BA­SIS EVENTS DI­ARY

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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.

March 8: 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: 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 8: Twin Rivers Mo­tor­ing Ex­trav­a­ganza, A&P Show­ground, Curletts Road, Christchurch. Or­ga­nized by the Ro­tary Club of Avon­dale. En­try fee of $15 per ve­hi­cle, all pro­ceeds to the Child Can­cer Foun­da­tion. All car clubs and own­ers have the op­por­tu­nity to dis­play their ve­hi­cles on the grass fields of the show­grounds. Make this an auto ex­trav­a­ganza and a fam­ily day out. Va­ri­ety of en­ter­tain­ment pro­vided with food and re­fresh­ment stalls. Awards for; Best Bri­tish; Best Amer­i­can; Best Aus­tralian; Best Euro­pean; and Best Ja­panese car. Spon­sored by Paul Kelly Mo­tor Com­pany. Con­tact Graeme Mcvicar on 027 534 1330 or visit the web­site face­book.com/ Twin­river­scarpa­rade.

March 13–15: NZ Ley­land P76 Club’s Any­thing but Av­er­age Na­tional Rally and AGM. Based around the Clas­sics Mu­seum at 11 Rail­side Place, Hamil­ton, there’ll be many of the finest P76s in New Zealand, and maybe even our only Force 7V coupé in at­ten­dance. Cars should be avail­able for public view­ing at the Clas­sics Mu­seum from around 3:30pm on Satur­day, March 14, or will be seen cruis­ing about the lo­cal­ity as we check out the lo­cal at­trac­tions. For any and all in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Ed Tub­man on 07 847 9116 or eat@clear.net.nz. March 14–15: His­toric Trans­port Mu­seum Trust Trans­port Show, Hig­gins Park, Wake­field, Nel­son. 10am un­til 4pm. Clas­sic and mod­ern trucks, plus other trans­port dis­plays, $5 en­try, un­der 13 free. More in­for­ma­tion at face­book.com/ his­toric­trans­port­mu­seum.

March 22: 13th An­nual North Can­ter­bury Clas­sic Tour. Tour starts at Hi-tech Build­ing Sys­tems (next to Ste­warts Clas­sic Car Col­lec­tion), 656 Wairaki Rd, Rus­s­ley, Christchurch at 9.30am. 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 Newzealandclas­siccar mag­a­zine. Con­tact Trevor Stan­ley on 03 314 8628, fax 03 314 8618, or email stan­car-nzcc@hot­mail.com.

April 3– 6: 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: 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 10–13: An­nual As­so­ci­a­tion of Rover Car Clubs Na­tional Rally, Copthorne Sol­way Park, Master­ton. Hosted by the Rover Car Club of Welling­ton, up to 100 Rover and Land Rover ve­hi­cles at­tend the na­tional rally each year. There are a range of ac­tiv­i­ties planned for 2015, in­clud­ing vis­it­ing a num­ber of the Wairarapa’s best at­trac­tions. Con­tact the Rover Car Club of Welling­ton for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion by email­ing 2015ar­c­crally@gmail.com, or writ­ing to PO Box 10260, The Ter­race, Welling­ton.

April 18–19: Au­tumn Colours Out­ing 2015, 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 more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Au­tumn Colours Out­ing 2015, PO Box 5231, Dunedin 9058 or email: main­land.clas­sic@ihug.co.nz. Visit main­land­clas­sic.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.

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