Random Stuff

Sell your housetruck!!
Have added a free classifieds tool so you can list your housetruck or housebus (or gidgetry) for sale. Check the Classifieds menu.

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Camping sites
Where are all the camp sites in NZ? Which ones are pet friendly? Visit to find a camp-site that will meet all your requirements.

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Welcome to HTNZ

housetruck [n., adj. hous-trûk]
A heavy motor vehicle designed for carrying a structure serving as a dwelling for one or more persons, especially for a family.

Housetruck, housebus, motorhome, motorcaravan, mobilehome… whatever you call a home on wheels, in NZ, there are hundreds of vintage and classic housetrucks and housebuses as well as more modern styled coaches and extravagantly overpriced campervans.

We are the champions, again.

Not only do we have the best rugby team, but now we are the best country on the world.

10 reasons why NZ is the best.

The story says it all really. This shows that we do have a lot of good here.

We are number one..

A recent study showed that NZ is the best place to be if you are a solo traveller.  Check out the link.  Number one

Need a place to park your truck/bus while in Rotorua?

This article shows that Rotorua are working at being Camper friendly.  Camping friendly It seems that more and more councils are thinking of the travelling spenders. As with all offers of free, or cheap, accommodation please be respectful.


Freedom campers welcomed for a week

Saw this and thought of our travelling friends. Even those having a short trip holiday.
Shows that some councils are actually getting on board with reality.

Interested in road racing?

This was posted on the NZMCA website.


Keen on road racing? Targa New Zealand wants you: Targa NZ would like to enquire as to the availability of NZMCA Members who may like to assist as Officials at the event in exchange for which Targa provides fuel and accommodation allowance to contribute towards costs. This will allow NZMCA members to enjoy a subsidised holiday in the South Island while at the same time being involved with one of New Zealand’s top international events. NZCMA members can help out for one day or several days or for those that are very keen we have a number of vacancies for stage timing team members who would be involved with the event for the full week. For interested parties pls contact Gary Upson,, 09 298 8322. Event runs from Oct 27 to 2nd November 2014.

Chch Council are now watching Freedom Campers

This article shows that there are still some people who need to be potty-trained.

Chch new staffer for Freedom Campers

Living the dream.

I saw this what I would say was a blog on I found it showed how many people are thinking, yet most of them are too scared to take the leap. These people did and their smiles show it all. However we do understand that this lifestyle is not for everyone.
Please take time to read this article.

Grand Designs NZ Style

Posted by Megan
New Zealand is about to get its own series of Grand Designs and the production company making the show are currently looking for some challenging, unique and interesting builds. Has anyone got a grand designs house truck or house bus in the offering. If so please contact or phone (09) 376 6761
I hope someone out there can help or knows someone who can help.

Wellington Truck Show/Convoy

I just got notice via FaceBook.

“Hi Guys

discussions held with council this morning on pending storm have left us no option but to postpone the show until a later date due to safety risks.

I know you have all put a lot into this and will be as gutted as we are”
The Wellington Truck Show has been postponed. The cursed weather strikes again.