Wheels hit the road for Daf­fodil Rally

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The Cen­tral Hawke’s Bay Vin­tage Car Club’s sec­ond an­nual Daf­fodil Rally on Au­gust 26 to raise funds for the Can­cer So­ci­ety has been hailed an­other suc­cess after rais­ing more than $2000.

The vent be­gan with a dis­play of cars and mo­tor­bikes at the CHB A&P Show­grounds, said club public­ity of­fi­cer San­dra Cross.

“Eighty-two ve­hi­cles were en­tered plus six cy­clists, a mo­tor cy­cle with side car and a Vin­cent mo­tor cy­cle. Par­tic­i­pants in the rally were in­vited to show their cars in a free dis­play be­fore­hand, rang­ing from a 1903 Holley to a 2018 Tesla. All decades of mo­tor­ing were shown off and in­cluded cars from the pub­lic as well as club mem­bers,” she said. The dis­play was well at­tended and for a gold coin dona­tion to the Can­cer So­ci­ety, peo­ple could vote for their favourite car — awarded to Ross Mitchell’s Packard Woodie sta­tion wagon.

The rally was open to any road­wor­thy ve­hi­cle and fol­lowed a scenic route which fin­ished at Walling­ford Homestead where the Can­cer So­ci­ety put on a “truly de­li­cious” af­ter­noon tea for the 160 peo­ple who took part.

OWNER Tony Prebensen at Walling­ford Homestead with his rare 1903 Holley, one of only four in ex­is­tence.

ABOUT 160 peo­ple en­joyed a af­ter­noon tea at Walling­ford in CHB at the end of the rally.

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