Page 1

#0070

February 2018

PO Box 458, LEVIN 14 Tiro Tiro Road, LEVIN


Patron

Tom Hayes

Chair

Colin Brooks

04 298 5458

Deputy Chair

Des St Clare

0274 191412

Secretary

Winton Cleal

04 293 3369

Treasurer

Jackie Job

06 368 2565

Club Captain (Joint)

John White Bob Barton bobandthegaffer@gmail.com

06 368 3299 06 367 8216

Branch Delegate

Warren Birch

04 905 2130

Committee

Derek Ransom Pete Collins Warren MacMillan

06 368 1011 06 368 8656 06 362 6156

Custodian Groundspeople

Andrew Judd Wayne Thrower Julia MacMillan

06 368 6891 06 368 5611 06 362 6156

Spares Team

Callum Farmer callumfarmer77@hotmail.com Rex Williams Mike Khull Bob Barton Jeff Fox Colin Brooks Robert Cammish

06 364 7238

Library Archives

Peter and Bev Kelly

06 368 3474

Spark Editor

04 971 2858

Spark Distribution

Mark Gibson gibbos2@outlook.com Bob Barton

VIC Team

Verdon Heath, Ivan Horn, Jeff Fox and Mark Morgan

06 367 0613 06 363 5633 06 367 8216 06 362 6013 04 298 5458 04 905 0772

06 367 8216

Meeting Branch Night - 1st Wednesday of the month at 7.30 pm Committee Meeting - Last Wednesday of the month at 7.30 pm Working Bee - Saturday following Branch Night at 9.00 am Spare Parts - Open Saturday following Branch Night


I hope you all had a restful Christmas break in the hot sun! Welcome back to another busy year. We extend a warm welcome to Bryan Wells, a new member from Foxton. Bryan has a 1946 Ford V8 Wellside truck. We hope you enjoy your time with us in the Club. 2018 has started off with quite a few Club runs which some of our Members have taken part in. First up was the New Year’s Day run from Bulls, then the Wairarapa January Coast Run, followed by the Anniversary Weekend Burma Run in Wanganui. February will be busy, with British Car Day, then the Shannon Car Show, followed by our own run th to the three dams. In between that some members will be taking their cars to the 9 Annual “Blue Orchid” Stroke Society’s event, offering rides as part of our involvement in the Community. In th early March there is the Manawatu Club’s Ruahine Run, followed by our Swap Meet on the 17 . So all in all, plenty to do to keep us involved. In November a team of our Members took their cars over to the Wairarapa to compete in the “Stretched Gymkhana” as reported by Mark Gibson. Little did we know that one of the entrants, Bernard Scott in his Model “T” Raceabout, accompanied by his navigator, daughter Millie, would make the front cover of the latest “Beaded Wheels.” Well done! Horowhenua Club is very proud of you. Our Club Delegate, Warren Birch, is still not in the best of health. He has spent a lot of time in hospital, and is never happier than when he is allowed home for a short time. He is said to be making a slow recovery from his illness. We certainly wish you all the best, Warren. Also on the “sick list” is Bill Shattky. Bill suffered a stroke in mid-December, which put him in hospital for a month or so. His sons have been with him, and have organised for him to be moved to Winara House in Waikanae. He is not very well, but would welcome any friends who would like to visit him for a short time. Our thoughts are with you Bill, and your family. I believe you have a view of Kapiti Island, which pleases you immensely! I have mentioned several events which are coming up. We will be handing out flyers at all of these th advertising our Swap Meet on the 17 March. Please spread the word about this event in any way you can. The more who know about it the better! It is our only fund-raiser for the year, which usually results in enough funds to run the Club and Club Rooms for the coming year. We need our Members to get behind this event and help in any way they can. We will be sprucing up the outside of the Club Rooms over the next two Working Bees, in time for the Swap Meet. If you are th able to lend a hand, we would be very pleased to see you on Saturday morning, 10 March. Many hands make light work! Finally, I must thank Mik Peryer for his impromptu and most informative update on the Waimanu Lagoon and its’ inhabitants. Poor old Thomas the goose died two days ago, which is very sad for Mik as he has been following his escapades for the last 26 years. Thomas will be buried on the edge of the lagoon next to his partner, a black swan named Henry. Hope to see you at some or all of these events!

Colin


Roster for March 2018 Bill Keast, Peter Kelly, Mike Khull, Bill Laney, Denise Liddle. If you cannot make it for either kitchen duties on Club Night, 7 th March, or the Working Bee on Saturday, 10th March (9 am till 12 noon) please let myself or Cheryl know on 04 298-5458. ________________________________________________________________ From: Vintage Car Club of NZ (Inc) -admin [mailto:admin@vcc.org.nz] Sent: Tuesday, 5 December 2017 9:42 AM Subject: VCC VERO INSURANCE SCHEME - CURRENT MEMBERHSIP Importance: High HI Folks Just a reminder, the VCC Vero insurance scheme is set up for those with current VCC membership. It may be a good idea to remind the unfinancial people that you are ringing, that if they have insurance cover under the VCC Scheme with Vero, current membership is a requirement. Kind Regards Julie Cairns - Gee Administration Manager Vintage Car Club of NZ - National Office

________________________________________________________________ From: VCC Canterbury [mailto:canterbury@vcc.org.nz] Subject: Contacts for Canterbury Branch Parts Shed

NOTICE TO ALL BRANCHES Hi Folks, Could all member branches please notify their members where possible the new contact names and phone numbers for our Parts Dept enquires. Owing to ill health could you please remove Des Fowler from your phone contacts re parts shed and replace with the following Ross Butler Ph: 03 352 3160 email: rossrbutler@gmail.com Wayne Stocks Ph: 03 383 1380 email: waynestoxy@gmail.com Regards Rod Thrower Branch Secretary The Vintage Car Club of NZ (Canterbury Branch Inc)


Coromandel Charity Cruise 2018

CANCELLATION NOTICE The Coromandel Gold Rush and Gum Diggers Charity Cruise 17/18 March 2018 will be cancelled. Unfortunately due to the recent damage caused to the western side of the Coromandel Peninsula recently by the ‘King Tide’ we have decided to cancel this year’s Charity Cruise due to the major ongoing road repair works in the area. This work is scheduled to take up to 6 months to complete, maybe longer. Disruption for entrants and the damage that temporary road surfaces may cause to your beloved classic cars we felt it best that we cancel the run for this year. Naturally we are very disappointed, as those that intend joining us will be, but we will be back again next year with an even more exciting cruise. Thank you for understanding. Slip and the Team

Coromandel Charity Cruise

From: Vintage Car Club of NZ (Inc) Sent: Tuesday, 5 December 2017 9:56 AM To: Subject: CHANGE TO MEMBERS EMAIL ADDRESSES Hi Folks Back on the 2 November with the branch reports, I wrote a segment in relation to Emailing of Branch newsletters. With the closing down of emails through Vodafone, I have actioned a number of members changes but I see there are still a large number where members may not have changed their email address yet, or have not advised me when they paid their subscription. So there will be a number of wrong email addresses in the Club database (and no doubt the branches records). Below is part of that email I sent to branches, but I wonder if you could check your information and either contact the relevant members or if you could put a note in your branch newsletter that members advise National Office of all changes including email addresses. If the members advise you of a change, please make sure I am also advised in case they have not told me. The ones that are closing down through Vodafone changes are as follow. • clear.net.nz es.co.nz ihug.co.nz • paradise.net.nz pcconnect.co.nz quik.co.nz • vodafone.co.nz vodafone.net.nz wave.co.nz Kind Regards Julie Cairns - Gee Administration Manager Vintage Car Club of NZ - National Office


Interesting to note:

Member George McLean in an email says “Did you know about this feature on Trademe?” Should you search Trademe in Cars, Bikes and Boats, type in „vintage‟ and these two categories shown here, pop up. It makes for a very enjoyable scan through the bits and bobs listed.

Swap Meet Flyer

This advert has been prepared for „Petrolhead‟ magazine to publicise our Swap Meet. The January and February editions will have it published. Subsequently it has been prepared into a small windscreen flyer for us to also advertise our event. If you attend a gathering of vehicles please obtain a bundle of these and distribute them. They‟re held by the Swap Meet guys and Club Captains.


MINUTES OF A MEETING OF THE HOROWHENUA BRANCH OF THE VINTAGE CAR CLUB OF NZ (INC) HELD AT 14 TIRO TIRO ROAD,LEVIN ON 7 FEBRUARY 2018

PRESENT: Chairman Colin Brooks and 49 members. APOLOGIES: Warren Birch, Winton Cleal, Fred Carrick, Colin Geange, Bill Shattky, Barry Walker, Verdon Heath, Hec and Shirley Newton, Margaret and Graham Lawton. VISITORS: Bryan Wells, a new member. WELFARE: Warren Birch and Bill Shattky are unwell. MINUTES OF LAST MEETING: Secretary read out the minutes of the last meeting. Approved. Moved M Gaffaney/M Khull CORRESPONDENCE IN: Christmas Card to Branch from Diane Quarrie FINANCIAL: Treasurer advised expenditure since last meeting was $3500 and income $2000. Term deposit matured and reinvested at 3.5%. Moved Jackie Job/Des St Clare. CLUB CAPTAIN: Bob Barton reminded meeting of forthcoming events including British Car Day at Trentham Park on Sunday, the Shannon Rally, the 3 Dams Run on 25 February. Pete Collins asked for help with Swap Meet on 17 March seeking gate Marshalls, barbecue and kitchen help. Our presence at Levin AP&I show was well received. LIBRARY/ARCHIVES: Bev Kelly reported on items for sale. SPARES: Callum Farmer reported a busy month in January with a 1956 Mercedes having been sold. GENERAL BUSINESS: Kaaren Smylie the North Island Club Captain had planned to attend but Inter Island Ferry bookings were not available for the date required. Maybe next month. Meeting closed at 8.25pm.


Sunday, 18 February - Shannon Car Show - Meet outside the club rooms at 8 am or drive straight to Shannon where John will be awaiting you. He will have the gazebo set up along with tea and coffee. Sunday, 25 February - Mangahao Dams Shannon - Meet at 9 45 am outside the club rooms and travel in convoy to the power station - northern members, 10 30 am at the power station. Printed Rally Instructions will be available from the club rooms. It will be a very interesting day with lots to see and do. Toilets provided, bring your lunch. Unsealed road to the dams. See information later in Spark. Saturday, 17 March - Swap Meet - DON'T FORGET IT’S THE SWAP MEET, get your names to Pete Collins so you can help. Upcoming events are recorded on the wall chart outside the Library. If covers all event for the next year.

Bob and John Club Captains


The Mangahao Valley and February 2018 Horowhenua Branch Monthly Run An invitation is extended to Wellington Branch After our successful similar run in 2012, Wellington Branch expressed an interest about a week afterwards. A promise was made to include them on a future occasion. This is a day trip to the Mangahao Hydro Power Station, Museum and Dams in the hills behind Shannon. Winter of 2016 caused delays in maintenance on the dams. Staff at the Power Station are unable to firmly commit to assisting with a visit at this point due to work commitments. Every effort will be made to attempt to allow VCC members into the Power Station. Regardless the run will go ahead. BYO lunch with tea and coffee supplied at the Hokonui Bush Club lodge situated at the top dam. This is a run that will go ahead rain, hail and snow. All weather conditions the Tararuas can turn up make each trip spectacular and interesting. The lodge is fully appointed; more importantly it has a modern inside toilet, electricity and a lovely fireplace. Should the weather be inclement you will be warm and comfortable.

Date: Meet: Time: Bring: Cost: Venue:

Sunday 25th February 2018 Horowhenua Club Rooms 14 Tiro Tiro Rd Levin 9.45am Depart: 10.00am BYO Lunch, Coat, Warm Clothes and Suitable Shoes There are no costs Power Station/Museum at 10.30am

Wellington Branch Members - Your contact is Diane White white.house.stokesvalley@xtra.co.nz


I’ve been going into the Mangahao Valley for a little over 16 years now. I am a member of the Hokonui Bush Club Inc, a private club who have a lease over an old house built around 1920. It was built to house management staff building the dams. It is one of only two surviving examples. This is now referred to as a hut, is fully appointed with electricity, toilet, shower, bath etc. This is an ideal location to relax and get away from the stresses of work. I suppose you could say we have restored it as best as possible as funds have allowed. No tramping is required to access the hut. Access to the valley is on the original metal road built to transport materials and staff. It is a 10 ½ mile trip from the Power Station through regenerating native bush to the top dam. Our hut is a short walk of no difficulty from the top dam. We are just off the road. Recent repairs to the road have kept its surface to a good standard. There are a few spots where low cars just need to go slow. Very low cars probably might like to avoid this, however if you’re keen, go for it. I regularly travel up in my old Toyota Corolla 1300. The road is usable in all weather. There are no fords. Walking on all three dams is encouraged and quite safe. Considering construction started almost 100 years ago, these old beauties are still functioning as intended. There is plenty of parking at the top Dam. Your instructions will provide several period photographs. It is of particular interest to see how time has changed and covered human impact on the valley. Weather conditions through 2016 have prevented maintenance to the upstream face of the top dam. It is likely to be empty with maintenance crews and machinery working. Dam management are well aware of our visit. Should you have any concerns please contact me, via email or phone. Mark Gibson – gibbos2@outlook.com – 021 1909844 Horowhenua Branch


It has been a busy start to 2018……. Bob was in touch with the AP&I Show Committee way back in October last year. At the time he said we could do it and have cars ready for display. He asked for cars, but please let him know well in advance of the show. After no reply had been received but only 5 days before the show we were asked to participate again. This resulted in a quick ring round and we were lucky enough to get 6 cars. So after WOF‟s and a clean etc, saw Des St Clare, Mark Morgan, Ivan Horn, Warren McMillan myself and Don McLaren all with a good line up and participating in the Grand Parade. Tom Hayes immaculate 1930 Harley Davidson was also on show. A very successful outcome! We have been promised a few parts from members of the public, so successful there too. The only down side to the event was I suspect my camera was stolen off the display! When we took the fences down to await the parade I put the camera down, it was gone when I came to get it.

Starting the 1918 Jalbart tractor owned by Steven Prouse, was something to behold. I think this has contributed to Global Warming since first arriving on their pioneering farm in Levin. Originally owned by the Prouse family of which Steven is a descendent, it is one of only three known to be running in the world. A photo of the „start up‟ was obtained and could‟ve been published, however a blank white page shows you exactly what was happening!


Mark Morgan is now at the woodwork stage on his „33 Chev Pickup. However his Chev Tourer required a little help on AP&I day.

Jeff has been working on his 1925/26 Otaki Fire Engine for the Otaki Brigade Centenary this June. Jeff and Brendon‟s father spent many years in the Fire Brigade in Otaki and started the Fox family interest in vintage cars and motorbikes which they found in many places. The bits of the old “TT” were located in and around the district. Young Jeff in 1976 assisted Dad with the project at that time. It is good that it is seeing daylight again.

Jeff has also just completed the build on a radiator for a pre WWI SE5A Biplane.

It has taken over 500 hours and is made to a standard that is original and of world class quality. Rumoured to be valued in excess of $30k, it is ready to be delivered to Blenheim to be fitted.

Weka


Bruce Wilde, Chairman of Horowhenua Branch during 2000 - 2001 requested an item for Spark regarding the Swap Meet. This good luck account was supplied detailing a remarkable purchase which proved to be one of those very rare finds, ending in a tidy profit and a rare part finding its way to England. Our Swap Meet is being held next month, what rare and interesting finds will be made this year? This was published in Spark April edition 2001.


When insuring your valuable items (property, car etc) with Vero, quoting this number results in a commission being made to the Horowhenua Branch. Thank you for your support.

Number HO/300137


A few of us who had nothing better to do on a weekend, took a jaunt over the hill to join up with the Wairarapa VCC for their Coastal Run. Colin and Cheryl were wavering until the appointment of Camp Mother was up for grabs. It was done to the outfit, Cheryl won the vote. Colin and Rex would have been Ken and Ken!!!! Staying at the Copthorne on Saturday night and after a pleasant evening and a lot of lies, we set off to meet up at the Town Square Sunday at 10.00 am. The run was a picnic at the coast. Already 29 degrees, I was so glad we took the Rapier because sweet things like me melt in the heat. The Coastal Run left the Square with around 18 cars to follow out towards Castlepoint, then we turned off the road towards Riversdale Beach. From there through Langdale Road, onto Castlepoint again. The countryside was beautiful and green over there. At the Whakitaki Pub, we stopped for a pit stop and drinks. We then took the road to Mataikona where the picnic was to be. Our hosts were Bill and Jill Maunsell of ‘The Bach’ are VCC members, also second cussies of mine that I hadn’t seen for 40 odd years. The breeze kept the heat down on the rugged but beautiful coastline. After lunch and a natter, a few of us went to Castlepoint for an ice cream, our guys deserved it after trying to push start a WVCC car with a fuel vapour problem. Mid afternoon we headed for home, still jolly hot though. Thanks to the WVCC who made us welcome and our lot for a great weekend.


Attendees: Colin and Cheryl Brooks – 1959 Hillman Minx Mike Khull – 1957 MGA Coupe Rex and Brigid Williams – 1968 Sunbeam Rapier Mark and Janet Gibson – 1964 Sunbeam Alpine IV

Photos – Wairarapa ‘Zenith’


Restoration of the Year 2017 Awarded to Rex and Brigid Williams for their 1968 Sunbeam Rapier

________________________________________________________________

Answer later in this issue of Spark


As with many Rally Entry Forms, the Branch Secretary and Editor hold these documents. Should you require them, please contact us. Or you could contact the Rally Organisers yourself. We can not publish them here.


RUAHINE RAMBLE – 3rd March 2018. The Manawatu Branch VCC clubrooms (The Grove – 684 Kelvin Grove Road) will be open from 8.45 am to allow you and your crew to indulge in a hot drink and a biscuit or two before the 9.15 am briefing. As advised in the December Tourer, with the Saddle Road having gained State Highway status and therefore becoming very busy as a result of now being the main route to the Hawke’s Bay and the Wairarapa the decision has been taken to not subject entrants to crossing the ranges. The 2018 Ramble will not follow the ‘Ruahine’ theme by crossing (or even staying close to) the Ruahine Ranges and as a result the morning route is an easy one of approx. 75 miles (120 Kms) through rolling countryside which will suit vehicles of all VCC Vehicle Classifications. The Ramble will follow the theme of recent years and will be an easy relaxing non-competitive outing. Morning section of Ramble – approx. 75 miles (120 Kms) Afternoon section of Ramble – approx. 16 miles (25 Kms) to finish the day at a Café. There are no unsealed roads on this Ruahine Ramble – just approx. 1¾ miles (3 Kms) of driving on a State Highway in the morning and a slightly longer distance on a State Highway in the afternoon. The morning route does pass a couple of petrol stations and some public conveniences, and in response to a small number who have asked the question – no, there is no straight line navigation. This is an easy straight forward run and if for whatever reason you are unable to bring your vintage on this Ramble then come along in your modern. Bring your own lunch, hot water etc., plus chairs, picnic rug or whatever - to help you settle in for an enjoyable lunch stop, although there are chairs and tables at the destination. If the weather is against us there is a very comfortable sheltered area at the destination in which we can have our picnic lunch. Entry Form Options: - Complete the form that is in this Tourer and mail it to the address on the form. - If you would like the form emailed to you so that you can avoid having to cut into your Tourer, email the Rally Organiser requesting that a PDF version be emailed to you. - Alternatively forget the form and just send an email to the Rally Organiser with all of the details that are requested on the form included in the email text. Payment Options: - Send a cheque in the post with your entry form. - Pay on the day. - Email the Rally Organiser requesting account details so that you can pay by internet banking. Rally Organiser: Bryan Abraham - phone (06) 358 4014 Rally Organiser email: bryana@xtra.co.nz Entries Close: Thursday 22nd February 2018.


SUNDAY RUN – 25th February 2018 Meet at 11.00 am at the Chesters Plumbing and Bathroom carpark in Tremaine Avenue (Palm Nth) for a pleasant drive to a local picnic spot. Bring your lunch, hot water, chairs and whatever else you might need to settle in for a sociable al fresco lunch. If the weather is against us on the day still come as a route to an alternative venue has been prepared which will allow us to go ahead with our picnic plans under shelter. ________________________________________________________________

: Owlcatraz Sent: Thursday, November 09, 2017 12:33 PM Cc: owlcatraz@me.com Subject: "Supercheap Auto" Spectacular Car Show Hi everyone, hopefully you’ve already seen or heard that it’s on again SUNDAY 18 FEBRUARY 2018 at Shannon Domain from 10am although gates will be open from around 8am. That is the “Supercheap Auto” Spectacular Car Show. Last year there were over 500 vehicles on site and we’d love to see them all again. We are open to any particular make, model or variety of vehicle so just come along. It is our annual community fundraiser so just $2 per person please to your hosts Shannon Progressive Association. Stall holders $50 per site or Car boot sales $10 each. Phone to book stalls or car boot and pay at the gate please. Spread the word and see you there. As usual there’s a great raffle and prizes on the day all sponsored by our local Supercheap Auto Team. Kind Regards Janette Campbell Secretary Shannon Progressive Association Ph 06 3627872 or 0272533955


‌..and again, thanks very much to member George McLean who continues to search out all the odd bod motor vehicle companies.

ANSWER


Welcome folks to the New Year 2018. We hope you all enjoyed your Christmas break with family and friends and are looking forward to your next VCC project. Your library of manuals, books and magazines are waiting ready to help you with that project. We hope one of your New Year's resolutions was that you would supply a 6x4 photo of your vehicle for the Clubroom's display boards. We had a good response from members last year but would love to see all of the boards with photos on them. We notice visitors to our Clubrooms see the photos and are impressed by them. The photos are always a great talking point. For the information of those of you who have asked us: Yes..... We are retiring from being the HVCC librarians and archivist, positions we have held for the last 9 years. No...... No-one has volunteered to fill the positions as yet. If you and/or your mates are interested, please let us know and you can start right away. As you know, the library is well set-up now so it should be an easy transition for new librarians. As an archivist, you only have to learn to read newspapers with a pair of scissors!

Bev and Peter Kelly Librarians and Archivists


Well we asked for it and boy, have we got it! A cracker of a summer! With half an ounce of luck, it will continue past 17 March, Swap Meet day and long into April and May. With the first month of the New Year just gone, the Spares Department have been hard at it since 4 January. By the middle of the month Spares had picked up and sold a 1956 Mercedes Benz 180D, see the photos. Along with this, we have coming our way, in the next few weeks, an Austin A30 and an Austin 7 Chummy. These will be the last cars for some time. Spares Department wish to get back to moving spares and not vehicles. Safe travelling everyone.

Callum


The Librarians have packs of these stamps for sale. They commemorate the VCC 13th International Rally from 1972. Packs contain 6 of each stamp and are reasonably priced at $2.50 ea. See Bev and Pete.

Metal Lathe for sale. Total length of tray 1600mm, not sure of make. Stripped down for transport from Wellington, now surplus to requirements. $300 ono. Phone Nigel 027 5674431. ________________________________________________________________ From: Graeme Clark [mailto:Graeme.Clark@roofguard.co.nz] To: horowhenua@vcc.org.nz Subject: FW: Morris J2 Pick up 19/01/2018 Hello to receiving car club, Our company has been looking for one of these for over 6 months now, I know, although rare, there must be one around somewhere as I have seen older restored models for sale. I would love to pay some deserving club the reward money for finding one we can use as it was our first ever company truck and we have our th 60 anniversary next year and are trying to recreate one for nostalgia reasons. Appreciate any help you can give. Thank you Kind regards, GRAEME CLARK BOP COMMERICAL SALES MANAGER (Bus) 07 543 9129 (Mob) 021 908 630 Graeme.clark@roofguard.co.nz


________________________________________________________________

Kapiti Coast Mid Week Run (last Wednesday of the month)

Wednesday 28 February 2018 Visit to Brian and Gill Ward’s home, 73 Hydes Road, Raumati South Meet at 12pm at their home for a BBQ lunch followed by a viewing of their collection of cars. Brian has suggested that as we visit many other car collections we should have a good look at our own, so please bring your Vintage/Classic car for a heads under the bonnets afternoon. Donation of $5.00 pp for the lunch and bring your favourite tipple. Directions: From the south, take the first exit off the Expressway, then left at the roundabout (sign posted Raumati South) onto Poplar Avenue. Left at end of Poplar Avenue, right into Rosetta Road. Left into Hydes Road (opposite Tirimoana Road). There is plenty of parking on the grass. From the north, take the old State Highway 1 to turn right on to Raumati Road (Chocolate Factory on the corner). Travel to the end of the road, turn left into Rosetta Road. Hydes Road will be a right turn. Brian and Gillâ€&#x;s phone numbers are (04) 902 1718 or (021) 2316157. If you would like to come, please let Alison or John Kinvig know by Sunday 25th February 2018. E-Mail: jakinvig@xtra.co.nz, phone (04) 234-1262 or John on 027-4524326.


CALENDAR of COMING EVENTS February

18th

Super Cheap Auto Spectacular Car Show. Shannon Community Fund Raiser by the Shannon Progressive Assn. See the December Club Captains and‌.. th February 25 The Mangahao Valley and 3 Dams Trip - Wellington Branch have been invited. See this issue for details. February 28th Kapiti Coast Mid Week Run March 7th Horowhenua Club Night th March 17 Horowhenua Branch SWAP MEET. Gates open 7am. See ad in this issue of Spark. th April 4 Horowhenua Club Night April Ted Green Memorial Motorcycle Rally. Further TBA. nd May 2 Horowhenua Club Night th October 6 Manawatu Branch Swap Meet. Manfeild Park Feilding. Sellers ($20) from 7am, Public ($10) from 9am. Any enquiries to: John White Phone 06 368-3299

When insuring your valuable items (property, car etc) with Vero, quoting this number results in a commission being made to the Horowhenua Branch. Thank you for your support.

Number HO/300137


ISSN

the print bureau 06 367 9330

Horowhenua VCC February 2018  
Horowhenua VCC February 2018  
Advertisement