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This is the story of Jamie Nicoll and his 1960 J4 Bedford House Bus Rolling Tiny Home Conversion thanks to Jola Josie/YouTube who has a really interesting channel on life as a New Zealand Gypsy.

He’s had it for about 20 years, rebuilt it himself, and uses it to travel around New Zealand while mountain biking.

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Mountain Biker’s 1960 House Bus

1960 J4 Bedford Hous Bus Rolling Tiny Home Conversion via Jola Josie YouTube 001

Images via Jola Josie/YouTube

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This is Luane Brauner’s housetruck and self-made art studio up in the clouds overlooking Golden Bay, New Zealand. Jola Josie treked up hills and across streams to interview Luane. Check out the video tours below! Enjoy!

Artist Housetruck and Art Studio Up in the Clouds

Luane Brauner's Housetruck in Golden Bay New Zealand

Photo credit: Jola Josie

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According to Jola Josie, a travel blogger spending the year reconnecting with her New Zealand roots and traveling among gypsies, this might just be New Zealand’s Tiniest House.

Like her own THOW, this one is built on a ute, so owner Ivan had to focus on the weight of his build, using mainly pine for the frame and cedar shingles. The reclaimed and recycled home has an itty bitty kitchen, loft bedroom and storage space (he’ll build his travelling bathroom later). He uses one solar panel to power his lights and little water pump for his sink. You can watch Jola’s full interview with Ivan below the pictures.

Get more information about Jola’s journey after the video. Enjoy!

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New Zealand’s Tiniest House? (On a Ute)

Images/Screenshots via Facebook

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