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WAIMATE BRANCH OF THE VINTAGE CAR CLUB OF NEW ZEALAND (INC)

Committee Members for 2017-2018 Chairman

Steve Dyson

689-8711

Vice Chairman

John Dawson

689-7923

Secretary

Owen & Lorraine Richardson

689-8506

Treasurer

Robert Todd

689-8103

Club Captain

Suzanne Anderson

689-6355

Parts Department Keith Blackman

689-8278

Peter Bootsma

689-6011

Bill Ryan

689-7063

Club Room Convener Barry Duff Newsletter

Barry Anderson

027-5299258 689-6355

b.r.anderson@outloook.co.nz

August 2017


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Coming Events

Delhi gears up for 21st Gun Salute vintage car rally next weekend

August 12th

Keith Lange Remembrance Waimate

TBC

Shiny Bits Auction

17th

Daffodil Delivery

27th

National Daffodil Day Rally

Waimate

This year, about 100 rare cars, 85 from India and 10 from foreign countries, and 25 vintage bikes, will be showcased during the Grand Concours Show on February 17 and 18.

September 2nd

Swap Meet

Waimate

24th

Central Otago Wings & Wheels Alexandra Airport 2018

1st January New Year day Parade

Fairlie

10th February

Waimate

Wallaby Rally

Cuppa & Parts Morning

The rally has already got the nod from the National Green Tribunal, which has agreed to make an exception to its order banning all vehicles older than 15 years from plying on Delhi roads.(HT PHOTO) The 7th edition of the 21 Gun Salute International Vintage Car Rally will be held in the city from February 17 to 19. as a “one-time event”.

1st Thursday and 2nd Saturday of every month 9:45—12.00 noon

This year about 100 rare cars, 85 from India and 10 from foreign countries, and 25 vintage bikes, will be showcased during the Grand Concours Show on February 17 and 18, while about 125 cars would be participating in the vintage car race at Buddha International Circuit in Greater Noida on February 19. “For the first time, we will be hosting the car show at India Gate. Newly restored vintage cars 1922 Moon (only car left in the world), 1927 Lanchester (previously owned by Maharaja of Jamnagar) and 1933 Cadillac v12 seven-passenger limousine (only car available in India) would be the key attractions,” Madan Mohan, chairman of 21 Gun Salute Heritage & Cultural Trust, said on Friday. A 1949 Buick Roadmaster, previously owned by Maharaja of Bhavnagar, a 1936 Alvis Speed 20, a 1938 Buick convertible and a 1911 Silver Ghost from London will also be exhibited in the event.


FOR SALE 1928 MODEL A FORD TRUCK ... The time has come to part , with the love of my life . Hopefully to a forever home. 45 years of touring , working and enjoying the many roads we have travelled together , along with the 100's of like minded people we have met along the way. Steeped in history , a story to be told. Contact John Dawson ph: 03-6897923

Chairman’s Report Hi Everybody, Well another cold and wet month gone by spring is on the way. Garage Raid As most of you will know by now the Garage Raid was a let-down due to weather (flooding everywhere) never mind cannot help the wet weather. Those that went had a good time and we had plenty to eat. The seven places visited were very well received. A BIG THANKS to all those that helped. National Day It has been decided that we will all meet at the clubrooms at 12.30pm Saturday 27th August. We will do a run around town then go back to the clubrooms for a BBQ. The Club will donate $100 to the local Cancer Society. SO LETS HAVE A GOOD TURN OUT. We will need half a dozen members to help deliver daffodils on Monday 21st August, keep this date in mind.

For Sale mk4 Cortina 1.6 reg & WOF currently on set of mag wheels, but includes original rims and a set of tyres Contact Suzanne 027-2275406

Swap Meet Coming up 2nd September, need lots of helpers. Thanks again for your help and support Yours in Motoring Steve

Next Meeting: 17th August Meeting 7.30pm Following the Meeting there will be a presentation from the rotary club on there recent visit to India


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Club Captains Report The Garage raid was attended by about 25 hardy souls, along with local members; some braving the flooding to come from as far afield as Ashburton. Noticeable was the absence of any enthusiasts from below the Waitaki due to the roads being closed. The kitchen staff worked hard to provide a hot meal for all, and it was really nice to see every one relaxing and catching up before embarking on the afternoon viewing. After the club meeting this month Rotary will give us a talk about their work here and overseas. Drive safely

Garage Raid 2017 We all know that the weather was totally against us ... Oamaru and South were cut off due to flooding. The 100 odd people we would normally have had , turned into 20 from Timaru , Ashburton and ChCh . Even a few of our local members chose not to venture out. The men and women that did make it , thoroughly enjoyed their day . Lots to see and garages that were opened to us for the first time ever. Our THANKS must go to those who generously let us into there garages / world. THANK YOU also to our kitchen staff , who worked tirelessly to supply lunches. Hot and welcoming on a cold winters Day . Hopefully 4 years from now , we get a lovely sunny frost free day. Fords for ever John Dawson

Suzanne. MAKIKIHI HOTEL 2018 CALENDAR'S

The family of Keith Lange would like to invite all VCC members and others to a gathering at the Waimate VCC clubrooms on Saturday the 12th August at 2.30pm to celebrate and remember the life of Keith.

White Horse Motors High Street Waimate

We are now taking orders for next years calendars that have kindly been donated. To the Waimate Vintage Car Club , from Bruce Milne at the Makikihi Hotel. This is a very kind gesture and one that we hope members will take advantage of. Christmas presents... great gift that is extremely useful and advertises our precious club. As there are only 50 calendars in total, it will be a case of first in first served. Ph Steve Dyson 6898711 or John Dawson 6897923 ...

Waimate VCC August 2017  
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