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New Zealand Classic Car - - NATIONWIDE EVENTS -

First Sun­day of ev­ery month: Break­fast with the Cars Vil­lage Green, Mars­den Rd, 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@to­tal­tours.co.nz. Last Sun­day of ev­ery month: Caf­feine and Clas­sics Pro­tecta In­sur­ance brings you Caf­feine and Clas­sics — a monthly brunch open to all ve­hi­cles and held on the last Sun­day of each month at Smales Farm, just 5km north of the Auck­land Harbour Bridge. From 9am to 12pm. Last Thurs­day of ev­ery month: Hamil­ton Cock and 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 clas­s­ic­cars13@xtra.co.nz. July 15–17: Gore Vin­tage Car Club 50th An­niver­sary The Gore Branch cor­dially in­vites all past and present mem­bers and sup­port­ers to join it for its 50th an­niver­sary cel­e­bra­tions. On Fri­day, there’ll be a nog­gin and nat­ter; Satur­day a rally and din­ner; and, on Sun­day morn­ing, tea and farewell. To reg­is­ter your in­ter­est, or for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Keith or Linda Nunn on 03 208 5403. July 17: 36th Cen­tral North Is­land Swap Meet and Clas­sic Car Show Held at the Par­adise Val­ley Race­way, Ro­torua, and fea­tur­ing vin­tage, vet­eran, clas­sic cars and hot rods. Open 7am–3pm. Hot food and re­fresh­ments avail­able. This year, we have a lim­ited num­ber of ex­tra in­door sell­ers’ sites avail­able. For site en­quiries, con­tact Neville Harper, ph. 0274 947 249, or, for de­tails, visit face­book.com/cen­tral North Is­land Swap Meet And Car Show. Au­gust 27: Alfa Romeo Own­ers Club Driver Ex­pe­ri­ence 2016 To be held at Bruce Mclaren Mo­tor­sport Park, Taupo. Come and en­joy this non­com­pet­i­tive event de­signed to ap­peal to every­one want­ing or need­ing track time, from new­com­ers to ex­pe­ri­enced rac­ers. Seize this op­por­tu­nity to see how you and your car will per­form at a safe and low-cost event. Drivers will be sep­a­rated into groups with sim­i­lar ex­pe­ri­ence and sim­i­larly paced cars. Track craft and driver train­ing are avail­able from ex­pe­ri­enced race drivers. Safety equip­ment re­quired, in­clud­ing hel­mets, pure cot­ton over­alls (no poly blends), and closed footwear. All road cars must have cur­rent WOF and race cars, a log­book. All cars will be scru­ti­neered. Lunch-time pa­rade laps be­hind pace car (free, by in­vi­ta­tion). BYO food and drink, or pur­chase from cart at the track. En­try fee $100 per driver, or $80 if you bring an­other per­son will­ing to help mar­shal (no ex­pe­ri­ence nec­es­sary). Social wind down: af­ter the track closes, re­live the day at The Plough­mans Restau­rant, 45 Charles Cres­cent, Taupo. Cash bar/ food. No need to book. All en­tries must be re­ceived by Satur­day, Au­gust 20. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to arocnz.org.nz or phone 07 576 6737. Septem­ber 24–25: Can­ter­bury Clas­sic Car Show and In­ter-mar­que Con­cours d’el­e­gance Held in­doors at Pi­o­neer Re­cre­ation and Sports Cen­tre, Lyt­tel­ton Street, Christchurch. Club en­tries opened Mon­day, May 9. Email Colin Hey at cardis­plays@gmail.com. October 2: Spring into Ox­ford Car dis­play 10am–2pm. Cost: $5 per dis­play car; pub­lic en­try by gold-coin do­na­tion. All makes of clas­sic ve­hi­cle wel­come. Great fam­ily day out. Pro­ceeds to Ox­ford Menz Shed, which will be open for in­spec­tion. Venue: Pear­son Park (off Dohrmans Road, which is off Bay Road be­side the Fa­mous Sh­effield Pie Shop, Main Street (pies highly rec­om­mended). October 7–9: Can­ter­bury Vin­tage Car Club Swap Meet Fri­day, Satur­day, and Sun­day. Car clubs will be able to set up their dis­plays on Fri­day — there will be no pub­lic park­ing in the dis­play ar­eas this year. October 30: Can­ter­bury All British Day On Sun­day, ar­rive at Can­ter­bury Vin­tage Car Club Clu­b­rooms, Cut­ler Park, Mclean’s Is­land Road, Christchurch, be­tween 9.30am and 10.30am. Run will de­part at 10.30am to a coun­try do­main (TBA).

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