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November 2017





CLUBROOMS: Cutler Park, McLean's Island CLUB NIGHT: 7.30pm Ist Thursday of the month Phone 03 359—7004


Main Committee


John Coomber (Christine) johnchriscoomber@gmail. com

027 2925206


Rod Thrower (Lynda)

03 338 2320


Kevin Sarjeant (Joan)

03 365 1938

Immediate Past Chairman

Leigh Craythorne (Tony)

Club Captain

Dave Inwood (Linda)

327 4156

Vintage Convenor

Brendon Eason (Elizabeth) 03 343 2979

027 3468324

Veteran Convenor

Tim Palmer (Barbara)

03 313 3952

021 338 692

Assistant Club Captain Greg Lamb (Gail) Group Convenor

George R Kear (Jorden)

03 960 3077 027 221 4332

Commercial Convenor Neil Shaskey (Louise) Cover photo: Taken at the Swap meet by Daniella Judge.


03 310 7056

03 347 0315 03 352 8802

2017-2018 Representatives Motor Cycle Convenor

Les Freeman (Margaret)

027 339 0962

Spare Part Shed Rep

Des Fowler (Janet)

342 9974

9-90's Co-ordinator:

John Kuipers

332 7926

VIC Representative

Don Bennetts (Judy)

385 6333

Maintenance/ Clubrooms

Mike Foster

359 8260

Bar Managers

Amanda Franklin (Wayne)

389 7066

Gill Stevenson (Kevin)

327 5743

Noggin Displays

Don Muller (Marlene)

385 6850


Owen Genet

358 2514

Assistant Librarian

Kay Shaskey (Graeme)

Swap Meet Chair

Colin Hey (Jenny)

Swap Meet sites

Kevin Clarkson (Shona)

021 0270 6525

Barn bookings/ Camping

Kevin and Claire Campion

027 407 5344

03 312 7255

Beaded Wheels Reporter

Tony Becker (Ngaire)

027 446 6964

421 2426

North Canty Noggin

Jeff Rogers

022 131 7235

03 313 8432

027 424 2670

03 325 3011 03 352 6266

027 279 9195

Hub Editor Daniella Judge Hub Com. Advertising Cindy Hey (Peter)


358 4549

352 5217 359 8737

WHAT WE ARE DOING November Thur Sun Sun Wed Thur Sat Wed Fri-Sun Sun

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Noggin The Annual Motorcycle Rally Maintenance Committee Work Day 9-90s Motorcycle Noggin Vintage Annual Rally Commercial Noggin Show Weekend Tour Homestead Run

December Sun Thur Sat Sun Wed Sat Wed Tue

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Maintenance Committee Work Day Noggin Christmas Ramble & Social Children’s Christmas Picnic 9-90s Motorcycle Noggin Veteran Picnic Run Commercial Noggin Boxing Day Run


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Motorcycle New Year Run Noggin Maintenance Committee Work Day Picnic Run 9-90s Motorcycle Noggin Commercial Noggin Veteran Picnic Run

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CHAIRMAN’S REPORT Another busy month ahead with the annual Motorcycle Rally, Vintage Rally, Show Weekend Tour and the Homestead Run to look forward to. This year the success of our Swap Meet Weekend was spoiled by the very wet Saturday and Sunday. Fortunately, the fine weather on Friday brought a large crowd to our gates and made up for the wet weekend. I was very impressed with how well the new systems worked and how good the grounds looked. There were a lot of very favourable comments being made. Colin Hey and his team did an excellent job and have come up with some improvements for next year. I want to thank the many members who volunteered early to fill the many jobs to be done throughout the weekend. The enthusiasm and support of so many has made planning this event easier and you have all contributed to the success of the event this year, despite adverse conditions. While many have enjoyed a break over Labour weekend, a group of our motorcycle section camped at the Island over the weekend and undertook general maintenance and jobs around the club grounds, including repainting the floors of the toilet and shower blocks at the main complex. I want to thank those members for the work they have done for us all. Colin Hey and I had the privilege of attending the Cancer Society recently to present a cheque for $4,500.00 raised at our National Daffodil Rally by this branch. They were delighted to receive this money, and we advised them that we will be holding this event again next year and hope to do even better next time. The branches participating in this year’s event have nationally raised a total of $40,000 for the Cancer Society. John Coomber Chairman


SECRETARY’S REPORT An extremely busy month what with Swap Meet etc. but compared to some on the Swap Meet Committee mine was a walk in the park. Well, a walk in the rain really! Things seem to be going along quite smoothly now with a fairly constant flow of new members and emails. Emails are obviously not all recorded but are kept on the computer, for future reference, as the need may arise. I get quite a lot of advertisements for events which are noted and forwarded to the Hub Editor, if I think they warrant a mention and don’t clash with our Branch events, some make it to the notice board or the R file. There is a lot happening in our Branch during November so here’s hoping for the sun to shine. Cheers Rod


Club Captain’s Report Important Information The Show Weekend Tour will start at Cutler Park, Friday 17th November – assemble by 9:00am for a 9.30am start. The Homestead Run will start at 126 South Eyre Road, Clarkville (VCC sign at gate) Sunday, 26th November– assemble by 9:00am for a 9.30am start. The Swap Meet had mixed results owing to the inclement weather. Friday was a fine day and according to all reports most of the stall holders etc. seemed to have reasonable success. The Handbooks also sold well. Saturday and Sunday morning - because of the weather - turned out to be a real bonus for the Parts Shed - having a record turnover for any Swap Meet. The feedback on the wristband passes was mostly positive. To those of you who get impatient at the gates either coming or going remember the people on the gates are volunteers as are all the members who help with the Swap Meet in trying to make this event run smoothly for everyone’s enjoyment. As our main fundraiser without the Parts Shed or the Swap Meet our Club would not be able to service the facilities we all enjoy. On a brighter note, the Rosters System at Noggin nights worked well. Thanks to all the volunteers who signed up and offered help before, during and after the weekend. The irrigation line to the new trees at the back should be installed on the 25th October and by the time the HUB is produced hopefully is all backfilled and tidy. November is a very busy month motoring wise so lets get out on the rallies and enjoy ourselves. Be courteous and let other road users pass. Cheers Dave Inwood 8

Commercial Report The October Commercial Noggin was hosted by the Vintage Farm Machinery Club providing the opportunity to visit the extensive collection of all things agricultural, both in their new storage shed and hiding under various trees around the grounds. We were given an interesting insight into the process involved in construction of the new shed, along with plans for it’s intended future use, and a very nice supper was put on by the club members. Many thanks to Lyndsay Saunders for making the arrangements for the visit. Novembers’ Commercial Noggin will be held at The Barn as some other possibilities I was looking into haven’t eventuated. If any of the Commercial Noggin regulars have suggestions for interesting places to visit please bring them along as any ideas are more than welcome. The Tunnel Barn will be open for anyone who is interested in what hides within, and to see what the dedicated grounds maintenance people have available to continue their good work. Neil Shaskey


9-90s Report

9 - 90s

Hi to you all

Well, it was raining so not as many cars came out for the day. About 20 odd cars and around 40 people. We were told a taxidermist was on the programme. How exciting and different. After a pleasant drive through Lincoln and surrounding countryside we arrived in Dunsandel and were divided into two groups to be shown round what was the largest taxidermist business in New Zealand. And what a day it turned out to be! Everyone was flabbergasted and I can’t remember having had such an interesting day. Our group was taken round by a very interesting young man who answered every question and told us stories of where he had been hunting around the world. He is a taxidermist and trophy hunter and has been to Australia, USA, British Colombia, Middle East, Kurdistan and all around New Zealand and he is only 25 years old. On display were brown and black bears, stags, birds, fish and I don’t know how many other different animals. A very comprehensive exhibit. Everyone I spoke to really enjoyed themselves and were amazed. From there we went to the new Dunsandel Community Centre for lunch and the usual raffle. I just broke even with the small attendance. A big thank you to Ken and Ruth Hands and friends for a great day out. November 8 - Organiser – Bruce Parker - Meet at the Yaldhurst Pub Carpark at 10:00am December 13 - Christmas Lunch at the Woolston Club, Hargood St. Meet at 11.30am. A hot ham roast and a hot pudding $25.00 a head. Please put your name on the list at the November outing or ring me on 332 7926 before December 10. Looking forward to seeing you all next month. J K and the team PS If you stayed at home because of the weather you missed a good day! 10

Canterbury Branch Up Coming Events Boxing Day Picnic Run 2017 Tuesday 26th December 2017 Children’s Christmas Picnic Sunday 10th December 2017 Start for 2018 Irishman Rally will be Saturday Morning 2nd June 2018 in Oamaru. Please book your accommodation for Friday night in Oamaru. Saturday and Sunday will be in Fairlie again.

Notice: Two pairs of reading glasses handed in to HQ over Swap Meet weekend. If you have misplaced a pair please ring Andrea on 388-2838 (evenings). Two other pairs were lost so if you have found them please ring me as they may marry up with the descriptions I have.


Our deepest sympathy is extended to the families of Errol Smith & Brian Goodman


Swap Meet Report The big weekend has now gone, so time to look back and see how it all went. Once again, our efforts were dampened somewhat by rain, with only one day of the three (Friday) being warm and dry. A good attendance that day, as well as a very reasonable attendance on the very wet Saturday. Sunday was a wash-out, with more than half the sites packed up and gone by Saturday night, and those that were left then packing up on Sunday morning. On Sunday, display vehicles also were being removed at a faster rate than they were arriving. A few puddles and a bit of mud made conditions unpleasant, and we stood down the gate personnel at 10.30am. Despite this, the financial outcome is OK, but no-where near what we were hoping for. The new wrist-band ‘ticket’ system worked well, and the feedback from the gates was that most people were very happy to wear them, especially those coming and going throughout the weekend. It was disappointing that a few people (some, members of our branch) refused to put them on. We will definitely be using the same system next year. One thing that was particularly evident this year was site-holders arriving very early, with a steady stream arriving from Wednesday afternoon, and all day Thursday. Unfortunately, this meant that buyers were also arriving, expecting early bargains, and we needed people on the gates. Without a set roster for that day, the committee was stretched to resource it. A few members stepped in to help, which was really appreciated. We may have to look at restricting access until Thursday at the earliest, or we risk the event becoming a Thursday/Friday and Saturday event, and having nothing for the general public to come and see on the weekend. It is essential that we get public through the gate to achieve financial success, and when they arrive, we need things for them to buy and see. On the plus side – the vehicle displays this year were some of the best we have seen, and the main arena looked a treat especially on Friday, when it was filled almost to capacity with a huge variety of vehicles of all makes, models and ages. Thanks to everyone who took the time to 12

bring your club car out and put it on display. There was also reportedly very good trading on sites on both Friday and Saturday, and this was backed up by money withdrawn from the eftpos machine – a record amount! The Swap Meet Committee have already had the debrief meeting, and as usual, we’ve got a list of things that we will alter next year. For the next few months, however, there will be a lull in activity so they can take a well-earned break – they all deserve it! Lastly, a big thanks to everyone who pitched in and made it work again. Whatever you contributed was certainly appreciated! Colin Hey

Swap Meet One Make Car Display Results 1st Classic Cortina Car Club. Trophy and $300 Donation 2nd Southern Lotus Register $200 Donation

3rd Jowett Club $100 Donation Congratulations and we thank all clubs for the effort put into displaying your cars.


Canterbury Branch Web Site


October 2017 Noggin Display Last month’s Noggin Display was Motor Cycles & Mopeds under restoration or to be restored. Thank you to the following members for displaying their motor cycles/ mopeds especially Owen & Martin Gent who brought along boxes of bits and pieces to assemble and Barry Hay, for his nice 1918 Harley Davidson. At one stage during the evening, it was brought to my attention, that the partly restored M/Cs etc. had a large gathering of spectators around them, more than at some other displays, creating a lot of interest. Barry Hay - 1918 Harley Davidson. Russell Barnard - 1952 Kreidler moped. Mike Ludecke - 1930 Calthorpe Ivory. Owen & Martin Gent - 1912 New Hudson, 1930 New Hudson & 1961 Vespa Sport Ique Future Noggin Displays. November: One Make Car Club Winner. Cortina ( Swap Meet.) December: Motorcycles from the M/C Annual Rally. February: Winners from the Women Drivers Rally. (They have been contacted) If there are any members that have a collection of pedal cars, or a pedal car, that could be used as either a full or part Noggin Display in the future (it would be in middle of next year) please contact me. I would also like to include scaled down children’s vintage cars etc. made by a clever Dad, or Grandad for their children or grandchild, either powered or pedal power. If you can help, please call. I have one so far. Don Muller 3856850. Thanks. 15

Girder Fork Rally

Results – Veteran Vintage PV Publican’s Choice Time Trial Hard Luck Onion Award Oldest Rider Overall Winner

Bevas Binnie Joseph McClintock Ralph Weir Robert Hutton Barry Jones Quentin Wearing Mike Glenday Ralph Weir Joseph McClintock

The run was held over the weekend of 14/15 October to Akaroa. We started at Hornby with 30 riders heading off to Greenpark where we went to two private collections ranging from motorcycles, horse drawn vehicles, oil tins, hats, a barber’s chair to a display of a blacksmith’s shop . A BBQ lunch in the sun was enjoyed before we headed over the hill to Akaroa, some via Summit Road and down Long Bay Road. The night was based at The Grand Hotel, hosted by the publican Eric Ryder, a long time supporter of the run. On the Sunday morning Eric awarded the Publican’s Choice Trophy along with prizes such as oldest rider and the onion award, you guessed it – an onion but with a bottle of wine to take away the taste. 16

There was a time trial on the Sunday morning and this year riders had to calculate how long it would take Russell Gillard to ride his Triumph Tiger 70 from Akaroa to Little River - he took 28 minutes. Barry Jones recorded 27 minutes taking out the time trial award. Coffee at Little River before heading through to Tai Tapu Hotel for lunch and trophies awards. We must have had a record number of break-downs this year – five in total. Bent valves, broken cam follower, a beaded edge tire came off after the tube went flat and the rider managed to steer off the road into the long grass and very soft ground coming to a stop still upright. There was a broken primary chain and loose nut on the crank through to an early Triumph losing compression coming up out of Akaroa. All repairable, at home, but not on the side of the road. Thirty riders this year, maybe a bit down in numbers but with family events, work and one rider off to Aussie to ride Australian roads, we can’t complain. They will be back next year. Mike Glenday (organizer)


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North Canterbury Noggin Fourth Wednesday of the month, Rangiora RSA from 7:30pm

INSURANCE Vero CIS – telephone 0800 658 411 Canterbury Branch Agency Number 300130 This number needs to be quoted when taking out insurance, for Canterbury Branch to benefit.


Tony Becker Phone 421-2426 18

BRIAN ARTHUR GOODMAN Brian joined the South Canterbury Branch in January 1960 (as supported by an entry in his father's diary dated Monday 15th January 1960) He held the office of Chairman, Treasurer and Club Captain during his membership of that branch and was Branch Delegate for approximately ten years. Brian was Chief Marshal in 1968 for the National Rally held at Timaru and in 1981 he was the Chairman/Organiser for the National South Island Easter Rally held in the same area. He has also held the office of National Speed Steward (1980 - 1995), National Club Vice Captain (1986.1989) and was the publicity officer and committee member for the Commemoration of "100 Years of the Car". Following a shift to Christchurch, in 1986 Brian joined the Canterbury Branch and in November 1992 - June 1997 was the inaugural co-ordinator for the 25 and 35-year badges for the branch. Brian owned many different makes and models of vehicles including some interesting names, such as, Ansaldo, Clement Bayard, Bentley, Reliant, AC Sociable and also a Veteran Triumph Motor Cycle combination. His fun car was an original MG Midget which he and Gay covered well over 40,000 miles. As well as supporting local and other branch rallies and events, he had been a competitor in rallies held in Australia in 1978 and South Africa in 1983. Brian was the Chairman of the organising committee for the 2010 National South Island Easter Rally hosted by Canterbury Branch. A dedicated and loyal member of the Club, Brian enjoyed the support of his wife Gay (a member in her own right since 1962).


Children’s Christmas Picnic Sunday 10th December 2017 The Branch would like to provide a small present at the Children’s Christmas picnic to all financial members’ children and grandchildren up to the age of ten years. Closing date for names and details is 30th November 2017 with Amanda Franklin. Phone 03-389-7066 or preferably e-mail Information needed: Child’s name, M/F, Age, Parent’s (Grandparent’s) name and VCC membership number. If you are after this date then you will need to buy a small gift for the child / children, have it wrapped and named and give to Alan Parris on the day. Look on the Branch website to check that your info has been added to the file of those children who will receive a present. If it is not there then phone Amanda (give us a day or so to add it please). 2017 VCC Children's Christmas Picnic Programme Time Activity 10:30am Arrive through gate. Met by clowns, chips, lollies, apple given out by playground. Pet an animal. Small animals here for two hours to pet. Candy floss, stilts, playing around fire engine, club truck rides, Miniature train rides in Steam Scene 12:00 noon Own lunch 12:30 pm Races - running, sack, 3 legged 5 and under, 6-8, 9 and 10, over 10s Boys and girls. Mum and Dad sack races 1.30pm ish or when races finish. Santa arrives and distributes presents followed by ice blocks and candy floss. All of this is weather dependent but it is on wet or fine. 20

Boxing Day Picnic Run 2017 Tuesday December 26 2017 Meet at the New Brighton Pier Carpark, Marine Parade, Hawke Street corner 10:30am, 11:00am start. Rain or shine, BYO picnic Approx 80km run to the Woodend Recreation Ground, please bring a named ice cream container. You are welcome to go straight to the lunch stop at Woodend if you prefer not to do the run. Enquiries to Andrew Morison 021 515636 MARINE PLYWOOD * 18mm BS 1088 -$165.00. 1220x2440mm. * Second grade - 12mm $65.00, 18mm $85.00, 25mm $112.00 all 1200x2400mm. * High Pressure Laminate -12mm $80.00, 18mm $90.00. all 1220x2440mm. * Anti Slip -18mm $100.00 1220x2440mm. * Bending Ply - 4mm $80.00. 1220x2440mm Phone Paul 027 277 8049 21

VELOSOLEX OWNERS GROUP (VOG’s) October 2017 run Inclement weather on the 10th October created a delay for our October run. A go-to date of Tuesday 17th was set and this turned out to be a good choice, even though the meteorologists had predicted rain around midday, we were still looking for it by the time we headed home …. whew another dry expedition. Our run this month was arranged by Bob Kinnaird and we saw yet another record breaking attendance of 13 riders arrive at the start point at the Woolston Club carpark in Hargood Street this included some first time riders viz : John Kuipers of 9-90’s fame, Lyn Parlane and Ian Gilmour. Welcome guys to our select group of ‘Solex Stalwarts. Bob had organised a short interesting run around some of the quieter back streets of Woolston this time. Although, at times, we had to brave the traffic along Pages Rd & Dyers Rd which was quite nerve wracking, for some, as we had several stragglers held up by traffic lights and heavy pantechnicons, that thought they had more rights to the road than our delicate machines, of course they always win out in the end. Fortunately we all made it safely to this month’s destination of “Retro Classic Cars” in Garlands Rd where VCC Club member Joe Grose kindly allowed us to peruse the showroom and workshop to view all the American cars from the 50’s and 60’s that they have on show. Some very smart vehicles they have there, interesting to hear that there is more demand for left hand drive cars than our normal right hand drive British models. One vehicle there of interest to me was a “Kaiser” (never heard of that name before) I thought this was quite a spectacular car, but then that’s only my personal view! While we were there, somebody pulled in with a 1957 Chevrolet that was a one family owner car, which had started its life as a taxi in New Brighton and driven by the grandfather of the guy that brought it in. The Chev’ had that old patina appearance, simply untouched with original paintwork and upholstery, albeit, a bit the worse for wear but good to keep it looking that way!


A short ride via Radley St and Hargood St then back to the Woolston Club and the end of the run and lunch. Thanks Bob for organising this. Royce VOG1

Open Hours Monday to Friday 8.00-5.00 Saturday 8.00-12.00

96 Williams Street, Kaiapoi 7630


OPEN EVERY WEDNESDAY 1 pm – 4.30 pm THIRD & FOURTH SUNDAY 9 am – 12 noon Open first Thursday of the month on Noggin Night from 7.00pm.


NEW MEMBERS Welcome to our branch. We look forward to meeting you at our coming events and activities. Keith Falconer. 1982 Mazda 323 Sedan Hatchback Reg: KU9593 John Saunders. 1979 Dodge Diplomat Reg: KS7785. 1985 Chrysler Le Baron Reg: NY1732

Andrew and Carly Painter. 1949 Chev Pick up Reg: DQ 865 Nyall Price 136 Ford 68 Roadster Reg: AA 360 Peter Leonardus Maria Witteman. 1983 Honda XRZOOR Reg: 71PZZ Steve Moriarty. 1953 Morris Minor. Alan Joseph and Sue Banks. 1928 Oldsmobile F28 Reg: OLDS 28


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OTHER BRANCH and ORGANISATIONS EVENTS See Notice board posters for more information.

Wigram on Sunday The 2017 All Ford Day Saturday 18th February 2018 Twin Rivers Motoring Extravaganza Sunday 25th February 2018 A & P Showgrounds, Curletts Rd Entry Fee:- $15.00 per Vehicle. 2017 Windsor Rally North Otago Branch Saturday 2nd December 2017 2018 Otago aero club Wings & Wheels Day Sunday 11th February 2018 Taieri Airfield, Mosgill North Canterbury Christmas Classic Christmas Picnic Sunday December 3rd. Start venue: Woodlands CafÊ. Corner Ashworths-Beach Road & SH1, Leithfield, North Canterbury. Registrations from 9:00am to 11:00am (late closing this year for those wishing to attend Kustoms Car Club monthly breakfast first). Cost $15.00 per vehicle. Includes New Zealand Classic Car magazine and other goodies. Breakfasts and/or morning teas available at start venue. All vehicles welcome, from veteran to modern classics. This year’s route will include some surprises.


WANTED Jagua E type, prefer series 2 Roadster, Appros 1968-1970 or would look at other years. Phone Brian Rogers 033585322

FOR SALE 1978 Bedford CF250 Campervan. Build by Crestercraft. $15,500. 2003 VW Station Wagon. New WOF. Registered. $2,200. Contact Duncan 385 4890. Covered 2-motorcycle transporter, with raiseable roof to give full headroom and sleeping accommodation for two, when bikes removed. As seen in the motorcycle area on Swap Meet weekends and on earlier National Motorcycle Rallies. Complete with mattresses and attachable awning. Warranted and registered. Visit Rangiora to view and make an offer. Peter on 03-313-6501. 1948 Morris 10. Registered and Warranted. It runs well. Taking Offers. Contact Paul 3588965


Re-enactment of the 2008 Timaru Two Day VCC Canterbury Branch Autumn Run Entry Form 21st & 22nd April 2018 Entrants Name____________________________________________ Phone _______________ Vehicle ____________________ Year_____________ E Mail___________________________ Rally Route ________Direct__________ Rally Entry Fee $10.00 (per vehicle) $______ Saturday Light Lunch at Geraldine Heritage Hotel ______________@ $12.00 per Head. $______ Saturday 2 Course Roast Dinner at the Timaru RSA ______________@ $20.00 per Head. $______ Sunday lunch BYO or purchase at the ANZAC IN ACTION Display and Country Fair at the Rangitata Island Airfield. Entry free to members in VCC Vehicles. Morning & afternoon teas supplied by the organisers. Accommodation in Timaru We have booked all of the 29x units (limited number) at the Four Star Plus ASPEN ON KING STREET (Very nice units with Lifts for the upstairs units, King size beds, some with Spa Baths, Kitchens and plenty of off Street Parking) at a good rate of $70.00 per person. 1, 2 or 3 bedroom units. ______________ at $70.00 per person $________ TOTAL $____________ Entry Cheques payable to VCC Canterbury Branch, entries close 1st February 2018 Entries to G Sword 69 Otaki St. Kaiapoi. 7630 / If you intend coming please ring Graeme 3277812 ASAP for accommodation & send entry form later. 28

Keep this part of the entry form for your information Tentative Weekend Programme Organiser - Graeme Sword. Saturday 21st April 2018 Phone 3277812 Start: Cutler Park Julie 0211766767 Be there by 9.00am for a 9.30am start, morning tea supplied at the start. Morning Route. (105 Miles) Finishing at the Geraldine Heritage Hotel, via Courtenay, Glentunnel, the Rakaia Gorge then using some of the back roads. (some of them shingle) Lunch Time stop; We will have a light lunch at the Geraldine Heritage Hotel. Tom & his cook will supply us with his usual very nice light lunch. (Set menu) Fish & Salads. Afternoon Route Part 1 (26 miles) To Pleasant Point via some of the side roads with one small section of shingle. This is where we will have afternoon tea (supplied by the organisers) Afternoon Route Part 2. (24 miles) To Timaru via Richard Pearse Memorial, and Temuka. Roast Dinner at Timaru RSA 6:30pm. Sunday 22nd April 2018 Supply your own breakfast at your accommodation. Morning Run (36 miles) 1 mile of Shingle. Start Timaru (Venue to be decided) A short drive to Rangitata air field via Temuka back roads so we will not have to cross the dangerous Main road into Rangitata Island Road, for The ANZACs in ACTION Country Fair, arriving around 11 o’clock, free entry to members in VCC vehicles which will put on display until around 2 o’clock. Then we intend to have afternoon tea, after which you can make your own way home at your leisure. (Backup Vehicle will leave after afternoon tea)


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BARN HIRE The Barn is available for hire to all members for birthdays, anniversaries, meetings, and other functions. Contact Kevin or Claire on 03 312 7255

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