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Last Thurs­day of ev­ery month: Hamil­ton Cock & 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.

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.

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, from trac­tion en­gines to Minis. The or­ga­niz­ers in­vite you to come and have a pic­nic day out at Tren­tham Me­mo­rial Park from 10am to 3pm. They can’t guar­an­tee good weather, but the event has only been can­celled once in 28 years. 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 Gold-dig­gers 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. Come to beau­ti­ful sunny Hast­ings and en­joy a fine dis­play of clas­sic ve­hi­cles in park-like sur­round­ings, from 9am–3pm. 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, with tast­ings, at $12 per head. This will be fol­lowed by a scenic drive and din­ner. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact 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.

Sun­day 8th March 2015: Twin Rivers Mo­tor­ing Ex­trav­a­ganza. Or­gan­ised by the Ro­tary Club of Avon­head. En­try fee of $15 per vechi­cle. All pro­ceeds to the Child Can­cer Foun­da­tion. A &P Show­ground, Curletts Road, Christchurch. A popular Christchurch mo­tor­ing ex­trav­a­ganza, pro­vid­ing all car clubs and all own­ers the op­por­tu­nity to dis­play their ve­hi­cles on the grass fields of the show­grounds. The re­sult of a sur­vey of en­trants over the last 2 years has meant the pa­rade is no longer part of the event, in­stead to be a static pa­rade. Des­ig­nated ar­eas can be set aside for car clubs and spe­cial groups. An auto ex­trav­a­ganza and fam­ily day out at a very at­trac­tive and spa­cious venue. A va­ri­ety of en­ter­tain­ment will be pro­vided as well as food and re­fresh­ment stalls. Prizes for Best Bri­tish, Amer­i­can, Aus­tralian, Euro­pean & Ja­panese cars. Visit http://www. face­book.com/twin­river­scarpa­rade Ma­jor spon­sor:- Paul Kelly Mo­tor Com­pany.

March 22, 2015: 13th An­nual North Can­ter­bury Clas­sic Tour. Starts at Hi-tech 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 Newzealand­clas­sic 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, and 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 the event.

April 18–19, 2015: Au­tumn Colours Out­ing, Otago. Its 13th year run­ning and as nor­mal start­ing in Dunedin. Make a week­end of it in Otago. This trip will take in North­ern South­land en route to Ar­row­town. A very en­joy­able and re­lax­ing event. Just ask any­one who has been be­fore. A won­der­ful chance to get out and take in those beau­ti­ful Otago au­tumn colours. Open to all types of ve­hi­cles and ages. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion Ph 0274 360 050, Email: main­land.clas­sic@ihug.co.nz or visit the web­site at main­land.co.nz

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

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. Con­tact 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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