Mo­tor­ing Mad Mataura 2015

New Zealand Classic Car - - Letters - Words and pho­tos: Quin­ton Tay­lor



spon­sors who not only do­nated gen­er­ously, but who also at­tended the swap meet, some with dis­play stalls. We re­ally ap­pre­ci­ate their sup­port,” he con­tin­ued. Now that the Scout Hall roof has been re­placed, this year’s fundraiser helped to­wards re­plac­ing the in­te­rior walls and ceil­ing.

The Otepuni Moon­shine Band en­ter­tained the big crowd that turned out, while the Mataura Rugby Club kept the food com­ing with a tasty bar­be­cue.

Judg­ing by the ar­ray of stalls, there was plenty on of­fer in the parts swap cat­e­gory, while those with a bud­ding pro­ject trail­ered in some very in­ter­est­ing cars, trucks, and mo­tor­cy­cles.

Com­pe­ti­tion for the var­i­ous tro­phies on of­fer was again in­tense this year, mak­ing it a tough job for the out-of-town judges!

The show will be back next year. For any en­quiries, con­tact Tony, ph. 027 211 3076.

1. 2. Im­mac­u­late 1962 Chevro­let Im­pala Rare Hud­son could be a stun­ner when fin­ished Once seen ev­ery­where — Austin A40 and a brace of Vaux­halls Barry Clear­wa­ter’s im­mac­u­late 1980 Isuzu 117 coupé

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