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Last Thursday of every month: Hamilton Cock and Bull Classic Car Cruise-in. From 5pm onwards. Sponsored prizes, discounted drinks, platters. All welcome, car going or not. Come and meet like-minded people. To make an enquiry, phone Archie on 07 855 1071 or email email@example.com.
Last Sunday of every month: Caffiene & Classics, Smales Farm, Auckland. Cruise in from 10.00am. All Classics welcome.
First Sunday of every month: Breakfast with the Cars, Marsden Rd, Paihia. Display parking opposite Alfresco’s Cafe, 8am–10.30am. If it’s got wheels and it’s a bit different, we want to see it. Enquiries to Tracy 0274 983 557, or email Bay of Islands Wine Tours at firstname.lastname@example.org.
January 18, 2015: Rotorua Vintage Car Club Annual Summer Car Show, Rotorua Village Green at the lakefront, off Whakaue Street, Rotorua. 10am– 4pm. An informal affair intended to allow groups to get together. All vintage / classic car owners welcome. Bring a picnic, or there will be eateries within walking distance. The Craft Market will be on also — a great opportunity for public exposure to show off your cars and attract future members to your club. All money raised will be donated to St John Ambulance. For more information, contact Andy Watson on email@example.com.
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February 1, 2015: Galaxy of Cars and Swap Meet, Western Springs Speedway Stadium, Stadium Rd. Automotive Swap Meet starts at 7.30am, Car Show at 10am. Classic, vintage cars and motorbikes, cars of interest. Trade sites available and entertainment. Another New Lynn Lions Club project, profits to charity. Inquiries: Noel Mountjoy on 09 826 0504, 021 642 688 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
February 8, 2015: British Car Day, Trentham Memorial Park, Upper Hutt. Calling all owners of British vehicles powered by a V8 engine. The stars of the next British Car Day will be the V8s! However, all other British vehicles are welcome as well, from vintage to modern. The organizers invite you to come and have a picnic day out at Trentham Memorial Park from 10am to 3pm. Bring your club displays and information — but it is not necessary to be in a club. Good food and coffee available, plus some other merchandise. Proceeds go to help keep the Wellington Free Ambulance free. Display vehicles $5 per vehicle, or gold coin donation for spectators. Entrance via Barton Road. Any inquiries, contact Lyn or Keith Shackleton on 04 973 2904, or email email@example.com.
February 14–15, 2015: Coromandel Gold Rush and Gum Diggers Charity Cruise. The first part of this event will be a Treasure Hunt called the Gold Rush. The second part, aptly named The Golddiggers Charity Cruise, will be just that, a cruise. Organized by the Thames Valley Vintage & Classic Car Enthusiast Group, the event is planned to take part around the Coromandel Peninsula loop road (SH25). Registration is now open, contact Brian Stephenson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 8, 2015: Wheels on Windsor, Windsor Park, Grove Road, Hastings. 9am–3pm. Come to beautiful sunny Hastings and enjoy a fine display of classic vehicles in park-like surroundings. All traditional and modern classic vehicles welcome, including British, European, Australian, Japanese, American, military vehicles and
classic motorbikes. Food and coffee available, as well as entertainment for the kids. Cash only, no EFTPOS, $5 entry for display vehicles. Public entry by gold coin donation benefiting the Brain Injury Association HB Inc. Spot prizes to be won on the day with category prize-giving at 2.30pm. On Saturday March 7, a tour through Church Road Winery and Museum is planned, followed by a scenic drive and dinner. Phone Robyn 06 878 9071 or 021 222 3152. Alternatively, email email@example.com or visit hbbritishandeurocarclub.co.nz.
March 8, 2015: Marlborough Hospice Vehicle Display, Waterlea Race Course, Blenheim. 9.30am until 3pm. Annual event run to help raise funds for the Hospice. Entry is $5 per vehicle. Open to all vehicles, including boats, stock cars, classics, and modern vehicles of interest. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further information or call 027 442 1786.
March 22, 2015: 13th Annual North Canterbury Classic Tour. Starts at HiTech Building Systems (next to Stewarts Classic Car Collection), 656 Wairaki Rd, Russley, Christchurch. Register from 9am–10am. $15. All classic vehicles welcome; cars, vans, utes, trucks, campers, and motorcycles. Any age, body style, type, or condition, there were 187 classics last year. Tour is over scenic sealed roads to places of interest. Bring a picnic lunch. All entrants to receive New Zealand Classic Car magazine. Contact Trevor Stanley on 03 314 8628, fax 03 314 8618, or email email@example.com.
April 3– 6, 2015: Austin-healey Car Club of New Zealand Monaco Rally, Nelson. The Austin-healey Car Club of NZ holds its biennial rally in Nelson over Easter weekend. Includes guests and their vehicles from Australia and the USA. Information on austinhealey.org.nz or find us on Facebook: austinhealeynz.
April 3– 6, 2015: Classic Fighters 2015, Omaka Aerodrome. This year’s theme is ANZAC and we require vehicles for display including those associated with Australia / New Zealand, e.g. Ford, Holden, Chrysler, BMC, VW, Bolwell,
Mclaren, Trekka. In return you get two passes for three days (we require the vehicle for at least two days). You must register with Patrick Pascoe at p.pascoe@ xtra.co.nz as passes will be emailed out. Register early, accommodation is limited during event.
January 15–24, 2016: Vero International Festival of Historic Motoring. Scheduled to take place in Dunedin, this event will be the 10th International Rally held by the Vintage Car Club of New Zealand Inc. The festival has evolved over the years, and there are now significant numbers of vintage motorcycles involved as well as vintage, veteran and classic cars. Registrations for the event open February 2, 2015, and will be available online, along with other info. at historicmotoring.co.nz.
Tasman Cup Revival Series Calendar 2014–’15
January 16–18, 2015: Round three, Gulf Oil Howden Ganley F5000 Festival No. 1, Hampton Downs.
January 23–25, 2015: Round four, Gulf Oil Howden Ganley F5000 Festival No. 2, Hampton Downs.
February 6–7, 2015: Round five, Skope Classic, Mike Pero Motorsport Park, Christchurch.
February 12–15, 2015: Round six, The NZIGP/ Manfeild Trust /MSNZ/TRS Manfeild, Feilding.
Southern Festival of Speed
February 6–8, 2015: The 23rd SKOPE Classic Motor Racing Celebration, Mike Pero Motorsport Park, Christchurch. Contact Lloyd Proctor, firstname.lastname@example.org.
February 13–15, 2015: The ENZED Classic, Levels Raceway, Timaru. Ph Brian Dixon, email@example.com.
February 20–22, 2015: The Southern Speedfest, Teretonga, Invercargill. Contact Norma Burns, info@ teretonga.org.nz
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