Events cal­en­dar

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July 6th-7th 2018 Main­land Su­per­winch Chal­lenge;

Round 2. Hosted by Sho­tover 4WD Club, venue Alexan­dra. Email main­land­winch­ing@gmail.com for en­try form.

July 28th-29th 2018 Of­flim­its 4WD Ice Buster;

at Waiouru Army train­ing grounds. Dates con­firmed. Ice Buster is an unique 4WD event. Unique be­cause it’s held un­der the big­gest North Is­land moun­tain in the mid­dle of win­ter. A four wheel drive event that cel­e­brates the di­verse cli­mate of the cen­tral plateau in true win­ter style. Satur­day and Sun­day are guided Sa­fari days where we ex­plore the fea­tures and some of the his­tory of the 163,000 acres of the Waiouru Mil­i­tary Train­ing area. This Sa­fari is de­lib­er­ately placed in midwinter to give you a chance to drive in real win­ter con­di­tions. It is also placed at a time when there are few other events or dis­trac­tions. An im­por­tant no­tice: This year’s event will be lim­ited to 50 ve­hi­cles spread among the three groups ( Club, Ad­ven­ture, Dull Shinies and Shinies) that is an av­er­age of just 13 ve­hi­cles in each group. Early reg­is­tra­tion is es­sen­tial and regis­tra­tions will open in June. Go to www. of­flim­its.co. nz/ event/ ice­buster/ to reg­is­ter. As with other events, your t wo- day en­try fee in­cludes ac­com­mo­da­tion in the bar­racks at Waiouru and all meals dur­ing your stay. Stay off site and camp­ing op­tions also avail­able. Fel­low­ship night with bar on Satur­day night. The dates shown are con­firmed and sub­ject al­ways to NZ Army re­quire­ments re­gard­ing army ac­tiv­i­ties. All book­ings must be made on­line. This guided tour is strictly lim­ited in num­bers and book­ings are on a first re­ceived ba­sis.

Au­gust 10th-11th 2018 Main­land Su­per winch Chal­lenge:

Round 3. Hosted by 4x4 Events Club, venue Christchurch. Email main­land­winch­ing@gmail.com for en­try form.

Septem­ber 14th-15th 2018 Main­land Su­per winch Chal­lenge;

Round 4. Hosted by Nel­son 4WD Club, venue Nel­son. Email main­land­winch­ing@gmail.com for en­try form.

Septem­ber 15th-16th 2018 Off Road Rac­ing South Is­land Cham­pi­onship;

Round 3 Hosted by Otago Of­froad Rac­ing Club. Short course and En­duro. www. oranz.co. nz

Oc­to­ber 12th-13th 2018 Main­land Su­per winch Chal­lenge;

Round 5. Hosted by LROCO Club, venue Dunedin. Email main­land­winch­ing@gmail.com for en­try form.

Oc­to­ber 20th-21st 2018 Off Road Rac­ing Cham­pi­onship;

Fi­nal hosted by Can­ter­bury Of­froad Rac­ing Club at West Mel­ton. Short Course and En­duro. www. oranz.co. nz

Novem­ber 24th-25th 2018 Manukau Winch Chal­lenge;

Hosted by Manukau 4WD Club. Satur­day stages, Satur­day night stages and half day Sun­day at last year’s venue in Mara­marua. three classes: Chal­lenge, Out­law, and Club Class. Is open to all MC class ve­hi­cles. Run­ning un­der 4x4 Chal­lenges Inc rules. Email en­quiries to events@ manukau4wd. org. nz de­tails re­fer to web­site; www. manukau4wd. org. nz/

Jan­uary 21st– 5th Fe­bru­ary 2019 4x4 Sum­mer Es­cape se­ries 2019;

An es­cape to the iconic South Is­land of NZ, on roads and tracks less trav­elled. This 4WD tour of 17 days is cov­er­ing off- road tracks from Ti­maru down to Te Anau and back up via the West Coast fin­ish­ing at Han­mer Springs. Ex­pres­sions of in­ter­est are sought by in­ter­ested per­sons to join this tour as places are lim­ited to a small group for this self- camp­ing, self­catered 4x4 tour. Your ve­hi­cles must be low range and set up to cope with back coun­try tracks, river and stream cross­ings, etc. In­di­vid­u­als will have the abil­ity to cope with back coun­try camp­ing as part of a group. Con­tact Ste­wart and Graeme on sum­merescape4x4@gmail.com or phone Ste­wart on 0275 992633 or Graeme on 029 2001700 for more de­tails and in­for­ma­tion pack.

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