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Pack up the car, gather your family and friends, head to the beach, surf some waves, fire up the BBQ and soak up some sunshine. From Cape Reinga to the adventurous South Island, we've hit the road in the Volkswagen California Ocean to discover the full Kiwi Summer.

The competition is now closed. A massive congratulations to all the winners, and to Nic from Waimate for taking out the grand prize of a weekend in the Volkswagen California and a Leica Sofort Camera.


Thanks for joining us on the journey.

While we’ve been road-tripping our way around NZ, so have you! Thank you to everyone who entered the competition, and caught up with us along the way. It looks like everyone had a great kiwi summer hitting the road in VW’s and soaking up the sun, at some of the best spots across NZ.

Check out the interactive map for the full road trip adventure and the celebration video below.


Congratulations to all the winners!

Volkswagen Goodies.

Congratulations of all the winners of the fan-favourite, Official Volkswagen Merchandise prizes.

Prizes included- Kombi Lego, Kombi USBs, beach towels, mugs, books, car cleaning kits and much more! Perfect for when your love for Volkswagen extends far beyond the driver’s seat.

Leica Sofort Cameras.

To help capture New Zealand's favourite summer spots, there was x 2 Leica Sofort Cameras with film packs to be won.

Perfect for any Volkswagen road trip, you won't miss a moment thanks to these new Leica Instant Cameras. They instantly print out your summer adventures - creating lasting summer memories in your hand.

Grand Prize.

Congratulations to Nic from Waimate, who won a Leica Sofort Camera + Film, PLUS a weekend away in our modern day Kombi - the Volkswagen California Ocean*.

Sleeping up to four people, it includes everything you will need for a summer road trip - camping chairs and table, sink, two-burner stove, on-board fresh and waste water tanks, gas storage compartment, electric hook-up, masses of storage and the awesome pop-up roof.

Thanks for joining us on the journey.

An adventure in the California.

What an epic road trip! Check out the Interactive Map for the Volkswagen California's journey from the top to the bottom of New Zealand. We loved meeting and catching up with Volkswagen fans along the way!

Competition now closed.

Thank you to everyone who entered the Great VW Kiwi Summer Road Trip Competition. We loved seeing where the road took you this summer.

Road Trip Inspiration.

Summer is still here! Take a look at the Gallery for road trip inspiration. Click through the photos from Kiwis across NZ enjoying their Great Kiwi Summer Road Trips or discover via location zooming around the Interactive Map.

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*Terms and Condition Apply. Promotion starts 9.00am NZDT 19 December 2016 and closes 11.59pm NZDT 16 February 2017. See the full competition Terms and Conditions here: Competition Terms & Conditions

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