TRAILLITE THEATRE

The Traillite Theatre is full of experts who cannot wait to share their knowledge with you.  They will inspire and tempt you with 7 exciting presentations daily, every day of the Show.

There’s plenty of time for questions and to meet and greet our presenters.

Best of all, they're all FREE! 

2019 Schedule

10.00am - Your Motorhome - Things you should know

For a number of years, we have been seeing new Motorhomes deteriorate and fade really quickly, with older campervans having poorly fitted accessories which are causing lots of  internal  and structural damage. This seminar will give you some guidance on how to look after your motorhome, campervan or caravan and what to look for when buying new or second hand. I will advise on how you can protect your very valuable asset from our harmful UV rays. One of the problems with most of the newer imported RVs is that some are manufactured using old gelcoat technology instead of UV resistant gelcoat or paint which would give you the protection needed for our harsh NZ sun. I will also cover the importance of washing your RV to further protect it.

10.45am - NZMCA Data: Getting connected on the road

This seminar walks you through everything you need to know about how to set up and use NZMCA Data, the motorhome and caravan broadband for NZMCA members.

Wireless Nation will also talk about exciting new developments on connectivity for members, and answer any questions you may have.

11.30am - Let Us Get You "Off the Beaten Track"

Off The Beaten Track connects holiday makers with a taste of authentic rural New Zealand that is delivered through undiscovered locations and experiences that are privately owned.

In our opinion, holidays are best enjoyed Off the Beaten Track, where we provide access to some of New Zealand’s best kept secret locations and experiences.

See New Zealand like never before and get Off the Beaten Track!

12.15pm - Motorhome Travel in Australia

Planning a trip to Oz? Whether it’s the tropical Top End, WA’s turquoise waters, Outback Queensland, the iconic Red Centre, the remote Nullarbor or stunning Tassie – we’ve got tips for you.  There is so much diversity with the wildlife, scenery, culture and experiences.

Join the Gallivanting Oz guru, Belinda Mason, as she shares insight into motorhome travel in Australia. This talk will suit those who may like to join one of our tours or our wanderers who want to freestyle it. It's the perfect start to planning your next motorhome adventure across the ditch.

1.00pm - The Essential Need to Know Before Purchasing a Motohome or Caravan

This seminar is to help you avoid making an expensive purchase mistake by buying the wrong motorhome or caravan for your intended purpose. TrailLite consults hundreds of customers every year who are feeling overwhelmed with the amount of products on the market and are anxious about buying the wrong product for their lifestyle. TrailLite's goal with this informative seminar is to get you clear about your needs and ensure you buy once and buy right. Everything you need to know to make that happen will be included in this seminar.

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2.00pm - Chef Carl Houben

Learn how to cook on the road like a professional with Wintec Chef, Carl Houben!

Friday: Chicken Curry - Simple, mild & easy to make.

Saturday: Snapper Ceviche, with Rice Paper Crisps & Condiments - From finger food to entree.

Sunday: Ginger Beef Dumplings with Various Dipping Sauces - Easy for on the road.

2.45pm - The rise of the 'Not so Grey Nomad' in New Zealand

Sharon and Wayne talk about the increasing trend that they are seeing as more and more people are choosing a life on the road.  They give a real-life view of life on the road including how to earn money, where to find the work and how they are engaging employers to consider Motorhomers as a reliable, stable workforce to solve their short term staffing challenges.  If you are considering this kind of life or are just curious join us for an informative and funny look at life as a "Not so Grey Nomad".

3.30pm - Batteries and Charging Systems

Looking after your RV batteries is essential to ensuring they give you a long service life. But how do we do this? Amperage, voltage, state-of-charge, charge, discharge what does it all mean? And why does it matter?

Find out with Greg Mitchell from REDARC Electronics as he explains how to get the most out of your batteries and save money and time in the long run.
Friday & Saturday Only