BA­SIS EVENTS DI­ARY

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GEN­ERAL EVENTS

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 clas­s­ic­cars13@xtra.co.nz.

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 info@to­tal­tours.co.nz.

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 ro­torua@vcc.org.nz.

NZCLASSICCAR, PO BOX 46,020 HERNE BAY, AUCK­LAND; INFO@PARK­SIDE.CO.NZ; FAX: 09 360 1470

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 moun­tjoy@sling­shot.co.nz.

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 the­shacks@par­adise.net.nz.

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 tvvc­ceg@xtra.co.nz.

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 randm­boyce@xtra.co.nz 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 p.pas­coe@xtra.co.nz 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 stan­car-nzcc@hot­mail.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.

RAC­ING

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, lloyd@can­ter­burycar­club.co.nz.

Fe­bru­ary 13–15, 2015: The ENZED Clas­sic, Lev­els Race­way, Ti­maru. Ph Brian Dixon, bd­dixon@inet.net.nz.

Fe­bru­ary 20–22, 2015: The South­ern Speed­fest, Tere­tonga, In­ver­cargill. Con­tact Norma Burns, info@ tere­tonga.org.nz

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