Manawatu Club Events  

To see past club events follow these links:  

2001  2002  2003  2004
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All planned /completed events for more recent years are listed below:



Sunday 10 March 2019    Coffee & Cars held at Southwards Car Museum, Paraparaumu  10.00 - 1.00, bring a picnic lunch.
29/30 March 2019   Taupo Weekend,  Wairakei Resort,  members to arrange own bookings.



17 June 2018   Ten Pin Bowling held at the Kapiti Ten Pin Bowling Club. Meet at 10.00am for a 10.30 am start time - time to get shoes/teams organised.
1 July   AGM - Manawatu Marine Club (Foxton Beach Boat Club) same venue as last year. Meeting at 11.00am followed by light lunch - numbers to be confirmed for lunch, the price will be $20.00 per person.



Next Club meeting is on:
5 February 2017   All American Car Day held in Trentham, details to follow
5 March   meeting will be at Chris & Johns home at Te Horo
9 April   meeting will be at Masterton
6 & 7 May   meeting will be at Meeanee Swap Meet, Napier
18 June   AGM meeting will be at Orlando, Palmerston North
Sunday 25 June 2017   Annual General Meeting - Change of venue and change of date.
This meeting will now be held on Sunday 25 June 2017 at the Foxton Beach Boat Club commencing at 11.00 am followed by a light lunch. For further details please contact
9 July   meeting will be at 10 Pin Bowling, Kapiti
3 September 2017   Light lunch at Coach House Museum, 121 South Street, Feilding at 11.30 am, followed by a couple of shed tours
24 September 2017   Southwards Car Museum, 11.00am, bring you own lunch. Special AGM
October   National Convention, Invercargill
12 November   Manfield, MG Classic Race Day, Feilding
10 December   Christmas Lunch, Manakau Pub
25 January 2018   Martinborough Cruise
4 February 2018   All American Day, Trentham
4 March 2018   Ashhurst Sports Day



May 2015 Newsletter

Sunday 23rd August 11.30am Orlando Lakehouse, Rangitikei Line, Palmerston North Please note change of venue for lunch:

Meet time is 11.30am at Orlando Lakehouse, Rangitikei Line, Palmerston North.

Please order by 12noon

Address: 748 Rangitikei Line, Palmerston North. ph 06 327 8110

Alan Mill has kindly arranged for our club to meet with Peter Thomson at Rongotea to view his motorcycle collection. Arrive between 1.30 and 2 pm - Fee is $5 dollars a per person - please bring correct change.



23rd February 2014 10.30am Otaihanga Domain

35th Anniversary Picnic and Cricket Day

*** AMENDED ***

Due to insufficient numbers for lunch we have cancelled the booking and now invite you all to a friendly game of cricket, quiz, and byo picnic lunch day at Otaihanga Domain, SH1, turn into Otaihanga Road, Paraparaumu, to end - changes to Makora Road, Domain off that - near the river. If wet Chris and John’s residence for inside picnic, quiz and cutting of the cake, 46 To Horo Beach Road. Off SH1. Sounds like a great day out!

We will have commemorative pins available for sale at $9.00 each

16th March 2014 10am Kapiti School Gear Jammers Annual Show, Cruise at 9am from Southwards finishing at Kapiti School, Paraparaumu, Gold coin donation. Food, fun, family activities, Band, fire ups and lots of very cool cars. (Meeting only if required - amongst the Mustangs if fine so bring a deck chair).
April 2014
Arrive Palmerston Nth on
Good Friday
Pony Run Easter –50th Celebration Pony Run hosted by Taranaki.
Pony Run should arrive around 4.30pm into Palmerston North. Some meeting at Bulls.
Dinner at Coachman, Palmerston North–
Friday Evening from 6.30pm
May 25th By 10am at Woodville  Woodville/ Pahiatua Clive's collection: Meet at Woodville – Café 88, Main Rd, No later than say 10:00am? Quick drink and a toilet stop. Depart Woodville 10:15am on short convoy drive (10-15mins) to Clive's museum.

Entry price $5.00 per person. “Please have collect change”.

Estimate 1.30hr is probably plenty of time at Clive's, then convoy drive to Black Stump Cafe, TBC - Pahiatua (approx 25mins). Estimate Pahiatua arrival 12:30pm. Thanks for Richard Ramson for coordinating this run.
29th June
Meeting Starts
Marton-Feilding Lounge at the Awapuni Racecourse
Palmerston North
Annual General Meeting

AGM meeting starts 11am sharp.
Venue: Marton-Feilding Lounge at the Awapuni Racecourse. Plenty of parking available.

Nominations for all Committee positions to be sent through to Jude please.

Lunch will be available for $20 per person.

Please RSVP to Jude for attendance.

We need as many members as possible.

Remember this is your club so please participate in this important meeting.

20th July 12 Noon Feilding Square 3 Below Zero Midwinter Cruise Series # 2

Meet in the Feilding Square, park up for show and shine from 12 to 1pm, and registration.

1pm Leave on Midwinter Cruise arriving back 2.45pm for prize giving and free sausage sizzle

On Wet or fine.  Dry weather venue for Prize Giving.
Meeting held somewhere to be decided if requested by New President.

Thank to Alan Hughes for invite to this event.

24th August 10:30am Silverstream Driving Range, Country Lane, Off Golf Road, Silverstream Silverstream Driving Range and Lunch Upper Hutt
(thanks to Naresh and John for organising)

For members coming from the north, we will meet at Paraparaumu railway station at 9.30 .Otherwise be at Silverstream Driving Range, Country Lane Silverstream (off Golf Road) by 10.30am.
We need to know numbers coming by the Wednesday before - 20th August. This is for lunch, as he is opening especially for our club.
Costs are:
Clubs to hire $3.00 or bring your own
$8.00 for 50 balls or $12.00 for 100 balls
After golf we will then drive up to Upper Hutt and go to a great Pizza place. (Steak meals as well and fantastic wedges) He will open up for us. (Recommended by Naresh.) The owner is a yank and his name is Chevy not sure if that is his real name but a character - Art of Pizza (plenty of parking at the rear of the building), 36-40 Main Street, Upper Hutt
28th September 11am Wanganui Visit to Ed Boyd’s car collection. Gold coin donation. Jacko has arranged a café to open us for lunch and meeting.  Numbers to Jude by 24th September please.
October Labour Weekend Christchurch CONVENTION – Labour Weekend – to all those making this event a safe and enjoyable road trip.
16th November 8-9am Otaihanga Southward Auto Jumble, early birds required 8am to set up club marque.
14th December 2014 11.30am
Lunch 1pm
Levin /
Murrayfields, Shannon
Craig & Tania’s Amazing Race - Lunch at Murrayfields.

Meet time is 11.30am - at Salisbury street car park, Levin. (Turn off SH1 into Queen or Bath street, then turn into Salisbury).

Murrayfield Café for Lunch – Please be seated at 1pm.
$35 pp adults, $5 + age for children under 13. 13+ adult price.
Payment to bank account please.

Slide show from Convention during lunch.
Bring a $10 present for the Santa sack.
RSVP TO JUDE by 9th December for catering purposes.
17th -18th January 2015   Masterton Wings Over Wairarapa, general info for event onlye.
15th February 2015 11am Ashhurst Picnic Day, Ashhurst Domain. Bring a deck chair. BYO picnic lunch. All welcome
7th March 2015 Saturday Wellington Government House Tour, Note this will be held on a Saturday.

Use the Hospital Road gate (accessed from Adelaide Road) entrance. The Basin Reserve gate is only for the Governor-General and official visitors. We need to send a list of member’s names that will be attending the tour. They need this for security and health and safety purposes. The tour group is limited to 30 people so RSVP to Jude, early birds welcome.

Jude will send out map and information closer to time.
19 April 2015 10.30am Ashhurst / Marton Secretary’s run from Ashhurst through to Marton, Car Collection Visit and lunch.
May 2015     Hawkes Bay Weekend – incorporating Marineland Swap Meet and Car Show. Note we will need to book accommodation early in the New Year as this weekend is very popular.





Sunday 17th February 11am. Meeting Scheduled Ashhurst Domain, Napier Road, Ashhurst Picnic Day
16th March 2014 10am Kapiti School Gear Jammers Annual Show, Cruise at 9am from Southwards finishing at Kapiti School, Paraparaumu, Gold coin donation. Food, fun, family activities, Band, fire ups and lots of very cool cars. (Meeting only if required - amongst the Mustangs if fine so bring a deck chair).
Sunday 17th March 10:30am Foxton Muster at old BP, Main Road, Foxton, at 10.30am, for coffee, a look at the tank, and a yak followed by a short mystery cruise, details to be advised by Dave and Eileen on day. Venue for social gathering and meeting oraganised and there is Fish and Chips for lunch.
11th&12th May     Hawkes Bay Weekend
Saturday At 2pm A guided tour of the old Napier Prison.
Followed by a meal at a restaurant 7pm in Ahuriri.

Book your own accommodation at Ahuriri. We recommend the Anchorage Motel Lodge, 26 West query, Ahuriri, Napier.
Free phone 0800 422 266 for bookings.

Sunday A cruise to Puketapu Hotel for lunch at 12pm.

As all events are Booked we need numbers - RVSP to Jude Traill please.
Sunday 7th April
10am - 1:30pm Old Railway Land Main Street Palmerston North 9th Annual All Ford Day  - Extra Activity - for April 2013

Gold coin donation entry fee. Park your Ford-up stay at venue or explore cafes and eateries nearby.
Enquiries to Norm Anderson 0273385370.
Organised by Manawatu Branch - Capri Car Club.
Sunday16th June   Awapuni Racecourse, Palmerston North AGM
Please feel free to contact any committee member to discuss your interest in nominating a member or becoming part of the committee.

The club is providing lunch so please RSVP to Jude Traill, Secretary.
Sunday 21st July 11.30am FEILDING at KR’S then Lunch
Coach house - approx 1.30pm
Invitation to Taranaki Mustang Club to our Club run in July.
Starting with a social chat and then Lunch at KR’S Café Feilding (100m up Ferguson St from Manfeild main gates and they are opening just for us).

After Lunch there is a visit planned to the New Coach house Museum (200m down from Manfeild main gates in South St). The new premises of the coach house are 4 times bigger than their old building, it is around 2000sq metres. Their display is just great and is guaranteed to blow you away.

Costs - $10.00 per head for Coach House
Café - Cabinet and normal menu orders. (good prices & quick)
Sunday 18th
10.30am Hood Aerodrome Masterton Hood Aerodrome Tour. 177 South Road, Masterton. Cost $15.00 per head (money well spent). Start 10.30am – They are opening just for us. Tour is about 1-1.5 hours. Lunch and meeting at Joxer Dalys. Lunch venue to be confirmed.
September 15th   10.30am Paraparaumu 

 Ten Pin Bowling Annual Competition

Ron Johnson has the Trophy – please bring with you Ron, just in case you need to hand it over to a new winner.

John Camm has booked Ten Pin Bowling for the
15th September 10.30 am. Game start time.
1 Te Tupe Road, Nikau Valley, Paraparaumu.

Heading South take turn off to Lindale/ Nikau Valley.
First left, Te Tupe Road first on right.
Heading North. Turn off at Lindale turn veer left and under highway. Second on right into Te Tupe road. Ten Pin bowling is on the left.

Lunch at the Waterfront in Raumati afterwards.

Prices for Ten pin are for group booking and have booked for between 20 and 30 for 2 games each.
Adults 14 and over $18.00
Juniors 13 and under $17.00
Seniors Over 60 with ID $16.00

October Labour Weekend Hamilton

National Mustang Convention.

17th November 10am

Southwards Auto Jumble, Otaihanga Road, just of SH1, just north of Paraparaumu. Meeting will be held elsewhere if required.

1st December 1st
Tatum Park, SH1, South of Levin. Club Christmas Lunch – bring a pressie for the Santa’s Sack each. Children and Adults.

$25 per person subsidised lunch.

Please ensure you RSVP to Jude before November 23rd.
January      No Run scheduled
February     35th Anniversary Lunch TBC