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Last Thurs­day of ev­ery month: Hamil­ton Cock & Bull Clas­sic Car Cruise-in Held 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 clas­s­ic­ First Sun­day of ev­ery month: Break­fast with the Cars Vil­lage Green, Mars­den Road, Pai­hia, 8.30am to 10am. If it’s got wheels and it’s a bit dif­fer­ent, we want to see it. En­quiries to Tracy on 0274 983 557, or email Bay of Is­lands Wine Tours at info@to­tal­ Fe­bru­ary 24–27: Ameri­carna 2016 With a packed pro­gramme of events, this pop­u­lar show will once again be based in New Ply­mouth. This year, as well as evening ac­tiv­i­ties, there will be scenic runs out to places of in­ter­est — in­clud­ing Pukeiti Gar­dens, Sen­try Hill Win­ery, Bar­nett’s Pri­vate Car Col­lec­tion and a cruise up the For­got­ten High­way to the Re­pub­lic of Whang­amomona. Of course, Ameri­carna 2016 will cul­mi­nate in the tra­di­tional pa­rade through the New Ply­mouth CBD. For more de­tails, visit ameri­ March 6: Auck­land Clas­sic Brit & Euro Car Show To be held at Lloyd Elsmore Park, Paku­ranga, close to the How­ick His­tor­i­cal Vil­lage, from 10am to 3pm. El­i­gi­ble cars must be of Bri­tish or Euro­pean ori­gin. Spe­cial dis­play for non– car-club clas­sic cars. Free en­try to the pub­lic, with do­na­tions sought for a named char­ity. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit bri­teu­ro­ March 13: Wheels on Wind­sor To be held at Wind­sor Park, Grove Road, Hast­ings, from 9am to 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 will be avail­able at the venue, as well as en­ter­tain­ment for the kids. Spot prizes ga­lore to be won all day, with cat­e­gory prize-giv­ing at 2.30pm. $5 en­try for dis­play ve­hi­cles, pub­lic en­try by gold coin, ben­e­fit­ing the Brain In­jury As­so­ci­a­tion (HB) Inc. On Satur­day, March 12 — the day be­fore the event — there will be a tour through Fara­day Cen­tre tech­nol­ogy mu­seum in Napier, leav­ing from Wind­sor Park at 2pm, at a cost of $7 per head. This will be fol­lowed by a scenic drive and din­ner. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Robyn on 021 222 3152, email rbn­, or visit hbbri­tis­han­deu­ro­car­ March 13: Clas­sic Mo­tor­ing Marl­bor­ough An­nual Ve­hi­cle Dis­play This is the fifth year of this Clas­sic Mo­tor­ing Marl­bor­ough event, which in­volved 320 ve­hi­cles last year. This time, we ask that you sup­port us and get your truck, car, or boat out to dis­play to the pub­lic to in­crease our num­bers fur­ther. Get your club to­gether and come and make an out­ing of it. En­try will be $5, with all pro­ceeds ben­e­fit­ing the Hospice Marl­bor­ough. Food and drink will be avail­able on-site. Fur­ther in­for­ma­tion is avail­able from Pa­trick Pas­coe, phone 027 442 1786, or email p.pas­ March 13: Purewa Ceme­tery Open Day Clas­sic and vin­tage cars and hearses will be on dis­play at the first Purewa Ceme­tery and Cre­ma­to­rium Open Day on Sun­day, March 13. Lo­cated at 4 Par­sons Road, Mead­ow­bank, Auck­land, the open day will be a fam­ily-friendly event de­signed to in­volve the com­mu­nity in the rich his­tory and new tech­nol­ogy of­fered at Purewa. From 10am to 4pm, there will be guided tours of the chapels and cre­ma­to­rium, also cov­er­ing the fa­mous and in­fa­mous buried there. Re­fresh­ments, en­ter­tain­ment, and a pa­rade of cars and hearses will pro­vide a fun fo­cus. March 20: Twin Rivers Mo­tor­ing Ex­trav­a­ganza Or­ga­nized by the Ro­tary Club of Avon­head, this event will be held at the A&P Show­grounds, Curletts Road, Christchurch. This day is now a pop­u­lar Christchurch mo­tor­ing ex­trav­a­ganza, pro­vid­ing all car clubs and all own­ers with the op­por­tu­nity to dis­play their ve­hi­cles on the grass fields of the show­grounds. All makes, mod­els, types, styles, and ages are wel­come, with an en­try fee of $15 — if it has wheels, bring it. Af­ter much soul-search­ing, it has been de­cided to once again in­cor­po­rate a pa­rade as an op­tional fea­ture: it was not held last year but pop­u­lar de­mand has seen it re­in­stated. Des­ig­nated ar­eas can be set aside for car clubs and spe­cial groups. Make this a fam­ily day 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, Best Amer­i­can, Best Aus­tralian, Best Euro­pean, and Best Ja­panese cars. Con­tact Graeme Mcvicar on 027 534 1330, or head on­line to visit our face­book page, face­­river­scarpa­rade. April 3: North Can­ter­bury Clas­sic Tour This is the 14th year of this pop­u­lar tour. Meet at Hi-tech Build­ing Sys­tems, 656 Wairakei Road, Rus­s­ley, Christchurch (next to Bel Air Gar­dens and Ste­warts Clas­sic Car Col­lec­tion). All clas­sic ve­hi­cles wel­come: cars, vans, utes, trucks, cam­pers, and mo­tor­cy­cles — any age, body style, type, or con­di­tion. All en­trants will re­ceive a free New Zealand Clas­sic Car mag­a­zine. Reg­is­tra­tion will be from 9am, with the tour de­part­ing pro­gres­sively from 9.30am. En­tries will close off at 10am, and the fee will be $15 per ve­hi­cle. En­try num­bers have var­ied from 78 (in 2003) to 252 (in 2007); the av­er­age num­ber of en­tries is 142. Or­ga­nized by Trevor Stan­ley-joblin, ph. 03 314 8628, fax 03 314 8618, email stan­car­_nzcc@hot­mail. com. April 10: All Ford Day, Fal­con Farewell Auck­land’s All Ford Day rolls back into Smales Farm, Taka­puna. Gates will open from the Ta­haroto Road en­try for show cars from 8.30am and for the pub­lic from 10am till 2pm. En­try for show cars and driver will be free, pas­sen­gers and pub­lic $10, and un­der 13s free. There will be trade dis­plays, com­pe­ti­tions, chil­dren’s events, food, at­trac­tions, and an ex­clu­sive bonus for en­trants. We are pleased to an­nounce Va­ri­ety — The Chil­dren’s Char­ity as the pri­mary ben­e­fi­ciary, and the North Shore Hospice as our sec­ondary char­ity. Check out the web­site for up­dates and look for ‘Auck­land All Ford Day’ on Face­book.

April 22–25: Jowett Car Club Na­tional Rally, Whanganui

Cars will travel to Whanganui from north of Auck­land and from the South Is­land. Ve­hi­cles will con­sist mainly of Javelin sa­loon cars, Jupiter sports cars, and Brad­ford trucks and vans. All ve­hi­cles have the Jowett trade­mark hor­i­zon­tally op­posed en­gines. The best place to view the cars will be on the morn­ing of Satur­day, April 23, from 10am till 11.30am, at the Whanganui War Me­mo­rial Cen­tre, Watt Street (Queens Park), Whanganui. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion, visit jowet­, or call 021 827 148.

May 30–June 1: Queen’s Birth­day on Queen’s Wharf

Queen’s Birth­day on Queens Wharf is a free an­nual event that brings the best bits of Great Bri­tain to down­town Auck­land in a three-day event at­tract­ing more than 80,000 peo­ple. As part of the cel­e­bra­tion, Bri­tish sports, mu­sic, ob­jects, food, cul­ture, and ma­chines are all dis­played through­out Shed 10, The Cloud, and Queens Wharf, and all shared with the at­tend­ing pub­lic. Cars are the crown in the jewel of this event — with ve­hi­cles span­ning 100 years of Bri­tish mo­tor­ing his­tory be­ing dis­played by clubs and re­tail­ers. New Mclaren, Bent­ley, and As­ton Martin mod­els share floor space with old MGS, Daim­lers, Mi­nis, a dou­ble-decker Lon­don bus, and brand-new Jaguars. Places are avail­able for Bri­tish car clubs now — con­tact info@fresh­con­ to book a space to dis­play your ve­hi­cles.

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