Road Trip to Amethyst Springs on the Wanganui River, Hari Hari (West Coast)
Despite a dreary forecast, it was time to check out the West Coast of the South island, this time Hari Hari about 45 minutes south of Hokitika and with a population of 348. The West Coast on a whole, is sparsely populated which gives you plenty of opportunity to enjoy wide...Read post
How To Add Or Edit Something on CamperMate
We are super excited about the 'add a location' function we launched a while back being well loved by the CamperMate geocaching community. The consistency of the data is important to the whole project, so if you haven't added or edited something on CamperMate yet, here's how to do it. To...Read post
Safer Travelling with Real-time Road Alerts
Yesterday over Facebook and Twitter we announced the launch of a new function for the CamperMate app, one that we feel is going make travelling New Zealand even easier. If there's been an accident, a slip or there's road works scheduled, you can now tap on 'Road Alerts' in the CamperMate...Read post
Day Trip to Tumbledown Bay, Banks Peninsula
The South Island has taken a hammering in the last 4 days with what was forecast to be the worst storm in 20 years. While it didn't quite live up to it's hype we certainly saw some wild weather. There was substantial flooding around the base of the Port Hills, and in...Read post
The Wet West Coast (Hokitika and Lake Kaniere)
The West Coast of the South Island is a special place in New Zealand. It's an area with a lot of space (23,000 km² to be exact) and some of the most amazing mountainous scenery you'll ever lay your eyes on. Surprisingly, the West Coast was the only area with remotely good...Read post
CamperMate Becomes NZ's Most Popular Travel App + Reaches 10,000 downloads!
It has certainly been an intense week. It's amazing how much press we've received since last week hitting #1 most popular travel app on the New Zealand app store.At the same time we reached 10,000 downloads. Oarsome! Statistics aside, what really gets the fantastic CamperMate team going is the fact that...Read post
The All New Version of CamperMate for iPhone/iPad!
Hot on the heels of the new CamperMate Android app, comes the new version of CamperMate for the iPhone and iPad. We are pretty stoked with this version actually, mainly due to a new menu style, faster adding of new locations and a new 'interesting tips' category that allows travellers to...Read post
Free Photos Of New Zealand
Recently CamperMate had a request for some high resolution photos of New Zealand for an overseas publication. Fairly random I thought, as there a quite a few on stock photography websites, however I knew I had a few from my travels. Thought I would post some more here also, on the off chance others were...Read post
Announcing The Arrival Of The (new) CamperMate Android App!!
It was tough to admit, but the old version of CamperMate wasn't great..Especially on Android which with the low end devices provided a terrible, almost horrific user experience. It was such a bad performer that we removed it from Google Play, vowing for it to not surface for air until it...Read post