• Glamping at Wainamu: Jim and Anna Wheeler on transforming the camping experience

    One year ago - By NZ Life & Leisure

    An open ante-room is supported by tall, straight poles that Jim cut from the bush then dried, stained, polished and roped to riveted canvas.
    Camping at Wainamu does not mean roughing it under canvas. Multi-roomed tents with real furniture make communing with nature a very smooth operation.
    This article first appeared in the January/February 2014 issue of NZ Life & Leisure.
    Words: Carroll du Chateau Photos: Jane Ussher
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