OFF THE BEATEN TRACK THEATRE
Why not take a visit to the 'Off The Beaten Track' Theatre while you're at the show
Here you will be informed and inspired by our expert exhibitors as they present on topics such as unique camping spots within our beautiful country, to touring Australia's hot spots!
10:30am - Dreaming of an Australian motorhome holiday? - Gallivanting Oz
All you need to know to start planning your next adventure across the ditch.
A road trip in Australia is one of life’s great adventures. Whether you’re dreaming of the Outback and stunning Red Centre, or of the tropical ‘Top End’, Australia’s last wild frontier where you’ll find crocodiles, Aboriginal rock art and some of the most jaw-dropping scenery you’ve ever seen! Or of the remote beauty of Western Australia with its turquoise waters. Stunning Tasmania and diverse Queensland are equally as popular. We’ll cover all this and more, including giving you some insight into our escorted tours and travel tips for doing it on your own at our informative free seminar. This talk will suit nervous newbies or our weathered wanderers – perfect to start planning your next adventure across the ditch.
11:30am - NZMCA
What's In It For Me? The benefits of belonging to the NZMCA - Bruce Lochore, NZMCA
NZMCA CEO Bruce Lochore explains the very tangible benefits of joining the other 70,000-plus Kiwis who belong to the Association – from low-cost parking in NZMCA-owned Parks to significant Cook Strait ferry discounts; and from fuel discounts to free member only publications, websites and the new Travel App. And that’s only the start of what you get for your $90 annual membership fee!
12:30pm - Let us get you 'Off The Beaten Track'.
Ready to interact with a side of New Zealand that you don't normally see?.... Let us get you 'Off The Beaten Track'.
Enjoy this informative introduction to landowners and holidaymakers! Discover a world of shared experiences. Learn more about these unique holiday destinations, which sees landowners sharing their piece of paradise, and delivering to holidaymakers, a slice of New Zealand that they would never otherwise find. Plenty of time to ask questions and discover the New Zealand you never knew existed.
1:30pm - Shannon Katipa Cooking Demonstrations
Come and learn some cooking tips and tricks with Shannon Katipa. Here, Shannon will teach you how to cook easy meals, in a small space while on the road.
Friday 15th September: Akaroa Salmon
Smoked Salmon with Ponzu Caramel, Pea Puree with Wasabi Cream, Kumara Fondant with Candied Ginger, Steamed Beans
Saturday 16th September: Tastes of the Mediterranean Sea
Baby Octopus Ragout, Garlic Prawns, Cockles with Olive Oil, Lemon and Parsley
Sunday 17th September: BBQ Chicken
Sticky Glazed BBQ Chicken Thighs, Pumpkin, Broccoli-Beans-Capsicum-Feta and Almond Salad, Whipped Polenta, Herbed Mayonnaise
2:30pm - Marty's Panel & Paint - everything you should know about the maintenance and care of your vehicle's exterior paintwork
Marty's Panel & Paint will be presenting on some important points in the maintenance and well-being of the exterior of your motorhome and caravan. Such topics include:
- What to look for when buying a Motor-home /campervan
- How to keep it looking good.
- What you should repair first & what you should keep an eye on for later.
- What you need to do in an unfortunate accident scenario.
- What NOT to do!!