits like the spread-sheet fuel calculator. The Excel Fuel Usage Calculator and Log Sheet is linked to the popular GoSee Fuel Calculator (members just click TravelSmart Good Stuff option on the left of the Home Page and click Fuel Use Calculator).

It is designed to give TravelSmart Club members the ability to use the speadsheet over 10 fills. GoSee believes this gives a better range for a running average of fuel performance.

Silvery Gibbon among  most endangered primates. Mogo Zoo  023
Silvery Gibbon among most endangered primates. Mogo Zoo 023

With a 10 fill spread calculation headwinds, hills, road surface, hot weather, different drivers and varied loads and weights are better covered in producing an actual average outcome.

The GoSee Fuel Calculator will give accurate fuel consumption. Just enter litres of fuel used and the kilometers covered and click for litres used per 100km. The answer also comes in kilometers per litre and miles per gallon for those with longer memories.

The GoSee TravelSmart Club now has 12,000 members and rising in Australia and New Zealand. is GoSeeAustralia's Kiwi sister site. and combine to help about 9500 individual visitors every day.

As a registered member of the GoSee TravelSmart Club members also have access to additional features which include towing set-up and equipment videos, a variety of activities to keep children entertained while on the move. They include colouring pictures, mazes, word games, Sudoku and additional games and Google Earth.

There is also access to Towing Compatibility information and all members are automatically in line for the chance to win monthly prizes. GoSee TravelSmart Club members get access to GoSee Useful Links.

These include Weather, public toilets,, Fruit Fly checkpoint information, National Seniors, Campervan and Motorhome Club of Australia (CMCA), Country Fire Authority Victoria and the NSW Rural Fire Service, in fact all state and Territory fire services are included.

How much personal information new Travel Smart Club members choose to disclose to GoSeeAustralia is up to each individual. The only way GoSee knows personal infomation is if it is provided to us, for example when TravelSmart members include personal information in a free discussion forum.

As a registered member of the GoSee TravelSmart Club members also have access to Towing set-up and equipment videos.

Editors Note: To be eligible for the monthly draws new TravelSmart members must supply their full contact details. The Join Free TravelSmart Club option button is on the left of the and Home Pages.

Roger Langham of Battery World, Newtown, Geelong advises GoSee on Bush Power set-up
Roger Langham of Battery World, Newtown, Geelong advises GoSee on Bush Power set-up