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 Last updated on April 5th

 

APRIL
 

 6 Nostalgia Drags at Meremere Dragway. Info at www.bayrodders.co.nz
 

 6 Ian Hooper Memorial Run, River City parkup.
 

 7 Ian Hooper Memorial Run, City College grounds.
 

 7 Wild West Breakfast on Lincoln Rd, Henderson.
 

 7 Club Champs bought to you by NZ Hot Rod Mag & Classic Cover Insurance Nostalgia Drags at Meremere Dragway. Info at www.bayrodders.co.nz
 

 7 Long Beach Hi Performance Swapmeet, California. Call 001 714 557 5979.
 

 7 Drag Racing at Ruapuna. All racers and fans welcome. Details at www.pbdrc.co.nz.
 

 7 Rodder’s Breakfast at Larfin’ Tiger hosted by Hustlers R&C at Larfin’ Tiger Café, Seaview from 9 ‘til 11am.
 

 7 Gas Guzzlers Breakfast at Caroline’s Boatshed Bar & Eatery 181 Somme Parade, Aramoho, Wanganui from 9am.
 

 13 Night Speed Drag Wars Meeting 8 at Meremere Dragway. Info at www.meremeredragway.co.nz
 

 13 Waiau Pa Hop at Clarks Beach Reserve.
 

 14 Fun Day at Meremere Dragway. Info at www.meremeredragway.co.nz
 

 14 Hot Rod breakfast hosted by Oogah Rodders at the Swanson RSA.
 

 18-22 (Easter) Classic Car Cover Street Rod Nationals hosted by Christchurch clubs at Riccarton Racecourse, Christchurch, Early regos late arvo on Thursday 18th at Rodbenders. Discount motel accommodation available across the road from the event, details to follow Event concludes on the Monday. Entries out in August. Contact number Craig 03 3478-388
 

 21 Mid West Rodders Breakfast at Columbus Café, Mitre 10 Mega, Northwest Shopping Centre. For information, contact Alan Walker (027)496 7072.
 

 21 Kruise the Park - Pukekohe
 

 22-25 Hot on the heels of the Nats is Protecta Insurance pre 49 Nationals which start on the Monday afternoon based in Twizel and will run until Thursday morning. As Monday and (Wednesday day) are both holidays, time off work is kept to a minimum. Contact Brian 0211061661, evenings.
 

 26-28 Kiwitown Cruisers Annual Weekend Rod Run at 916 Otewa Road, Otorohanga
 

 27 Rev Up Whangarei. The countdown is on to Repco Rev Up 2019 with vehicles, bikes & trikes on display in the Whangarei CBD. Big V8 engines cough into life, rumble and roar while turbo chargers whine and superchargers whistle. This is an outdoor hot rod and custom car show with cars up close. Also featuring rock and roll bands. This is a real good old fashion street party not to be missed with cars you don’t see everyday. Perhaps it’s car heaven? Enter the Automotive theme dress up parade or have the kids “Pimp out” their bicycles for the best bike comp! So come along and enjoy the day and don’t forget to make a gold coin donation which will go directly to our chosen charity – Whangarei Youth Space! Registration and info at www.revupwhangarei.co.nz.
 

 28 Swapmeet & Car Display in Whangarei at Heritage Park Grounds, SH 14, Whangarei.
 

 28 Swapmeet at Classics Museum in Hamilton.
 

 28 Night Speed Drag Wars Fun Day at Meremere Dragway. Info at www.meremeredragway.co.nz
 

 28 Caffeine & Classics is held on the last Sunday of every month at Smales Farm business park, Takapuna. This event is open to all types of classic vehicles: motorcycles, hot rods, muscle cars, vintage and classic cars are all welcome to come along for a coffee and to have a look at the wide variety of vehicles present. Details at

www.protectainsurance.co.nz/news-and-events or on Facebook: www.facebook.com/CaffeineAndClassics

 MAY 
 

 4 Pukekohe Swapmeet.
 

 4-5 Marineland Run and Swapmeet.
 

 5 Auckland’s All Ford Day “Celebrating 50 Years of the Capri” at Smales Farm Takapuna. This year the big blue day will celebrate Ford’s wondrous sports classic the Capri which has a truly remarkable history  - so come along and bathe in the glory. Gates open from the Taharoto Road entry to show cars at 8.30 am and to the public from 10 am to 1pm. Display car entry after 10am will be limited so get there early as this show draws attendances in excess of 500 vehicles. Entry for show cars and driver is free, passengers and public: $10 entry, under 13’s are free. As a slight alteration to the proceedings prize draws will happen throughout the day and prize giving will be held at 1pm. They are pleased to announce the Trillian Trek – part of the well-known Trillian Trust as the primary beneficiary and North Shore Hospice as their secondary charity. With Trade Displays, competitions, children’s events, food, fun & Fords the day is sure to offer something for everyone. There will be a bunch of attractions and exclusive bonuses for entrants along with many fine Fords to view. Check out the web site for updates on what is happening look for Auckland All Ford Day on Facebook.“Look ’n Ford to it”. Auckland All Ford Day on Facebook
 

 5 Wild West Breakfast on Lincoln Rd, Henderson.
 

 5 Gas Guzzlers Breakfast at Caroline’s Boatshed Bar & Eatery 181 Somme Parade, Aramoho, Wanganui from 9am.
 

 5 Rodder’s Breakfast at Larfin’ Tiger hosted by Hustlers R&C at Larfin’ Tiger Café, Seaview from 9 ‘til 11am.
 

 5 Poker Run hosted by Auckland Hot Rod Club. Meet at Bellagio’s, Wiri.
 

 12 Long Beach Hi-Performance Swapmeet, California. Call 001 714 557 5979.
 

 12 Hot Rod breakfast hosted by Oogah Rodders at the Swanson RSA.
 

 12 Waiuku Steels & Wheels.
 

 18 Nitro Revival 3 at Irwindale Dragstrip, California. Info at www.nitrorevival.com
 

 19 Mid West Rodders Breakfast at Columbus Café, Mitre 10 Mega, Northwest Shopping Centre. For information, contact Alan Walker (027)496 7072.
 

 19 Swapmeet hosted by Capital Rodders at Trentham Racecourse from 8am.
 

 19 Swapmeet hosted by PHRC at Meremere dragway.
 

 26 Caffeine & Classics is held on the last Sunday of every month at Smales Farm business park, Takapuna. This event is open to all types of classic vehicles: motorcycles, hot rods, muscle cars, vintage and classic cars are all welcome to come along for a coffee and to have a look at the wide variety of vehicles present. Details at

www.protectainsurance.co.nz/news-and-events or on Facebook: www.facebook.com/CaffeineAndClassics

 JUNE 
 

 2 Wild West Breakfast on Lincoln Rd, Henderson.
 

 2 Rodder’s Breakfast at Larfin’ Tiger hosted by Hustlers R&C at Larfin’ Tiger Café, Seaview from 9 ‘til 11am.
 

 2  Gas Guzzlers Breakfast at Caroline’s Boatshed Bar & Eatery 181 Somme Parade, Aramoho, Wanganui from 9am.
 

 5-9 Coolie Rocks on, Australia.
 

 9 Hot Rod breakfast hosted by Oogah Rodders at the Swanson RSA.
 

 9 Long Beach Hi-Performance Swapmeet, California. Call 001 714 557 5979.
 

 15-16 LA Roadster Show. Dates now confirmed. Info at www.laroadsters.com
 

 16 Mid West Rodders Breakfast at Columbus Café, Mitre 10 Mega, Northwest Shopping Centre. For information, contact Alan Walker (027)496 7072.
 

 19-23 Back to the Fifties, St Paul, MN. www.msrabacktothe50s.com
 

 30 Zone 7 Memorial Run hosted by Capital Rodders.
 

 30 Caffeine & Classics is held on the last Sunday of every month at Smales Farm business park, Takapuna. This event is open to all types of classic vehicles: motorcycles, hot rods, muscle cars, vintage and classic cars are all welcome to come along for a coffee and to have a look at the wide variety of vehicles present. Details at

www.protectainsurance.co.nz/news-and-events or on Facebook: www.facebook.com/CaffeineAndClassics

 JULY
 

 4 Independence Day run. Leaving Beaumont Street at 7.30pm cruising around the waterfront  to St Heliers for a park-up. Hot coffee avail. (money raised goes to local charities) Fireworks at about 8.30pm then clean up and head home.
 

 7 Wild West Breakfast on Lincoln Rd, Henderson.
 

 7 Rodder’s Breakfast at Larfin’ Tiger hosted by Hustlers R&C at Larfin’ Tiger Café, Seaview from 9 ‘til 11am.
 

 7 Gas Guzzlers Breakfast at Caroline’s Boatshed Bar & Eatery 181 Somme Parade, Aramoho, Wanganui from 9am.
 

 14 Rotorua Swapmeet
 

 14 Long Beach Hi-Performance Swapmeet, California. Call 001 714 557 5979.
 

 14 Hot Rod breakfast hosted by Oogah Rodders at the Swanson RSA.
 

 14 Poker Run hosted by Wellington Chev Club at Clubrooms in Upper Hutt.
 

 18-21 North West Deuce Days, Canada. wwwnorthwestdeuceday.com
 

 20-21 CRC Speedshow, Auckland. Info at www.speedshow.co.nz.
 

 21 Mid West Rodders Breakfast at Columbus Café, Mitre 10 Mega, Northwest Shopping Centre. For information, contact Alan Walker (027)496 7072.
 

 28 Caffeine & Classics is held on the last Sunday of every month at Smales Farm business park, Takapuna. This event is open to all types of classic vehicles: motorcycles, hot rods, muscle cars, vintage and classic cars are all welcome to come along for a coffee and to have a look at the wide variety of vehicles present. Details at

www.protectainsurance.co.nz/news-and-events or on Facebook: www.facebook.com/CaffeineAndClassics

 AUGUST
 

 3 Palmerston North Swapmeet.
 

 4 Rodder’s Breakfast at Larfin’ Tiger hosted by Hustlers R&C at Larfin’ Tiger Café, Seaview from 9 ‘til 11am.
 

 4 Gas Guzzlers Breakfast at Caroline’s Boatshed Bar & Eatery 181 Somme Parade, Aramoho, Wanganui from 9am.
 

 4 Wild West Breakfast on Lincoln Rd, Henderson.
 

 4 Long Beach Hi-Performance Swapmeet, California. Call 001 714 557 5979.
 

 11 Hot Rod breakfast hosted by Oogah Rodders at the Swanson RSA.
 

 18 Mid West Rodders Breakfast at Columbus Café, Mitre 10 Mega, Northwest Shopping Centre. For information, contact Alan Walker (027)496 7072.
 

 18 Zone 2 Memorial Run.
 

 25 Western Bays Show ‘n Shine at the Kennel Club, Porirua.
 

 25 Caffeine & Classics is held on the last Sunday of every month at Smales Farm business park, Takapuna. This event is open to all types of classic vehicles: motorcycles, hot rods, muscle cars, vintage and classic cars are all welcome to come along for a coffee and to have a look at the wide variety of vehicles present. Details at

www.protectainsurance.co.nz/news-and-events or on Facebook: www.facebook.com/CaffeineAndClassics

 SEPTEMBER
 

 1 Rodder’s Breakfast at Larfin’ Tiger hosted by Hustlers R&C at Larfin’ Tiger Café, Seaview from 9 ‘til 11am.
 

 1 Gas Guzzlers Breakfast at Caroline’s Boatshed Bar & Eatery 181 Somme Parade, Aramoho, Wanganui from 9am.
 

 1 Wild West Breakfast on Lincoln Rd, Henderson.
 

 1 Father’s Day Event hosted by Ram Rodders.
 

 1 Father’s Day Drags hosted by American Muscle Car Club at Meremere dragway.
 

 1 "Rocknwheelsmeet" on Father’s Day from 9am ‘til 4pm at the Amberley Domain. If its wheels and you love it - bring it along! For more information email Rocknwheelsmeet@yahoo.com. An Amberley Lions Club fundraiser.
 

 8 Guide Dog Fun Cruise hosted by Capital Rodders.
 

 8 Long Beach Hi-Performance Swapmeet, California. Call 001 714 557 5979.
 

 8 Hot Rod breakfast hosted by Oogah Rodders at the Swanson RSA.
 

 15 Mid West Rodders Breakfast at Columbus Café, Mitre 10 Mega, Northwest Shopping Centre. For information, contact Alan Walker (027)496 7072.

 

 19-22 Kaikoura Hop.
 

 29 Chrome & Custom Show hosted by Tararua Rodders at the Levin Event Centre.
 

 29 Caffeine & Classics is held on the last Sunday of every month at Smales Farm business park, Takapuna. This event is open to all types of classic vehicles: motorcycles, hot rods, muscle cars, vintage and classic cars are all welcome to come along for a coffee and to have a look at the wide variety of vehicles present. Details at

www.protectainsurance.co.nz/news-and-events or on Facebook: www.facebook.com/CaffeineAndClassics

 OCTOBER 
 

 6 Long Beach Hi-Performance Swapmeet, California. Call 001 714 557 5979.
 

 6 Wild West Breakfast on Lincoln Rd, Henderson.
 

 6 Rodder’s Breakfast at Larfin’ Tiger hosted by Hustlers R&C at Larfin’ Tiger Café, Seaview from 9 ‘til 11am.
 

 6 Gas Guzzlers Breakfast at Caroline’s Boatshed Bar & Eatery 181 Somme Parade, Aramoho, Wanganui from 9am.
 

 12 Pool Night Hosted by Wellington Chev Club at the clubrooms.
 

 12-13 Indoor Car Show hosted by Southside Streeters Inc at the Howick Leisure Centre, Pakuranga Highway.
 

 13 Hot Rod breakfast hosted by Oogah Rodders at the Swanson RSA.
 

 13 Women’s V8 Car Cruise to Shannon. Women with classic American V8s are invited to cruise to Shannon to support Sweet Louise, a not-for-profit organisation supporting those living with terminal cancer. This year’s cruise is extra special as it falls on Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day. This day honours those living with terminal cancer and recognises Sweet Louise’s incredible support in our community. Depart Avalon Pond at 8.30am then Plimmerton weigh bridge at 9:30am. Featuring picnic lunches, auctions, raffles and enjoying each other’s company. $5 per person, proceeds going to Sweet Louise. ‘Like’ our Facebook page for details https://www.facebook.com/womensv8carcruise/ Contact Karen 021510658

 

 20 Mid West Rodders Breakfast at Columbus Café, Mitre 10 Mega, Northwest Shopping Centre. For information, contact Alan Walker (027)496 7072.
 

 25-28 Stateside Streeters 40th Anniversary in Dunedin.
 

 26 Takapuna Rocks. A day of family fun and entertainment featuring hot rods, classic cars, rock ‘n roll, pinups, a vintage market and music by Boom Boom Deluxe. Check them out on Facebook.
 

 27 Caffeine & Classics is held on the last Sunday of every month at Smales Farm business park, Takapuna. This event is open to all types of classic vehicles: motorcycles, hot rods, muscle cars, vintage and classic cars are all welcome to come along for a coffee and to have a look at the wide variety of vehicles present. Details at

www.protectainsurance.co.nz/news-and-events or on Facebook: www.facebook.com/CaffeineAndClassics

 

 NOVEMBER
 

 3 Wild West Breakfast on Lincoln Rd, Henderson.
 

 3 Rodder’s Breakfast at Larfin’ Tiger hosted by Hustlers R&C at Larfin’ Tiger Café, Seaview from 9 ‘til 11am.
 

 3 Gas Guzzlers Breakfast at Caroline’s Boatshed Bar & Eatery 181 Somme Parade, Aramoho, Wanganui from 9am.
 

 5-8 SEMA Show, Las Vegas, Nevada.
 

 10 Hot Rod breakfast hosted by Oogah Rodders at the Swanson RSA.
 

 10 Long Beach Hi-Performance Swapmeet, California. Call 001 714 557 5979.
 

 17 Mid West Rodders Breakfast at Columbus Café, Mitre 10 Mega, Northwest Shopping Centre. For information, contact Alan Walker (027)496 7072.
 

 24 Port Road Drags hosted by Cam County at Port Rd, Seaview, lower Hutt.
 

 24 Caffeine & Classics is held on the last Sunday of every month at Smales Farm business park, Takapuna. This event is open to all types of classic vehicles: motorcycles, hot rods, muscle cars, vintage and classic cars are all welcome to come along for a coffee and to have a look at the wide variety of vehicles present. Details at

www.protectainsurance.co.nz/news-and-events or on Facebook: www.facebook.com/CaffeineAndClassics.
 

 30 Whakatane R&CC 50th Anniversary. Details to follow.

 DECEMBER 
 

 1 Rodder’s Breakfast at Larfin’ Tiger hosted by Hustlers R&C at Larfin’ Tiger Café, Seaview from 9 ‘til 11am.
 

 1 Gas Guzzlers Breakfast at Caroline’s Boatshed Bar & Eatery 181 Somme Parade, Aramoho, Wanganui from 9am.
 

 1 Wild West Breakfast on Lincoln Rd, Henderson.
 

 1 Long Beach Hi-Performance Swapmeet, California. Call 001 714 557 5979.
 

 2 Toy Run hosted by NSR&CC at St Heliers Bay, Auckland.
 

 8 Hot Rod breakfast hosted by Oogah Rodders at the Swanson RSA.
 

 15 Mid West Rodders Breakfast at Columbus Café, Mitre 10 Mega, Northwest Shopping Centre. For information, contact Alan Walker (027)496 7072.
 

 19 Rodder’s Breakfast at Larfin’ Tiger hosted by Hustlers R&C at Larfin’ Tiger Café, Seaview from 9 ‘til 11am.
 

 29 Caffeine & Classics is held on the last Sunday of every month at Smales Farm business park, Takapuna. This event is open to all types of classic vehicles: motorcycles, hot rods, muscle cars, vintage and classic cars are all welcome to come along for a coffee and to have a look at the wide variety of vehicles present. Details at

www.protectainsurance.co.nz/news-and-events or on Facebook: www.facebook.com/CaffeineAndClassics.

 2020

 JANUARY 

   

  4 Black Swamp Run, Mangawhai.
 

  18-19 Kumeu Hot Rod & Classic Car Festival.
 

  24-26 Orewa Festival hosted by Hibiscus Rodders.
 

  24-26 Muscle Car Madness 30th Anniversay.


 FEBRUARY
 
 MARCH

 

 APRIL

 

 MAY 

  2-3 Marineland Run and Swapmeet.


 

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 AUGUST

 1 Palmerston North Swapmeet.

 OCTOBER 

 23-26 NZHRA Street Rod Nationals hosted by Bay Rodders from HQ at 6 Cherokee Place, Tauranga
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

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