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North IslandCoromandel

Waiponga Reserve, Opoutere

Overnight Campervan Parking

Waiponga Reserve, Opoutere

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandBay of Plenty

Pahoia Domain

Overnight Campervan Parking

Pahoia Domain

Overnight Campervan Parking

Free-camping for self-contained campervans and motorhomes, 30 minutes north of Tauranga

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South IslandNelson Region

Summertime bliss

Rankers Koha

Freedom Camping

Rankers Koha

Freedom Camping

Freedom Camping by the river

North IslandCoromandel

Waiomu Domain Beachfront Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Waiomu Domain Beachfront Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

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South IslandMarlborough

The way it rolls.....

Ohingaroa, Kenepuru Sounds

Overnight Campervan Parking

Ohingaroa, Kenepuru Sounds

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandBay of Plenty

Island View Esplanade Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Island View Esplanade Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Free-camping at Island View Esplanade Reserve on Tuna Ave, Waihi Beach

North IslandBay of Plenty

Anzac Bay, Bowentown Domain

Overnight Campervan Parking

Anzac Bay, Bowentown Domain

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandBay of Plenty

Tuapiro Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Tuapiro Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Tuapiro point

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North IslandWaikato

Keeleys Landing

Freedom Camping

Keeleys Landing

Freedom Camping

North IslandNorthland

Lake Waiparera

Overnight Campervan Parking

Lake Waiparera

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

No special effects that colour is real

The Pines

Lake Pukaki Freedom Camping - Hayman Road

The Pines

Lake Pukaki Freedom Camping - Hayman Road

Freedom Camping on the side of Lake Pukaki

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South IslandWanaka Region

Chinamans Bluff

Mount / Mt Aspiring National Park - Overnight Campervan Parking

Chinamans Bluff

Mount / Mt Aspiring National Park - Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandBay of Plenty

McMillan Road Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

McMillan Road Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandWaikato

Te Kauwhata Domain

Overnight Campervan Parking

Te Kauwhata Domain

Overnight Campervan Parking

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Victoria Slater

United Kingdom

Don't accept that you have to pay to do everything in NZ. It does feel in places like every opportunity to make a buck is being exploited, to the disadvantage of tourists, but with research you can find great free/low cost alternatives i.e Curio Bay in the Catlins

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South IslandSouthland

Self containment

Alex McKenzie Arboretum, Otautau

Overnight Campervan Parking

Alex McKenzie Arboretum, Otautau

Overnight Campervan Parking

South IslandQueenstown Region

Fairlight Railway Station

Overnight Campervan Parking

Fairlight Railway Station

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandBay of Plenty

Port Ohope Boat Ramp

Overnight Campervan Parking

Port Ohope Boat Ramp

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandRotorua Region

Lake Okaro Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Lake Okaro Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandTaranaki

Dawson Falls Carparks

Egmont National Park - Overnight Campervan Parking

Dawson Falls Carparks

Egmont National Park - Overnight Campervan Parking

North IslandAuckland Region

Hamiltons Gap

Overnight Campervan Parking

Hamiltons Gap

Overnight Campervan Parking