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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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 arocnz.org.nz, 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 email@example.com. Held indoors at Pioneer Recreation and Sports Centre, Lyttelton Street, Christchurch. Club entries opened from Monday, May 9, email Colin Hey at firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 cruisein.co.nz 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).