Coming Events


2017


October 2017

Friday 20th October+

OSH Tour

7 day Tour starting on the on Thursday 20th October which will take us around the West Coast of the North Island including parts of Taranaki, the Forgotten Highway and other gems.

Programme

Day & Date

Activity

Comment

Thursday 26th October

Drive to Whanganui

Accommodation booked at the Collegiate Motor Inn

Dinner booked at the Oaks Café - CMI

Meet at Waikanae New World Supermarket Car Park

Morning Coffee at the Mothered Goose, Bulls

Lunch at Parnell’s Café and Gallery

Friday 27th October

Breakfast own arrangement

Drive to New Plymouth

Accommodation booked at the Dawson Motel

Dinner Salts Restaurant & Bar

Morning Coffee Red Rock Café, Patea

Turn off at Hawera onto the Surf Highway, Route 45 to NP

Lunch at Sugar Juice Café, Opunake

Visit the Historic Cape Light & Museum, Warea

Saturday 28th October

Breakfast own arrangement

Accommodation booked at the Dawson Motel

Lunch (see in comments section)

Dinner Monica’s Eatery

Visit personal collection of cars of Bryce & Delwyn Barnett

Lunch at Stratford Mountain House, Mt Taranaki

Time back in NP to see Govett-Brewster Art Gallery & Len Lye Centre etc

Sunday 29th October

Breakfast own arrangement

Drive to Kawhia, Kawhia Harbour

Accommodation Kawhia Hotel & Kawhia Motel – separate locations

Dinner Kawhia Hotel

Morning coffee at Whitebait Inn, Mokau

Lunch at Fat Pigeon Café, Piopio

Monday 30th October

Breakfast Kawhia Hotel

Drive to Whangamomona along the Forgotten World Highway

Accommodation Whangamomona Hotel

Dinner included at WH

Lunch at The Training Café, Taumarunui

Tuesday 31st October

Breakfast included at WH

Drive to Whanganui

Accommodation at 151 on London Motel & Function Venue

Dinner Caroline’s Boatshed Bar & Eatery

Lunch own arrangement

Side trip to Bushy Park???

Wednesday 1st November

Breakfast own arrangements

Drive back to Waikanae

Morning Coffee at the Mothered Goose, Bulls

So this is the programme in a nutshell. It gives all, the opportunity to do things on their own, particularly from New Plymouth to Piopio and then again from Kawhia to Taumarunui. It’s an area worth exploring and has a number of interesting area including Tongaporutu with the Three Sisters Rock Formation, the Awakino River and the Mangaotaki Gorges with impressive limestone cliffs. Appropriate maps and day sheets will be provided, to enable you to get the best out of the tour. Of course, there is always the socialising in the evening and this always makes the tour memorable!!!!!

Competitive rates for accommodation have been negotiated and also we are staying in places with a reasonable level of comfort and centrally located wherever possible. The tour has already been reconnoitred, so we do know how it will work. Do come and join us!!!!!

For further information and confirmation of a place please make contact with Michael & Elaine Anderson at Email: michael.anderson@xtra.co.nz or Ph: 04 293 7222 We will accept booking up to the 10th October 2017 however we do need to pay an accommodation deposit at the Whangamomona Hotel by the 31st August 2017 to secure the booking at a rate of $150.00 per couple. For those people who have already indicated they are coming could you please put the $150.00 into the bank account of: MF&ER Anderson – 010797 0356716 00 no later than the 25th August 2017

For more information contact Michael Anderson

Saturday 28th October

Annual awards Dinner

Backbencher Pub, 34 Molesworth Street, Thorndon, Wellington

This is our Annual Trophy awarding event and always a great evening. We will be running our usual Charity Auction so bring along something for the auction table - preferably automotive oriented and great if you can make it MG memorabilia. The Backbencher is a great venue and we will be in the upstairs room. It is important to let John Grant know if you are coming no later than Wednesday 25th October

November 2017

Wednesday 1st November

Noggin N Natter

Venue, The Waterloo Bar & Grill, Waterloo Quay

Time: 5.30pm for 6.00pm

Details to be announced

Monday 6 NovemberCommittee Meeting. Members welcome, contact the secretary for details


Friday 10th Nov to Sunday 12th Nov

MG Classic Race Meeting

Manfeild

Sunday 26 Nov

The Surgery Sprints Round 5: Alpha Romeo Wellington

Manfeild

Wednesday 29th November

Monthly Club Dinner

Shepherds Arms, 285 Tinakori Road, Wellington

The Shepherds Arms do a great, reasonably priced meal in a friendly pub atmosphere.

If you are coming please contact Jim Higgins by Monday 27th

Thursday 30th November*

End of Year Old Speckled Hen BBQ lunch

At Michael & Elaine's home - 35 Kohekohe Road, Waikanae

For more information contact Michael Anderson

December 2017

Monday 3 December

Committee Meeting. Members welcome, contact the secretary for details

Wednesday 6th December

Noggin N Natter

Venue, The Waterloo Bar & Grill, Waterloo Quay

Time: 5.30pm for 6.00pm

This is our Christmas N&N and your first drink will be on the Club. We will also be putting on some nibbles. Bring along a present for Santa's sack - Max value $5. No need to let us know, just turn up and have a great after-work session.


2018


February 2018

Monday 5th February

Committee Meeting. Members welcome, contact the secretary for details

Sunday 11th February

British Car Day

This is our premier 'show and shine event of the year. It is a great day out so get the MG out of storage and get to work with the polish! Pack a picnic and head to Trentham Park for a great day of classic cars. This is the first year that the event has been thrown open to ALL European cars so we are expecting a great turnout!

Details:

Date: Sunday 11th February

Time: Club setup time will be 8.30am. We need lots of help to get the Marquee and other gear set up so if you can get there by 8.30ish that would be great! The event is open to the public from 10.00am to 4.00pm

Cost: $10 per car displayed - funds go to the Wellington Free Ambulance

Location: Trentham Memorial Park, Upper Hutt - use Barton Road off Fergusson Drive

Click HERE for the BCD Poster

Saturday 16th February

Noggin N Natter - Garage Visit

Absolute Upholstery

Absolute are in the process of moving premises. Their new address will be notified as soon as we receive it.

Saturday 24th, Sunday 25th February

Fifth Annual MGF/TF Festival at Mangaweka

When: Weekend of 24/25 February 2018

Where: Awastone Riverside Haven - stunning venue by the beautiful Rangitikei River

This gathering specifically 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.

If you own an MGF or TF, mark your calendar now for 24/25 February 2018

Go to www.mangaweka.co.nz to check out the fantastic venue

For full entry information and accommodation options contact:

John and Viv Eames

06 382 5717 027 782 5717

mangaweka@hotmail.com

Wednesday 28th February

Club Dinner

Details to be advised


March 2018

Monday 5th March

Committee Meeting. Members welcome, contact the secretary for details

Wednesday 7th March

Noggin N Natter

Venue, The Waterloo Bar & Grill, Waterloo Quay

Time: 5.30pm for 6.00pm

Details to be announced

Thursday March 25th to 29th

2018 MG National Rally

The 2018, MG National Rally will be held in and around South Canterbury’s favourite seaside resort “Timaru by the Sea” from Sunday to Thursday, March 25th to 29th.

Based in Caroline Bay the Rally provides opportunities for some superb MG motoring, through beautiful rolling countryside from the Sea to the Alps, along with a day at one of the South Islands top motor sport venues, Levels Raceway. For the classic aircraft enthusiasts, the Rally is also timed to lead into the Warbirds Over Wanaka air show over the Easter holiday weekend. Full details can be found at:

www.sporty.co.nz/asset/downloadasset?id=4ea39cb2-b8df-4ddc-8f90-5becef33edca

Wednesday 28 March

Club Dinner

Details to be advised



April 2018

Monday 2nd April

Committee Meeting. Members welcome, contact the secretary for details

Wednesday 4th April

Noggin N Natter

Venue, The Waterloo Bar & Grill, Waterloo Quay

Time: 5.30pm for 6.00pm

Details to be announced

Wednesday 25 April 2018

Club Dinner

Details to be advised

May 2018

Monday 7 May

Committee Meeting. Members welcome, contact the secretary for details

Wednesday 2nd May

Noggin N Natter

Venue, The Waterloo Bar & Grill, Waterloo Quay

Time: 5.30pm for 6.00pm

Details to be announced

Wednesday 25th April

Club Dinner

Details to be advised

June 2018

Monday 4th June

Committee Meeting. Members welcome, contact the secretary for details

Wednesday 6th June

Noggin N Natter

Venue, The Waterloo Bar & Grill, Waterloo Quay

Time: 5.30pm for 6.00pm

Details to be announced

Wednesday

July

Monday 2nd July

Committee Meeting. Members welcome, contact the secretary for details

Wednesday 4th July

Noggin N Natter

Venue, The Waterloo Bar & Grill, Waterloo Quay

Time: 5.30pm for 6.00pm

Details to be announced


August 2018

Monday 6th August

Committee Meeting. Members welcome, contact the secretary for details

Wednesday 1st August

Noggin N Natter

Venue, The Waterloo Bar & Grill, Waterloo Quay

Time: 5.30pm for 6.00pm

Details to be announced


September 2018


Monday 3rd September

Committee Meeting. Members welcome, contact the secretary for details

Wednesday 5th September

Noggin N Natter

Venue, The Waterloo Bar & Grill, Waterloo Quay

Time: 5.30pm for 6.00pm

Details to be announced



October 2018

Monday 1st October

Committee Meeting. Members welcome, contact the secretary for details

Wednesday 3rd October

Noggin N Natter

Venue, The Waterloo Bar & Grill, Waterloo Quay

Time: 5.30pm for 6.00pm

Details to be announced


November 2018

Monday 5th November

Committee Meeting. Members welcome, contact the secretary for details

Wednesday 7th November

Noggin N Natter

Venue, The Waterloo Bar & Grill, Waterloo Quay

Time: 5.30pm for 6.00pm

Details to be announced


December 2018

Monday 3rd December

Committee Meeting. Members welcome, contact the secretary for details

Wednesday 5th December

Noggin N Natter

Venue, The Waterloo Bar & Grill, Waterloo Quay

Time: 5.30pm for 6.00pm

Details to be announced


2019




Ray Hartley Motors

Ray Hartley Motors



MG Sound Classic 2017

Nov 10th, 11th, 12th

Click on the poster for Entry Forms & Regs


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