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The team at Kendal Vehicle Services would like to wish
all their clients and friends a Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!!
We will be closed 24th, 25th, 26th & 31st December
and 1st & 2nd January.
Atlas RV For more information contact Clark:
P: 420 0200 or 021 133 9605, E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Are you looking for employee
Have you been displaced by the earthquake?
We have the perfect solution for you!
We can offer temporary and permanent
Mobile homes start from $62,000+GST
• We can tailor to your specific needs
210 Harewood Rd (behind Z Ser vice Station)
03 359 9229
WHEN THINGS DON'T GO YOUR WAY,
WE WILL BE OPEN THESE XMAS HOLIDAYS
TO GET YOU BACK ON THE ROAD
Alternative to soaring house prices
Modern facilities: Inside the kitchen of one of the Atlas RV mobile homes.
Compare the advantages available for mobile home owners
Atlas RV homes provide mobile
stability in an every day ''ever
changing'' world, say owners Clark
Nicholson and Kathy Kise.
Offering an affordable alternative
to high-cost real estate, Kathy said
the mobile homes are also
''Our ready-made mobile homes
can be used upon land that might
otherwise not be redeemable, and
there are no resource consents
required to pull one of these up and
connect to services -- with the
option of moving on if need be.''
The business was born in 2005
after Kathy moved to New Zealand
from Oklahoma and was shocked at
the high cost of homes.
''I said to Clark, 'how will young
people ever own a home of their
own?' At that time, the market was
hugely inflated and growing so
quickly it frightened me.
''So we bought 12 of these homes
to sell but demand wasn't very high
because many Kiwis didn't
understand the concept.''
Today, the business is booming.
Equipped with all the modern
facilities and tailor-made to your
individual specifications -- including
the number of rooms required -- the
RV Atlas mobile homes are ideal for
anyone from employers wanting
work accommodation for staff, to
families displaced after the
''They can park it on their
property and live on it very
comfortably,'' said Clark.
''Prospective landlords could buy
them and let them out or they also
make a fantastic bach.''
He describes the mobile homes as
similar to a caravan but offers more
''The windows are double-glazed
and extra insulation makes them
warmer than traditional Kiwi homes.
''They are pretty toasty in the
Made in Oklahoma, the custom-
built mobile homes are shipped to
New Zealand and priced from just
$62,000 plus GST.
''My husband has been extremely
ingenious in having these built in
such a way as to reduce the outlay
for the product,'' Kathy says.
''We are both hugely concerned
for the public's lack of options, and
in view of the housing shortages,
cost and viability of some pieces of
land, having a home on wheels that
is clean, warm and affordable could
be the solution that will lighten your
When it comes to earthquakes,
the mobile homes have proven their
worth, Clark said, with one owner
living exactly one kilometre away
from the epicentre of the September
''Houses around her were being
destroyed and her mobile home
rocked a bit but it was fine.''
Atlas RV also imports caravans
and cargo trailers.
''We are a family-owned business
and pride ourselves on making you
feel comfortable during and after
''We are in this with you for the
Stock can be viewed at the Atlas
RV yard on cnr Carmen and
Waterloo roads, Hornby (adjacent to
Carpet Court). Phone 420 0200.
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