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Camper Care NZ Motorhome and Caravan Show Christchurch improves RV, camping road touring experience

November 02, 2012
Camper Care NZ Motorhome and Caravan Show Christchurch improves RV, camping road touring experience

The Camper Care NZ Motorhome and Caravan Show November 9 to 11 at CBS Canterbury Arena, Christchurch offers prizes which range from $150,000 toward a dream RV to a Hot Air Ballooning adventure for 2. Complete the entry form on the back on the show admission ticket and show-goers have a chance to win $150,000 towards the Motorhome or Caravan of their dreams.

Visit the stands listed on the form, collect their prize draw entry passes, and once youve done this, pop over to the Camper Care Team and have a go at guessing the number plate to win. All entrants will also go into the secondchance prize draw to win a Prize Pack worth $500.

There is also a chance to win a holiday experience of a lifetime every day of the show.

On site OS26 is the Concorde Charisma. This Recreational Vehicle is a highly innovative design and and it can handle a Smart car on board as shopping transport with room to spare.

Once again the New Zealand Motor Caravan Association (NZMA) has organise a national rally to coincide with the show.

You dont have to be a member and its just $7 a night to stay, you will also be able to take advantage of the show's liberty pass which gives unlimited access to the show for $18 per person. To book a site for the rally email Raewyn at or call 03 318 8748. If you have a vehicle for sale please contact or call 07 849 5472 ext 202 as there is a dedicated private sale area within the Show. The rally area is open from 8am on Thursday November 8, all rally vehicles must leave the grounds by midnight Sunday November 11.

Admission prices to the show are:

Adult $12. Child (12 years and under) Free. Liberty Pass (multi day pass) $18.

Trail-Lite  helps with motorhome  questions. Christchurch. 084
Trail-Lite helps with motorhome questions. Christchurch. 084

The Camper Care NZ Motorhome Caravan Show - Christchurch Trail-lite Seminar Series offers show-goers a huge range of free information which helps improve the RV, camping, road touring experience. The know-how available can save big dollars, bad experiences and a great deal of time too. Join the GoSee Talking Picture Show -

Every picture tells a story and Garth Morrison, Editor of and sister website is in Christchurch again at CBS Arena with the words to go with images of great out-there camping and road touring experiences in New Zealand and Australia.

Garth will compare ANZAC camping, holiday options, RVs, camp kitchens, holiday parks and some of the worlds greatest drive tourism.

The www.GoSeeNewZealand and www.GoSeeAustralia editor will talk about the good, the bad and the just plain uncomfortable aspects of life on the road. From thousands of pictures taken for GoSee website work in New Zealand and Australia he has chosen 50 images.

At no time do his fingers leave his hands, but he will use those few pictures to show and tell you how to get the most from road travel and holidays on both sides of the Ditch.

The GoSee Talking Picture Show compares NZ and Australian Camping Experiences.

The free seminars start at 10am.

GoSee seminar Christchurch NZ.
GoSee seminar Christchurch NZ.

10.00am 10.45am GoSee compares NZ and Australian Camping Experiences

Garth Morrison, Editor of Australias biggest caravanning, touring website will compare New Zealand's Holiday Parks with Australia's caravan park scene. He will take Kiwis road touring on a camping adventure which includes the Great Drives of Australia and discuss the significant differences between the New Zealand and Australian camping and touring experiences.

12.00pm 12.30pm Gallivanting Oz

Australia-based Belinda Mason from Gallivanting Oz offers an information-packed session which is ideal for anyone contemplating a road trip in Australia. Belinda will provide an overview of motorhome travel in Australia, including popular travelling routes and the best time of year to experience; options for overnighting and what to consider if hiring.

1.30pm 2.15pm All you need to know about buying a new motorhome!

Presented by Mandy Davis from Trail-lite, this is an un-missable session for all prospective buyers. Learn the right questions to ask and the information you require to help make your purchasing decision. With so many options for any prospective buyer the seminar will highlight and share the vital points to consider, ensuring you purchase the right new or pre-owned motorhome for you.

2.30pm 3.15pm Arthritis New Zealand

Classic Events charity of choice, Arthritis New Zealand will be providing an informative seminar on topics including the many services provided, as well as talking about everyday living with arthritis and aids that can help and some general techniques for self management of arthritis.

Travel addict Garth Morrison Editor GSNZ and GSA
Travel addict Garth Morrison Editor GSNZ and GSA

The Inspiration in the Kitchen Cooking Class was a huge success at the Hamilton show. Now it is at the Christchurch show. Its a great chance to refresh the recipe book with simple, yet delicious and healthy meal options for the road. Its also a great chance to talk to Chef Chevonne.

There is also a chance to win a 10 day road trip in a luxury KEA Motorhome, complete with an Interislander experience crossing the Cook Strait. Once in the North Island, experience the thrill of a jet boat ride from Huka Falls Jet Boat in Taupo, relax in a hot pool delight from Hells Gate, feed the trout and experience the bird show at Rainbow Springs and finally enjoy a farming day experience with the Agrodome, all in Rotorua.

The winners package also includes a Ricoh digital camera.

Just fill out the gate prize competition form on arrival and enter at the KEA or Interislander sites.

The Interislander has secured the naming rights to the Destination Court at the Christchurch Show at the CBS Arena. Interislander travels the Cook Strait between the North and South Islands of New Zealand and is one of the most spectacular cruises in the world. The 92km journey between Wellington and Picton is one of New Zealands most iconic tourist experiences. Interislander operates three ships, carrying both passengers and their vehicles: Arahura, Aratere, and Kaitaki.

The Camper Care NZ Motorhome Caravan Show is New Zealands largest national industry event. It specialise in providing a complete experience for all visitors interested in owning a motorhome or caravan, renovating the one they have, or catering for show-goers who are simply after a special accessory. All industry leaders plus a huge array of industry related accessory providers are at Christchuch.

Opening times: Friday 9 November 2012 - 9am - 5pm. Saturday 10 November 2012 - 9am - 5pm. Sunday 11 November 2012 - 9am - 4pm.

Where: CBS Canterbury Arena.

Free Parking:

For Visitors - Public Car Park on Jack Hinton Drive.

Admission Price: Adult - $12. Child (16 years and under) - free. Liberty Pass - .$18. (Liberty Pass will give that person the freedom to enter and re-enter, at your leisure, for theduration of the exhibition).

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Jayco Conquest motorhome NZ Christchurch Sept-Oct 2011 081
NZMCA sign of responsible campers
NZMCA sign of responsible campers