Labour Weekend 21-23 Oct
This upcoming Labour Weekend is a great excuse to getaway on an easy long weekend trip! Spring should be in full bloom and there will be lots to see and do in some nice mild weather. Bring the kids or get together a group of mates and go looking for all the best bits this country has to offer!
We've picked out a few vehicles around Auckland and Christchurch for you to have a look at that would be great for a small group, as well as some handy articles from our blog to give you a hand planning your long weekend holiday.
Nelson Arts Festival 11 - 27 October
The 23rd Nelson Arts Festival programme has launched, with a stellar line-up of national and international talent coming to Nelson from 11-27 October 2017.
The Nelson Arts Festival welcomes in spring with a programme packed with fabulous events. Theatre, dance, music, writers' talks, comedy, visual arts, community and family events, korero - from near and far, free and ticketed.
Laser Plumbing & Electrical Hampton Downs 500
The Laser Plumbing & Electrical Hampton Downs 500 will take place over the weekend of October 28/29.Last year’s 101 lap race was a major hit with competitors and fans alike but this year Australian GT Management have added a 100km to the race length, making it a 500km battle!
Mighway are an Official Partner of Hampton Downs Motorsport Park & Events Centre this year, and that means some great benefits for you at the Hampton Downs 500! We have five infield parks available at the Hampton Downs 500, EXCLUSIVE to Mighway motorhomes!
Taranaki Garden Festival 27 Oct - 5 Nov 2017
This is truly a special year for the Garden Spectacular as it's turning 30! It's now one of the longest running and most popular garden festivals in New Zealand. Each year they strive to offer a new and exciting line up of events and of course - a spectacular range of gardens.
It's a great opportunity to get out on a holiday around the Central North Island! Taking a campervan on holiday is an awesome way to experience New Zealand up close and personal, getting closer with nature and locals.
Hawke's Bay Food and Wine Classic - 3-12 Nov
Recognised the world over for its fine wine and fresh produce, Hawke's Bay is a gastronome's dream destination. It's a tough job knowing where to start, so that's why F.A.W.C was created! - your one-stop culinary festival that brings together the best on offer from across the region.
Summer F.A.W.C! 2017 takes place from 3-12 November and promises to be a cracker. Choose from more than 75 events over 10 days, featuring Hawke's Bay's very best talent alongside some very special guests.
Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge
November 25 2017
The Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge will this year celebrate its 41st event. From its humble beginnings in 1977 with just 26 participants, the event has grown into NZ’s premier and largest cycling event, with around 7,000 riders from across New Zealand, and over 20 countries across the globe, taking part each year!
It's a great opportunity to get out on a holiday around Taupo and the North Island! Taking a campervan on holiday is an awesome way to experience New Zealand up close and personal, getting closer with nature and locals.
December 1 - 3 2017
Channel your inner child and embrace three days of mud, music and entertainment and a tonne of fun at the inaugural Mudtopia Festival in Rotorua, New Zealand, 1-3 December 2017. In partnership with one of the world’s most loved festivals, the Boryeong Mud Festival, an adventure land of muddy madness, music and mayhem await.
Taking a motorhome is a great way to deal with the lack of accomodation that comes with major events, and gives you the freedom to travel wherever you want, whenever you want. If you're travelling to Rotorua, you might as well take a few extra days and travel around the North Island.
Rhythm and Alps Wanaka
December 29 - 31 2017
The Rhythm and Alps festival site is nestled in New Zealand’s picturesque Southern Alps. Surrounded by mountains, streams and just down the road is Lake Wanaka - one of the best NZ has to offer. A short drive and you'll be in Queenstown, NZ's adventure capital - think Bungy Jumping, the Shotover Jet and Skydiving.
The event is the premier festival of the South Island, catering to 10,000 partygoers. There will be over 50 international and local acts performing across our 4 stages with the best sound and lighting production in the country. With a dedicated campervan area, taking a motorhome to Rhythm and Alps will make your trip that much easier, as you don't have to worry about sleeping in a tent or finding accomodation!
Whether you've got the kids at home for a few months or you've got a break from work, summer in New Zealand is the perfect time to relax and get to know the country better. You can make it a mission to find the best beaches, go hiking in the pleasant weather and look for somewhere nice to swim, or just laze on the deck with some good company and nice drink.
It's also the best time to get away in motorhome, whether you just need a few more beds at Christmas, or a ringing in the New Year with a Great Kiwi Roadtrip.
Ed Sheeran - Autumn 2018
Ed Sheeran is touring the country for six shows as part of his Divide World Tour, playing in Auckland from March 24th to 26th, and Dunedin from March 29th to April 1st. If you've got a ticket to one of these six sold out shows, the next thing to think about is accomodation! If you're coming from out of town (or even if you're not!) why not take the opportunity to stay out a few more days and cruise around the country? Book a motorhome with Mighway and secure accomodation you can take on the road!