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 Backbencher GastroPub. 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 the calendar 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 (+)
Monday 25th January
Driver Training Day
The MG Car Club Wellington Centre runs two Driver Training Days each year.
The days are open to all Members and invited Friends aged 12 years and over.
The day features two levels of activity:
First time around a race track
- In the morning you can drive your car around the circuit at road speeds
- There is no passing allowed on corners although you can pass other cars on the straights
- You can opt to have an experienced track driver with you to give you tips on how to handle the track at speed
- If you are feeling a little more confident after the morning's run you can drive a little faster in the afternoon
- The runs are non-competitive
- You will need a helmet
- Roll cages not required
You will find the Entry Forms and Supplementary Regulations for 25th January 2021 HERE
Sunday 31st January
Sunday Morning MG Outing
Wednesday 3rd Feb
Noggin N Natter
Venue, The Backbencher Gastropub, 34 Molesworth St, Thorndon, Wellington (Opposite the Beehive)
Time: 5.30pm for 6.00pm
We will have the use of a small room immediately to the left of the Murphy Street entrance. There are a couple of steps up to the lounge area and our room is behind the glass doors to the left.
Details to be announced
Sunday 14th February
British and European Car Day
Trentham Memorial park
Entry from Barton ave or Barton rd off Fergusson drive. Gates open 9am ish. We are looking for volunteers to assist with getting the Marquee, flags etc up and we will be marshaling cars for the lineup.
This is our primary show and shine event of the year. We make a effort to get as many MGs on the field as we possibly can. It is a great day out and usually draws a huge number of cars and motorcycles. There will be catering stands for coffee, sandwiches, sausages etc. Sunscreen will be a must!
Wednesday 17th Feb
Details to be advised
Thursday 25th Feb
Details to be announced
Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th Feb
8th Annual MGF/TF Festival at Mangaweka
Awastone Riverside Haven - stunning venue by the beautiful Rangitikei River
This gathering for these nifty little cars is the perfect opportunity for owners to
socialise, share ownership experiences and gain valuable advice for the successful management of their cars.
Other MG cars produced in the 1995-2005 era, e.g. MGZR are welcome to attend.
Go to www.mangaweka.co.nz to check out the fantastic venue
Friday 26 February
6.30pm: Dinner at Rustic Steak House, Taihape for 'early birds'
Be there for a great social start to your weekend
Saturday 27 February
10 am: Meet at Awastone Riverside Haven, Mangaweka
Welcome Morning tea Socialising
12.15: Lunch at Awastone
1pm: Depart for afternoon tour/trial
6.30: Re-gather at Awastone Riverside Haven
Drinks Dinner EFFERS Forum
Sunday 28 February
9.30: Meet at Mangaweka campground for morning tea hosted
by Heritage Mangaweka
10.15: Option 1:Grass motorkhana for the 'Garry &Lorna' Trophy
Option 2:Superb scenic river trip. Safe and fun for everyone
Professionally guided by Mangaweka Adventure Company
with 39 years Rangitikei River experience. $65 per person
Option 3:Riverside relaxation, local walks or just mingle
talking MGs or whatever
1.15: Lunch provided by Heritage Mangaweka at campground
After lunch -Foff home to reality or then take the river trip
and later enjoy the Awastone Sunday Session with live music
Please note: Every driver taking part in this event (i.e.trial and/or motorkhana) must complete and return Part B of the MSNZ Supplementary Regulations.
For further entry information
John and Viv Eames
06 382 5717 027 782 5717
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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, $70.00 single, $80.00 joint and $90.00 for family membership. The subs are maintained deliberately low and events are often subsidised to maximise participation.