NZ JANUARY 2010
NZ FEBRUARY 2010
NZ MARCH 2010
NZ APRIL 2010
NZ MAY 2010
NZ JUNE 2010
NZ JULY 2010
NZ AUGUST 2010
NZ SEPTEMBER 2010
NZ OCTOBER 2010
22-25 Super Chevy Nationals Car Show presented by the Southland Chevrolet Club. Entry is open to all American classic cars and b ikes. Venue is Stadium Southland. For details contact Alvena on 03 216 8577 or 021 2131 833. email: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.southlandchevclub.com
23-24 Pisst ‘N Broke hosted by Conrodders R&CC. Only $25 per car. Run departs clubrooms at 10am on Saturday 23rd for a scenic cruise with lunch
provided along the way. If you could book your own accommodation at The Heritage Gateway Hotel in Omarama Ph 03 4389 805 Fax: 03 4389 837
email@example.com. Let them know you are with the Conrodders. Sunday 24th we head off to Cromwell via the Wanaka Transport Museum where we will have a provided lunch. Then we will stay at The Chalets in Cromwell, once again please book your accommodation, 0800 830 231 or 03 445 1260. Both places we are staying at have restaurant and a bar. Send entry with $25 to Peter Addis, PO Box 58 Warrington, Dunedin. Ph 03 4821 411.
23-25 Rod Run hosted by Tornadoes R&CC. This year’s rod run is being based in Timaru area and will be a laid back weekend. Proposed itinerary: Friday 22nd; Get-together at our clubrooms, bar open and light supper. Saturday 23rd: Rod run to Peel Forest. Lunch supplied + music. Saturday night back at the clubrooms; Bar open & light supper. Courtesy van. Sunday 24th: Show & Shine on Caroline Bay – followed by a rod run to a cafe & lunch supplied. Sunday Night: Meal supplied, band, bar open & courtesy van. Monday 25th: Kiwi breakfast at the clubrooms. Costs: Adult passengers (15+years) - $100 each, Child passenger (6-14 years) - $50 each and kids under 6 are free. Entry: Download entry forms from the - NZHRA website www.hotrod.org.nz
23-25 NSRA Nationals, Hastings. Contact Mike Daly 027 245 8532.
23-25 New Plymouth Rodders invites any ex-members and hot rodding friends to join the club to celebrate its 40th Anniversary on Labour Weekend this year. Get-together at clubrooms Friday night. Saturday is a Poker Run/Scavenger Hunt, local hot rod & custom bike show, pub lunch and roast dinner. Buffet dinner on Sunday night, great band, and bar open etc. Contact Golly at 06 751 1145 or firstname.lastname@example.org for entry form.
23 Thirty-First National Mustang Convention/Full Throttle Weekend – Saturday only. Venue: Telstra Clear Pacific Events Centre, Great South Road, from 9am - 8pm. The Auckland Mustang Owners Club in partnership with Manukau City Council will be hosting the 31st Annual Mustang Convention in Auckland and the Mustang Car Show will be a key part of Full Throttle – Manukau’s Labour Weekend of Wheels, with a huge range of cars on show and in action – all for free. The Mustang Car Show will play a starring role on the Saturday which will have a full day of entertainment and demonstrations, and tens of millions of dollars worth of vehicles in action and on show. This is the day for vintage and classic vehicle enthusiasts to see a range on machines on show. Bring the family, park at Manukau City Council and catch the free shuttle to the event. The day will end with a drive-in movie on the big screen. Follow Full Throttle on Facebook at www.manukau.govt.nz/fullthrottle Contact: Ken Smith, Secretary, Auckland Mustang Owners Club, (021)720728.
24 Cambusters’ monthly Sunday Breakfast.
24 All Aussie Day at Ourihua Domain, 50 years of Falcon.
24 Ruapuna drags, South island Champs.
29 Garden City Rodders band night at The Mill.
30-31 Noel Ward Memorial Run hosted by Cambusters, Nelson.
31 Open Day at McLeans Island. Zoo, vintage, Kustoms, gun club etc.
NZ NOVEMBER 2010
3 Cambridge Cruise Night hosted by the Stragglers.
5 Summer Cruise Nights hosted by Southland Street Machines. Departs 7.30 from Rent a Space, The Classic Car Warehouse, Clyde St, Invercargill. There will be a BBQ starting at 6.30 before every cruise.
5 Cambusters’ monthly Friday Night Cruise.
5 East Coast Rodders Inc 35th Anniversary Mount Sommers Camping Ground, Canterbury
5 Night Speed Drag Wars at Fram Autolite Dragway. For more information contact: Gary Bogaart, Track Manager - Fram Autolite Dragway on 027 405 6060 or visit www.framautolitedragway.co.nz.
5 Orewa Cruise Night.
5-7 East Coast Rodders 35th anniversary at Mount Sommers camping ground.
6 Boss Hoss Open Day. 11am-4pm, 6 Jubilee St, Woolston.
6 Rods on the Waterfront. Tauranga NSRA and Page Macrae Engineering are pleased to announce that this year’s show venue is the Strand carpark on the Tauranga waterfront and CBD area. Show times - 10am and 3pm with a prizegiving social on Saturday night. (live band and food) Australasia’s only Kart Street Race meeting is also on this weekend (around the CBD streets) So, come and make a weekend of it. Contact Rex or Heather for entry details. email@example.com, 0274-487245 or firstname.lastname@example.org, 0274-6362341.
6 Twilight Swapmeet hosted by North Shore R&CC starting at 2pm at the clubrooms
6 Test & Tune at Taupo International Dragway. Open to all classes and everyone welcome. Gates open 7.30am, track open from 9am to 6pm. General admission $20, racers $60. Call Steve on 0274 751 648 or visit www.taupointernationaldragway.org
7 Automotive swapmeet, car boot sale and market day hosted by Te Kuiti R. Car display with cash prizes, automotive auction and entertainment.
Venue is the Waitete Rugby Football Club, Waitete Rd, Te Kuiti from 8am. Entry is $10 per site . Public - gold coin donation, kids (U12) are free. Contacts: Phil Aikman - 027 370 3077, 07 878 7292 AH or Barry Buckthought - 07 873 7633 or John Hohaia - 021 295 6055 or 07 878 7628 AH .
7 Summer Series hosted by Gold Coast Rod & Custom Club at Monteith’s Kapiti Junction Café and Bar, cnr SH1 and Kapiti Rd, Paraparaumu. Breakfast/Brunch from 9am. All welcome. Contact Andrew 021 481 385.
7 Mopars at Meremere. Fram Autolite Dragway. www.framautolitedragway.co.nz
9 Burger Fuel Botany Cruise Night.
11 Southern Street Rodders BBQ run. Meet 6pm North Beach for run to Harry Orpwood’s place, Tai Tap,
12-14 KGG Campout at Woodend, Christchurch. Saturday night theme is 'Sand & Surf’. All welcome, further details to come.
12-14 Whitestone Rodders & Restorers’ 35th Anniversary in Oamaru. The weekend will kick off with a get-together and registration at the clubrooms on Friday evening with old videos, photo albums and supper. Saturday's run will head south from Oamaru with a lunch at Moeraki and returning to Oamaru. Saturday night is a dinner with a buffet meal, live music and "just a wee few" formalities. Dress code is 1950s. Sunday run north of Oamaru which will finish at our lunch stop. We will be sending out entry forms to all past and present members of our club and all south island clubs. If any other rodders would like to attend they could contact: Ken Harper on 027 6345226 (day), 4348520 (evening) or email@example.com or Geoff Omnet 4331444 (day), 4372741 (evening) or firstname.lastname@example.org This is an NZHRA Sanctioned event.
13 The Frankton Roadsters First Annual Roadster Gathering at Te Rapa Racecourse. Car display from 1pm - 4pm. Bar and food stalls during the display. All hot rods & customs welcome. Dinner shindig from 7pm - 12am, $50 per person for dinner & band. (The Rhythm & Blondes) Bar facility available. No BYO, limited tickets! For more information, contact Dayne Tyler - 021 054 5019.
14 Waikato Classic Car & Hot Rod Breakfast Run to Karapiro Cafe on SH1. Breakfast start at 8.30am or join the cruise from Riverlea Wreckers, SH1, Hamilton at 9am. Contact Archie on 07 855 1071.
14 Cam County Street Drags at Port Rd, Lower Hutt..
14 North Canterbury Rodders clay shoot. Details to come.
14 Four Flags Swapmeet hosted by Hamilton Hot Rod Club at The Base Shopping Centre, Te Rapa Straight, Hamilton. Gates open at 7.30am. Sellers $15, includes site and one person entry. All additional passengers $5. Kids free, buyers $5. Trade sites welcome, same prices as standard site. Information; email Peter email@example.com or Andy firstname.lastname@example.org
14 Test & Tune. Fram Autolite Dragway. www.framautolitedragway.co.nz
19 Night Speed Drag Wars at Fram Autolite Dragway. For more information contact: Gary Bogaart, Track Manager - Fram Autolite Dragway on 027 405 6060 or visit www.framautolitedragway.co.nz.
20 Ruapuna Drags. Fast 4,6 & rotaries plus comp meet.
20 Christchurch R&CC's 4th anniversary Mystery Cruise. Meet at 1.30pm at Custom Made Garage Doors, 276 Larcombs Road, Weedons for a 2pm departure. $5 per car. More info call Mal 03 3478-333.
21 Hastings Rata Olsen Scouts 4th annual car show. Open to all hot rods, classics, trucks, motorbikes and models etc. Open 8 AM to 3PM, Duke Street, Hastings. Contact Dave 06 8766986 or email email@example.com.
21 Cambusters’ monthly Sunday Breakfast.
21 Mid West Breakfast at BP Autobahn, Albany.
21 Stragglers Cambridge Charity Show at the Lake Te Koutu Domain, Cambridge. The format which has worked so well for the club in the past will largely be followed again at this year’s event; bands, food, fun for all the family, no trade areas, and heaps of fabulous cars and motorcycles. The principal charity to benefit from the show this year is to be the Little People New Zealand (LPNZ) Group. Other local groups which focus on children’s' needs will also receive assistance from the clubs' fund-raising efforts. Past shows have featured associated displays of special-interest machinery such as American fire trucks or the drag/ski boats which were on show last year. The boats will be back again in November along with an additional display of vintage midget racecars and TQs which the Stragglers Club hopes to attract to the event this year. Owners of these vintage speedway cars are encouraged to bring them along to the show. Stragglers Rod & Kustom Club has arranged for this years' event to be sanctioned by NZHRA. Enquiries to Martin Bennett. 021 281 4488.
26 Garden City Rodders band night at The Mill.
27 Test & Tune. Fram Autolite Dragway. www.framautolitedragway.co.nz
27 Road Knights Rod and Custom club 30th Anniversary. Expressions of interest are being sought to register for the Road Knights R&CC’s 30th anniversary to be held in the Waikato on the 27th Nov 2010. All past members and supporters are invited to register for the day that will include a day run and evening function. Please advise John on email firstname.lastname@example.org or Mike on email@example.com or write to Road Knights PO Box 20456 Te Rapa Hamilton 3241.
27 All American Day hosted by Southland Street Machines. Cruise on Friday night leaving Hall's Transport yard lower Spey St Invercargill at 7.30 pm for a tour around the city then back for a quite "cup of cocoa" at the Appleby Tavern. Saturday is the display at the Ascot Park Race Course , Racecourse Rd from 9 till 3 with all American modes of transport welcome.
27 Second annual Brook St Industrial Park Open Day and Charity Car Show. From 9am till 1pm. This year it’s Elite Auto painters, Fraser Cove Automotive, Tint A Car, Savil Sport Trailers & Seat Belt Shop involved. Last was very successful with 95 cars on display which included hot rods, drag cars, muscle cars, pre
‘65 circuit cars and speedway cars. All the shops involved will be open to see what we are all about, there will be a free BBQ as well as kid’s entertainment and refreshments. Entry is by gold coin donation and all proceeds again will go to the Waipuna hospice. Any enquires to Clint Davies 021748090 or 07 5715378.
28 Comp Meeting #1. Fram Autolite Dragway. www.framautolitedragway.co.nz
28 North Canterbury Rodders run to Gore Bay. Details to come.
28 Mothers All USA Day, hosted by the Bay of Plenty Mustang Owners Club, at the Wharepai Reserve on Cameron Rd, Tauranga. Cars at 8am, open to public 9.30am. Cars $5, public $2 each or family $5. So polish up your hot rod or classic American car and come along for a great day.
28 Mid Canterbury Dirt Challenge at Ashburton Speedway. Come cruise in the clay! Hot rods and hot action. Two cars on track at a time and we’ll race these in a shootout format. All cars to register their intention to attend. Day licenses $25 per driver. Gate entry fee $5 per person, everyone who races will get free entry. (the $5 will be deducted off day license) Also we’ll have vintage speedway cars on the track throughout the day! Contact Fiona Moffitt, Promoter Ashburton Speedway 0272215418,firstname.lastname@example.org. www.ashburtonspeedway.co.nz.
NZ DECEMBER 2010
December 1 2010 Cambridge Cruise Night hosted by the Stragglers.
December 3 2010 Cambusters’ monthly Friday Night Cruise.
December 3 2010 Orewa Cruise Night.
December 3 2010 Summer Cruise Nights hosted by Southland Street Machines. Departs 7.30 from Rent a Space, The Classic Car Warehouse, Clyde St, Invercargill. There will be a BBQ starting at 6.30 before every cruise.
December 3 2010 Night Speed Drag Wars at Fram Autolite Dragway. For more information contact: Gary Bogaart, Track Manager - Fram Autolite Dragway on 027 405 6060 or visit www.framautolitedragway.co.nz.
December 4 2010 Boss Hoss Open Day. 11am-4pm, 6 Jubilee St, Woolston.
December 4 2010 Isaac Performance Vehicles Open Day. Isaac Performance Vehicles will be holding their annual open day from 9am to 4:30pm, this year held in conjunction with a full open day at the Taupo Motorsport and Business Park. IPV activities include: IPV Dyna Pack dyno-tuning demonstrations, IPV Holden/GM Launch, vehicle and new product displays, sausage sizzle, giveaways including hot laps, The Rock girls, open day specials in the IPV showroom. Track activities include: Honda Riders Club motorcycle track session in the morning, IPV Ford and Holden track sessions in the afternoon, Track open at 11am, 1pm & 3pm for 2 public parade laps – free entry, helicopter rides (to be confirmed) cars, motorcycles, trucks and heavy equipment on display and mini motocross. This will be a great opportunity to get together with fellow performance enthusiasts and the team here at IPV. Entry via gate 1 off Broadlands Road, Taupo. All enquires contact IPV on 07 377 2081 or email@example.com
December 5 2010 Summer Series hosted by Gold Coast Rod & Custom Club at Monteith’s Kapiti Junction Café and Bar, cnr SH1 and Kapiti Rd, Paraparaumu. Breakfast/Brunch from 9am. All welcome. Contact Andrew 021 481 385.
December 5 2010 Southside Streeters One Day Rod Run. CANCELLED.
December 6 2010 Toy Run hosted by North Shore R&CC.
December 9 2010 Southern Street Rodders BBQ run. Meet 6pm North Beach for run to Mandeville Domain.
December 11 2010 Open day at Rocket, Hamilton.
December 12 2010 Comp Meeting #2. Fram Autolite Dragway. www.framautolitedragway.co.nz
December 12 2010 Fifties-Style Nostalgia Festival from 12 ‘til 6 at Dairy Flats hall and adjoining paddock. Dairy Flats Hwy 17. Open to rat rods, pickups and vans to attend. Rockabilly bands, all-day stalls available to sell ‘50s-related items such as clothes, records and memorabilia etc. Hair-dos for the girls and fashion /pin up show. Info Michelle Parish 0211837705 email firstname.lastname@example.org
December 12 2010 Waikato Classic Car & Hot Rod Breakfast Run to Karapiro Cafe on SH1. Breakfast start at 8.30am or join the cruise from Riverlea Wreckers, SH1, Hamilton at 9am. Contact Archie on 07 855 1071.
December 14 2010 Burger Fuel Botany Cruise Night.
December 19 2010 Mid West Breakfast at BP Autobahn, Albany.
December 19 2010 Cambusters’ monthly Sunday Breakfast.
December 26-30 2010 Greymouth Rodders’ Rod Run. Sunday 26: The run starts with registration at the Scout Hall in High Street and a get-together at night . Monday 27: Public car display while the rodders get either a Tavern Trek for those who want that option OR a scenic bus cruise, both with a lunch provided. Tuesday 28th: Scenic cruise south this year to the Hokitika Gorge with a lunch provided. The drive continues on around the lake then make your way back to Greymouth at your own leisure. Cabaret at the Karoro Learning Centre that evening from 8 ‘til late with supper and entertainment provided. Wednesday 29th: Farewells and brunch (provided ) at the Honey Cafe at Kumara Junction. Entries will be in the post soon so keep an eye out for them.
December 31-1 Jan 2010 National Roadster Show, Whangamata Memorial Hall. NZ’s very best hot rod roadsters on display. Adults $5, school kids $2 and under 5s are free.