News and Events
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Regular Monthly Events
Monthly Noggin 'N Natter, first Wednesday of the month Feb to Dec
Held at The Waterloo Bar & Grill opposite Wgtn Railway Station. Find out more
See below for details of the next Noggin 'N' Natter
NOTE: We do occasionally do a site visit for the N&N so it pays to check below for the latest information
Monthly Club Night on the third Wednesday (except December)
Club nights comprise a dinner at a local restaurant. Venues alternate between Wellington City, Hutt Valley, Tawa and Kapiti. Normal start time is around 6.30pm. See below for details of the next dinner. NOTE There is usually no dinner in the month of the AGM.
Monthly Old Speckled Hen Runs
The OSH runs are a mid week run held normally on the last Thursday of each month. The run usually ends up at a place of interest, a café or a restaurant after a pleasant short, or sometimes longer drive over some unusual routes. More information and the timetable for the year can be found HERE Short runs are indicated by an asterisk (*) and longer runs by a plus sign (+)
Saturday 3rd November
Annual Awards Dinner
The Backbencher Gastropub 6.30 for 7.00pm
This is the evening we give out trophies to all those Members who have been successful in various races and club events during the year. This is a big night for us and has always been hugely popular with Members.
Every year we run a charity auction and we encourage Members to bring along items to be auctioned. All proceeds go to our charity, Karahands.
We have worked with the Backbencher Gastropub to bring you a great menu at a really good price of $60 per person. This includes some wine which the club will be putting on the tables. Other drinks and additional wine will be at Member's expense. The menu can be found HERE
If you are wishing to attend please pay the dinner cost into the club account at 03 0539 0165992 00 together with your name and 'Awards Dinner'. You can, of course, pay the Treasurer when you arrive.
Venue: Backbencher Gastropub 34 Molesworth St, Thorndon, Wellington
Date & Time: Saturday 3rd November 6.30 for 7.00pm
Cost: $60 per person
We do need numbers for the dinner by 29th October so If you are coming along please notify the Secretary by Wednesday 17th
Monday 5th November
MGC50 - Magical Grand Cruising Tour of New Zealand
Southwards Museum visit including the workshops. MGCC members further north could meet up at a pre-determined place and travel south with the MGC's.
Venue: Southwards Museum.
Contact: Ian Grant, NZ MGC Register Secretary / Historian - email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday 7th November
Noggin N Natter
Mike Burnside will be regaling us with his experiences at the recent Bathurst Race meeting as well as some further detail on his recent Great Britain tour.
Venue, The Waterloo Bar & Grill, Waterloo Quay
Time: 5.30pm for 6.00pm
Details to be announced
Friday 9th to Sunday 11th November
MG Classic Race Meeting, Manfeild
This is our big race event of the year! Run over three days it is the largest and longest-running classic race meeting in NZ. Wellington Club members get free admission to the event and the Toyota VIP lounge as well as lunch provided on the Saturday and Sunday. As the public gate entry is $25 per day you are getting more than your annual subscription back in one hit!
The Toyota lounge provides views of the whole track and we will be running charity rides around the track at lunchtime on Sunday.
To get gate tickets you need to email Paul Chipp with your postal address as soon as possible. You also need to bring your MGCC Membership card with you to gain entry to the lounge.
Become a member
We are truly eclectic and cater for MGs of all types and vintages, from the very old to the very new, we care only that you care.
We have a strong membership both in terms of size & MG enthusiasm.
We have low cost membership fees, $60.00 single, $70.00 joint and $80.00 for family membership. The subs are maintained deliberately low and events are often subsidised to maximise participation.