Minimum Viable Vanmaison

We’ve been living in a Minimum Viable Van (MVV).

We sold all our stuff, left London and moved to New Zealand for an adventure. We bought a Toyota Hiace van to convert into a campervan, while working remotely in our digital jobs for 6 months. (The rest of that story is over here if you’re curious).

But back to the MVV.

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Buying a campervan in New Zealand in under 3 hours (kinda)

Hoorah, we have a Vanmaison in our possession!  To keep this post brief and helpful to anyone who might be thinking about doing the same, I’m just going to jot down the main how-to-buy-a-campervan-in-NZ facts. It’s not a kerfuffle at all. Promise.

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Finding the Vanmaison

I am going to convince you, a would-be New Zealand nomad, to avoid purchasing a large, ex-rental motorhome or an older already fitted-out campervan. You will eventually decide to buy your own Toyota Hiace van and kit it out yourself. I’m going to go full van on you in this post. You have been warned.

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A Vanmaison creation story

I sold all my stuff, bought a ticket to New Zealand and decided to live and work in a campervan for 6 months. Let me explain.

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