BOP Club Events 2003

This page provides brief descriptions of completed club events.

(Sorted newest at the top : Click any image to enlarge)

November 23rd.

Check the separate full report here


October: Labour weekend.

National Mustang Convention in Christchurch. 

Check the separate report here

 21st SEPTEMBER   


  1.00 pm meet again at 1022 Cameron road gate pa. Went for a run then a social nogg & nater over a game of 10 pin bowling at 13th Ave Tauranga.

 17th AUGUST


 Off for a run in the cars out to Katikati way, then at this point (unsure) a possible pot luck dinner and who knows we might get the wine man back again. For those who did this last year it was quite a hoot for a Sunday afternoon. meet at 1022 Cameron road gate pa. Next to Etchells race parts 1.00 pm meet. 

31st May.  

Saturday Night 10 Pin Bowling.

We booked out the Fraser Cove 10 pin bowling arcade from 6.00 pm till 7.30 pm. We had the Auckland Mustang Club in town for a few nights and  organised a social meet and greet with a few eats and drinkies to help the night along. 

1 June Sunday. Queens Birthday Weekend 

The Bay Prestige Classic Car Show. 

24 cars entered

April:  Anzac Weekend 25/26th 

Whangamata Beach Hop

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There was all sorts of tin. Some valuable and some just plain old good fun nostalgia. Elvis proved that he wasnt all shook up and danced around on his blue suede shoes. He left people crying in the chapel!

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There was plenty of entertainment, even some twit lying on glass and juggling a chainsaw. Suzanne Lynch of "The Chicks" fame, and her old man were there singing their heart out... not to bad either. As you can see by the crowds in the pics,  this was early in the day and it only got worse for viewing come afternoon. 

It was a brilliant weekend for those that stayed. For those that made the day trip you had to get there early to beat the crowds.

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The guys in the drag cars fired up all three at once in the main street. It was nothing but earth shaking. The surrounding hills were just echoing of these things pulling 7000 rpm plus. The fact that I was only 20 feet away with Alistair from Petrolhead Mag left him and myself with blown ear sockets I'm sure! It was great to see and hear. I'm not sure how many pacemakers stopped instantaneously. They would of just got trampled in the crowd. Bart

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13 April 2003

Club AGM 

The Bay of Plenty Mustang Owners club AGM was held on the 13th of April 2003 at the Papamoa Sports and Recreation club .

The officers elected for 2003/04 were

President :    Bart Ingram unopposed   (07 57115503)
Treasurer:     Kelvin Pearson  unopposed  (07 5754652)
Secretary:     Sue Pearson 
Web design:  Cam   Pearson
Mag Editor:   Bart 
Kevin  Thomas
Bev    Thomas
Kevin  Robinson


2nd March 2003

Club first Birthday / All Ford Day

Our first birthday was held at this years All Ford Day at Blake Park Mt Maunganui.  Bart, the founder of the club and Kelvin Pearson, treasurer also first official club member, are pictured cutting the cake.

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March 2003

CRC International Race Meeting 
Story and pics here (400 Kb MS Word file, download time about 1.5 mins)

Waihi Trip.
Story and Pics here (Note. 900 KB MS Word file- download time about 4 mins)


 February 2003

 6th Feb Waitangi day run to Whakatane and barbeque at Taneatua

8th Feb machinery and hotrod show at Matamata