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VCC CLASSIFICATION VETERAN Vehicles constructed prior to 31stDecember1918 VINTAGE Vehicles constructed between 1st January 1919 and 31st December 1931. POST VINTAGE Vehicles constructed between 1st January 1932 and 31st December 1945. POST WAR Vehicles constructed between 1st January 1946 and 31st December 1960 POST 60 Vehicles constructed after 1st January1961 provided that no vehicle is accepted for this class untilJanuary1st of the year that is thirty years after its original year of construction. FACTORY BUILT & HISTORIC RACING VEHICLES: As described in the club By-laws. PERIOD SPECIAL As described in the club By-laws

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Official Publication of the King Country Branch of the Vintage Car Club of New Zealand Inc.

Insurance When you insure through Vero the insurance company which supports the Vintage Car Club of New Zealand through the International Rally, you are financial assisting your branch. Vero awards discount to the branches on a monthly basis. By ringing Vero on their 0800 658411 and quoting the Branch Number 300138 (This is also listed in the front of this Magazine.)

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November 2019 Bruce & Ruth Shute(Waikato) in their 1954 Vauxhall Wyvern, in the 2019 Journey through Time Rally.

November 2019 Vehicles at the start of the 2019 Journey Through Time Rally


KING COUNTRY BRANCH

of THE VINTAGE CAR CLUB OF NEW ZEALAND. BRANCH OFFICERS 2019 -2020 PHONE NUMBERS CHAIRPERSON CAMPBELL WRIGHT 896 6065 VICE CHAIRPERSON STEVE MAUNDER 896 6828 SECRETARY NORMA DOUGHERTY 896 8777 TREASURER JULIE GILBERT 896 6942 CLUB CAPTAIN IVAN STEVENS 896 8379 KING PIN EDITOR NORMA DOUGHERTY 896 8777 VCC CERTIFIER WAYNE GILBERT 896 6942 LIBRARIAN COLIN MANNING 895 8227 CUSTODIANS STEVE MAUNDER 896 6828 ROB WHEELER 895 8633 NIC WATSON 021 247 7340 Social Convenors Judith Manning 895 8227 Tony Manning 895 8227 BRANCH POSTAL ADDRESS CLUBROOMS C/o Secretary, 176 Taringamotu Rd Targa 2019 34 House Ave, TAUMARUNUI Taumarunui 3920 E-Mail kingcountry@vcc.org.nz MEETINGS/ VISITS MEETINGS/ VISITS VERO INSURANCE Last SUNDAY of Month Branch Number 300138 at 2 P.M. Phone: 0800 658 411


Secretary Snippets Well it has been a wet few days, but summer is here,and the evenings are getting longer. During January there are afew rallies on.See below

The New Zealand Flag.

Remember this Saturday’s trip to And a little old flag in the corner That’s part of our heritage too. Who were sent to the ends of the earth, The rogues and schemers, the doers and the dreamers, Who gave New Zealand birth. And you who are shouting to change it. Who don’t seem to understand. It’s the flag of our law and our language. Not the flag of a far away land. Though there are plenty of people who’ll tell you now When Europe was plunged into night The little old flag in the corner Was their symbol of freedom and light It doesn’t mean we owe allegiance To a forgotten imperial dream. We’ve got the stars to show where we are going And the old flag to show where we have been Our flag bears the stars that blaze at night, in our southern sky of blue.

• Trip to Jack Corban’s place (Museum) Saturday the 23rd of November. Leave at 10.00 a.m.from the Clubrooms. Bring a picnic Lunch, Themos, chair, drinks etc.

Coming Events. • Taumarunui Christmas Parade and Market Day Saturday7th December, starts at 12noon • Rotorua Annual Lakefront Car Show Sunday 19th January • Burma Rally 18th & 19th January in Wanganui (Wanganui VCC) • Taupo Rally 14th March • North Island Easter Rally 10th – 13th April in Horowhenua. See advert


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King Country VCC - November 2019  

King Country VCC - November 2019