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New Zealand Classic Car - - Nationwide Events -

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 clas­s­ic­ 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 per­form at a safe and low­cost event. Driv­ers will be sep­a­rated into groups with sim­i­lar ex­pe­ri­ence and sim­i­larly paced cars. Track craft and driver train­ing will be avail­able from ex­pe­ri­enced race driv­ers. Safety equip­ment re­quired, in­clud­ing hel­mets, pure cot­ton over­alls (no poly blends) and closed footwear. All road cars must have a cur­rent WOF, or race cars a log­book. All cars will be scru­ti­neered. There will be lunchtime pa­rade laps be­hind the 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, or phone 07 576 6737. Steam Mu­seum, Wakefield, from 10am. All clas­sic ve­hi­cles are wel­come, and usu­ally over 300 are catered for. En­try is $5 for car and oc­cu­pants. Morn­ing and af­ter­noon tea and a BBQ lunch will be avail­able. Steam Mu­seum rides; trans­port mu­seum; farm­ing mu­seum; saw mill; and, of course, many in­ter­est­ing ve­hi­cles. A great so­cial meet­ing and a good time for the first run af­ter the win­ter for many clas­sic cars. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Chris Clark, at Held in­doors at Pi­o­neer Re­cre­ation and Sports Cen­tre, Lyt­tel­ton Street, Christchurch. Club en­tries opened from Mon­day, May 9, email Colin Hey at cardis­ there is al­ways so much more to see, in­clud­ing vin­tage trac­tors and fire engines, along with some fan­tas­tic cars and car­a­vans on dis­play, too. Run by the Te Aroha Busi­ness As­so­ci­a­tion since 2013, this event brings to­gether lo­cal com­mu­ni­ties and ser­vices. Check out our Face­book page, Aroha Cruise In, and web­site crui­ for more in­for­ma­tion lead­ing up to the day.

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. A 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).

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