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MAY
 

  4 Orewa Cruise Night from 7pm ‘til late. Meet at Muldoons car park in Moana Ave and cruise from 7pm with hourly departures at 8, 9 and 10pm. Open to all American and Australian hot rods, street machines, muscle cars and customs. Food and beverages of your choice available from the many venues in Orewa. For more info call John 021 167 687.  

  
 
5-6 Marineland Run and Swapmeet in Napier. The theme this year is pickups. 

  

 5-6 UK’s Vintage Nationals at Santa Pod Raceway. 

  
 
5 Night Speed Drag Wars at
Meremere Dragway. Info at www.meremeredragway.co.nz. 

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

  
 
6
The Boatshed & Road Rodders Gearhead breakfast hosted by Wanganui R&C at Caroline’s Boatshed Bar, 181 Somme Parade, Aramoho from 9 ‘til 11am. 

  
 
11 Palmy Cruise. Meet at SuperCheap, Rangitikei St at 6pm. 

 

 12 IHRA and Meremere Annual Drag Racing Awards night 111at Pukekohe Clubrooms.

 

 13 Rodder’s Breakfast hosted by Oogah Rodders in Swanson. 

 

   18-20 Nitro Revival to be held at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca During Spring Classic. The distinct cackle of Nitro Revival will be coming to the Monterey Peninsula during the second annual Spring Classic on May

 

 18-20. The gathering of vintage and restored nitromethane-powered drag cars and legendary drag racing personalities will take place at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca during the iconic facility's vintage racing event with feature activity occurring on Saturday, May 19. “Everyone who has an interest in motorsports, cars and moving entertainment will enjoy their experience at the Spring Classic that features Nitro Revival,” added Gill Campbell, senior vice president of events at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. “There will be something to enjoy for all ages, from sports and Formula One race cars to historic motorcycles to the high-powered drag racers; it will be a sensory overload.” For tickets and information about the Spring Classic, visit www.nitrorevival.com/ or call 831-242-8201.  

  

 19 Pink Ribbon Breakfast (morning tea) hosted by the Smits Group/Meguiar’s NZ at their headquarters - 59 Greenmount Drive, East Tamaki from 9.30am on Saturday 19th May. Entry is $10 per person to learn about

 

how to properly care for your car and indulge in yummy muffins, slices, club sandwiches and tea & coffee. They hope to raise $1500 to donate to the NZ Breast Cancer Foundation.  

 

 20 Horsepower Display and Swapmeet hosted by Capital Rodders at Trentham Racecourse from 9am ‘til 2pm. More info at www.capital-rodders.org 

 

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

 

   26-27 Meguiars Motorex at Melbourne Showgrounds. Info at www.motorex.com.au. 

 

  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 

 

  JUNE 

 

   1 Orewa Cruise Night from 7pm ‘til late. Meet at Muldoons car park in Moana Ave and cruise from 7pm with hourly departures at 8, 9 and 10pm. Open to all American and Australian hot rods, street machines, muscle cars and customs. Food and beverages of your choice available from the many venues in Orewa. For more info call John 021 167 687. 

 

   1-4 Hurricane Rodders are celebrating their 50th Anniversary on Queen’s Birthday weekend  2018. (1-4 June)  The club invites all past members and any rodders who’ve had an association with the club over the years, to join us in their celebrations. Details are still being worked on but if you would like to express an interest or receive some more information when it’s available please contact the club at their email address, hurrodders@gmail.com , or call Wayne: 021 047 2717 or Brian: 021 279 5198. More details coming later in the year. 

 

   2-4 Fifeshire Street Rodders Anniversary run in Nelson. 

 

   3 Winter Drag Wars at Meremere Dragway. Info at www.dragway.co.nz 

 

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

 

  3 The Boatshed & Road Rodders Gearhead breakfast hosted by Wanganui R&C at Caroline’s Boatshed Bar, 181 Somme Parade, Aramoho from 9 ‘til 11am. 

 

   10 Rodder’s Breakfast hosted by Oogah Rodders in Swanson. 

 

   15-16 LA Roadster Show, Pomona, California. Friday and Saturday show this year, no Sunday. 

 

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

 

  17 Below Zero Cruise number 1 hosted by Fielding R&CC.  Coach House Museum, South St, Feilding, Show’n’shine 12 to 1pm then a cruise, prizegiving & free sausage sizzle 2.30. Cost is $5pp, kids free.  Info: Graham 06 324 8606 027 393 6310.

 

   17 Winter Drag Wars at Meremere Dragway. Info at www.dragway.co.nz 

 

   22-24 Back to the Fifties weekend hosted by the Minnesota Street Rod Association at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. Info at www.msra.com. 

 

  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 

 

  JULY

 

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

 

  1 Rodders Breakfast hosted by Wanganui R&C at Caroline’s Boatshed Bar, 181 Somme Parade, Aramoho from 9 ‘til 11am. 

 

   1 Winter Drag Wars at Meremere Dragway. Info at www.dragway.co.nz 

 

   4 American Independence Day Run. 

 

   6 Orewa Cruise Night from 7pm ‘til late. Meet at Muldoons car park in Moana Ave and cruise from 7pm with hourly departures at 8, 9 and 10pm. Open to all American and Australian hot rods, street machines, muscle cars and customs. Food and beverages of your choice available from the many venues in Orewa. For more info call John 021 167 687. 

 

   8 Rotorua Swapmeet. 

 

   15 Winter Drag Wars at Meremere Dragway. Info at www.dragway.co.nz 

 

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

 

   15 Below Zero Cruise number 2 hosted by Fielding R&CC. 

 

   15 East Bay Rods 50th year Anniversary at the Makovina Vineyard Estate, 84 Old North Road, Kumeu from 11 am onwards. All tickets are $50/head which includes a buffet lunch and first drink from the bar. There will be a guest speaker and being a Sunday lunch there will be plenty of time for bench racing and reminiscing. Ton’s of off-street parking for hot rods and grocery-getters. There will be club memorabilia on display and will be a great occasion so spread the word!  

 

   21-22 Speedshow in Auckland. For details visit www.speedshow.co.nz. 

 

   22-24 Winter Blast hosted by Bay Rodders. Registration and info at www.bayrodders.co.nz. 

 

  22 Below Zero Cruise number 2 hosted by Fielding R&CC.  Coach House Museum, South St, Feilding, Show’n’shine 12 to 1pm then a cruise, prizegiving & free sausage sizzle 2.30. Cost is $5pp, kids free.  Info: Graham 06 324 8606 027 393 6310. 

 

   29 Winter Drag Wars at Meremere Dragway. Info at www.dragway.co.nz 

 

  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 


  AUGUST 

 

   3 Orewa Cruise Night from 7pm ‘til late. Meet at Muldoons car park in Moana Ave and cruise from 7pm with hourly departures at 8, 9 and 10pm. Open to all American and Australian hot rods, street machines, muscle cars and customs. Food and beverages of your choice available from the many venues in Orewa. For more info call John 021 167 687. 

 

   4 Palmerston North Swapmeet. 

 

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

 

  5 The Boatshed & Road Rodders Gearhead breakfast hosted by Wanganui R&C at Caroline’s Boatshed Bar, 181 Somme Parade, Aramoho from 9 ‘til 11am. 

 

   12 Winter Drag Wars at Meremere Dragway. Info at www.dragway.co.nz 

 

   12 Winter Rod Run organised by the Hustlers. 

 

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

 

  19 Zone 2 Memorial Run in Auckland hosted by North Shore R&CC, Hibiscus Rodders and East Bay Rods.

 

  19 Below Zero Cruise number 3 hosted by Fielding R&CC.  Coach House Museum, South St, Feilding, Show’n’shine 12 to 1pm then a cruise, prizegiving & free sausage sizzle 2.30. Cost is $5pp, kids free.  Info: Graham 06 324 8606 027 393 6310   26 Western Bays Annual Show. 

 

  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 

 

  SEPTEMBER 

 

   2 "Rocknwheelsmeet" from 9am to 4pm at the Amberley Domain. "If it's wheels and you love it - bring it along" For more information email Rocknwheelsmeet@yahoo.com. An Amberley Lions Club Fundraiser. 

 

  2 Fathers Day Run by Ram Rodders. Details to come.  

 

   2 Father’s Day Drags presented by the American Muscle Car Club. 

 

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

 

  2 The Boatshed & Road Rodders Gearhead breakfast hosted by Wanganui R&C at Caroline’s Boatshed Bar, 181 Somme Parade, Aramoho from 9 ‘til 11am. 

 

   7 Orewa Cruise Night from 7pm ‘til late. Meet at Muldoons car park in Moana Ave and cruise from 7pm with hourly departures at 8, 9 and 10pm. Open to all American and Australian hot rods, street machines, muscle cars and customs. Food and beverages of your choice available from the many venues in Orewa. For more info call John 021 167 687. 

 

   9 Guide Dog Fun Run by Capital Rodders. 

 

   13-16 Kaikoura Hop. A four-day event. Info at www.kaikourahop.co.nz. 

 

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

 

   21-22 Tornadoes’ 50th Anniversary. 

 

  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 

 

 OCTOBER 

 

   5 Orewa Cruise Night from 7pm ‘til late. Meet at Muldoons car park in Moana Ave and cruise from 7pm with hourly departures at 8, 9 and 10pm. Open to all American and Australian hot rods, street machines, muscle cars and customs. Food and beverages of your choice available from the many venues in Orewa. For more info call John 021 167 687. 

 

  6 Manawatu Swapmeet in Fielding.

 

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

 

  7 The Boatshed & Road Rodders Gearhead breakfast hosted by Wanganui R&C at Caroline’s Boatshed Bar, 181 Somme Parade, Aramoho from 9 ‘til 11am. 

 

  19 Con Rodders Rod & Custom Club 45th Anniversary Weekend. 

 

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

 

   25-28 Classic Cover Insurance Pre 49s hosted by Nelson Hot Rod Club at Founders Historic Park and Trafalgar Centre. For details contact Julie Bennett nelsonhotrodclub@yahoo.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 


 NOVEMBER 

 

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

  

  4 The Boatshed & Road Rodders Gearhead breakfast hosted by Wanganui R&C at Caroline’s Boatshed Bar, 181 Somme Parade, Aramoho from 9 ‘til 11am. 

 

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

 

   25 Port Road Drags hosted by Cam County. 

 

  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 

 

 DECEMBER 

 

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

 

  2 The Boatshed & Road Rodders Gearhead breakfast hosted by Wanganui R&C at Caroline’s Boatshed Bar, 181 Somme Parade, Aramoho from 9 ‘til 11am. 

 

   3 Toy Run hosted by North Shore R&CC. 

 

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

 

  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 


  2019 

 JANUARY 

 

  5 Black Swamp Run at Mangawhai. 

 

  19-20 Kumeu Festival. 

 

  24-27 Muscle Car Madness. 

 

  24-27 Cruise Martinborough. 

 

  25-27 Grand National Roadster Show, Pomona, California.

 FEBRUARY 

   20-23 Americarna, Taranaki. www.americarna.com 

 

  MARCH 

  

  27-31 Beach Hop  

 
  

 

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