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Jan­uary 29th 2017

Waipara Vol­un­teer Fire Bri­gade An­nual 4WD River Trip; Driv­ing down Waipara River to rocks at Am­ber­ley Beach. Whether you’re an ex­pe­ri­enced driver look­ing for a chal­lenge or novice look­ing to have a great day out with the fam­ily, this is the trip for you. Reg­is­tra­tion is at 9.30-10am at the Waipara fire sta­tion with brief­ing at 10.00am. We will then progress down to the Am­ber­ley Rocks at the north end of Am­ber­ley beach. Bring your own lunch, etc. The day will end with a com­pli­men­tary BBQ and soft drinks back at the sta­tion. Ex­pect­ing to fin­ish around 4pm. For any fur­ther de­tails con­tact Tom at email Tom­sof­froad@ ya­hoo.com or phone 0274072452.

Fe­bru­ary 3rd- 6th 2017

Motu School East Cape Sa­fari 2017; Wai­tangi Week­end. The sa­fari be­gins at Motu School on and weaves in and out the East Coast re­gion and usu­ally fin­ishes at the Raukokere Church on 6 Fe­bru­ary. The Sa­fari tours through the back blocks of the East Coast with in­cred­i­ble views and in­ter­est­ing ex­pe­ri­ences on the way, trav­el­ling forests, farms, rivers and tracks. All ve­hi­cles to be reg­is­tered and war­ranted so you com­ply with the forestry per­mit. All ve­hi­cles to have min­i­mum of third party in­sur­ance. You need this to com­ply with the school li­a­bil­ity pol­icy. Cost is $ 400 per ve­hi­cle and spa­ces are on a “first in, first served” ba­sis to those that have reg­is­tered an in­ter­est. To reg­is­ter Con­tact Paul and Shel­ley Corn­wall at Motu School Email; ad­min@ motu. school. nz Phone 06 863 5804 or post PO Box 11, Motu 4052.

Fe­bru­ary 12th 2017

Rivers­dale Surf Life­sav­ing

4WD fundraiser; Hosted by Wairarapa 4x4 Club. Over lo­cal farms in­clud­ing Flat Point, Home­wood, Stans­bor­ough, Matariki, Orui and Pa­hautu Sta­tions. $ 85.00 per ve­hi­cle. Lo­cal club ve­hi­cles will have seats avail­able for those with­out a 4WD. $ 25.00 per per­son. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Dave McLean Phone 06 377 3274 or 027 697 3976.

Fe­bru­ary 11-12th 2017

NZFWDA Na­tional 4x4 Trial - Round Four; Open to the pub­lic and spec­ta­tor friendly, the NZ Na­tional 4x4 Tri­als Se­ries com­prises of one- day events hosted by NZFWDA af­fil­i­ated Clubs around the coun­try. This Round is hosted by Val­ley 4WD Club. For more de­tails visit; nz4x4­tri­als. co. nz/ cal­en­darand- re­sults/

March 11th-12th 2017

Te Awa­mutu Ro­tary 4WD Sa­fari Wai­tan­guru; An­nual Te Awa­mutu Ro­tary Sa­fari in con­junc­tion with Gey­ser­land 4WD Club. The 2017 4WD Sa­fari will be held over the week­end of 25th and 26th Fe­bru­ary, 2017 and i t will be based at the Wai­tan­guru Dis­trict Hall. The Wai­tan­guru Hall is sit­u­ated 22kms west of Pio Pio which is 24 kms south of Te Kuiti on SH3. This area of­fers a good mix of ter­rain over spec­tac­u­lar coun­try­side, some of which was used in film­ing of the Hob­bit tril­ogy. There will be fa­cil­ity free camp­ing ( toi­lets, no show­ers) avail­able on- site, bed and break­fast op­por­tu­ni­ties in the area and mo­tel accommodation at Pio Pio ( 22 kms, 26 min­utes), Te Kuiti ( 45 kms, 45 min­utes) and Otoro­hanga ( 65kms, 70 min­utes). For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion and reg­is­tra­tion forms con­tact David Samuel on 07 871- 5889 ( be­fore 9.00pm) or email be dsamuel@ clear. net. nz

March 11th 2017

NZFWDA Na­tional 4x4 Trial - Round Five; Open to the pub­lic and spec­ta­tor friendly, the NZ Na­tional 4x4 Tri­als Se­ries com­prises of one- day events hosted by NZFWDA af­fil­i­ated Clubs around the coun­try. This Round will be hosted by Mt Eg­mont Club. For more de­tails visit; nz4x4­tri­als. co. nz/ cal­en­dar- and- re­sults/

March 12th 2017

Off Road Rac­ing North Is­land Cham­pi­onship; Round 1. Mere­mere Short course only. www. oranz.co. nz

March 18-19 2017

Hokianga Sa­fari 2017; Hosted by the Kauri Coast 4WD Club of Dar­gav­ille. There will be tracks for both club shinys and tuff trucks. The Sa­fari will be based in Waima­maku cross­ing pri­vate land, both coastal and in­land that isn’t ac­ces­si­ble to the pub­lic and will be pre­dom­i­nately off road. Full day of 4x4in on Satur­day and half day Sun­day. This is a self cater­ing sa­fari so unlike pre­vi­ous years no will be meals pro­vided. There will be BBQ’s avail­able and there is also a kitchen in the com­plex. Full camp­ing fa­cil­i­ties avail­able. Cost $ 100 per ve­hi­cle. Lim­ited to 60 ve­hi­cles. Fundrais­ing for the North­land Res­cue He­li­copter. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Ron or Chrissy Phone 094058316. To reg­is­ter email info@ kau­ri­coast4wd­club.co. nz

March 26th 2017

Suzuki Ex­treme 4x4 Chal­lenge; This is the only event of its kind in NZ and is cre­ated and hosted by Cow­perTrucks. Held at 2278 SH3 Tu­rak­ina it will fea­ture the best of the best driv­ers and 4x4 Tri­als com­pe­ti­tion ve­hi­cles in the coun­try. Ve­hi­cles and crews have been per­son­ally in­vited to test their skills against 12 ex­treme 4x4 cour­ses. This year FMX Su­per Star Levi Sher­wood is locked and loaded as the Suzuki Ex­treme 4x4 Chal­lenge 2017 Guest Driver. Starts at 9.00am. The event will be filmed for TV and screened via 4 x 30 min pro­grammes on TV3’s CRC Mo­tor­sport show. See the Suzuki Ex­treme 4x4 Chal­lenge Face­book page for more info.

April 15-16th 2017

Off Road Rac­ing South Is­land Cham­pi­onship; Round 1 Hosted by Nel­son Off Road Club at Christchurch. Short Course and En­duro. www.oranz.co.nz

April 23rd 2017

NZFWDA Na­tional 4x4 Trial - Round Six, Fi­nals; Open to the pub­lic and spec­ta­tor friendly, the NZ Na­tional 4x4 Tri­als Se­ries com­prises of one-day events hosted by NZFWDA af­fil­i­ated Clubs around the coun­try. This Round is hosted in Manawatu. For more de­tails visit; nz4x4­tri­als.co.nz/ cal­en­darand-re­sults/

June 4th 2017

Off Road Rac­ing North Is­land Cham­pi­onship; Round 2. Wood­hill 100 hosted by AORC at Wood­hill. En­duro event only. www. oranz.co. nz

June 17th -18th 2017

Off Road Rac­ing South Is­land Cham­pi­onship; Round 2 Hosted by Can­ter­bury Off Road Club at Christchurch. Short Course and En­duro. www. oranz.co. nz

Au­gust 5th 2017

Off Road Rac­ing South Is­land Cham­pi­onship; Round 3 Hosted by Can­ter­bury Off Road Club at Christchurch. En­duro. www. oranz.co. nz

Septem­ber 30th 2017

Off Road Rac­ing North Is­land Cham­pi­onship; Round 3. Hosted by Waikato. Short course only. www. oranz.co. nz

Oc­to­ber 21-22nd 2017

Off Road Rac­ing

Cham­pi­onship; Fi­nal to be held at Nel­son. Short Course and En­duro. www. oranz.co. nz

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