Motoring

Southern bikes at MTA100

TWO motorcycles, a replica streamliner and various legendary motorcycle memorabilia were among the items Southland Motorcycle Club member and Burt Munro Challenge beach race organiser Stephen Winteringham was custodian of during the MTA100: Car...

Riders pay their respects

RIDERS and passengers, regardless of club affiliation or type of bike, took part in the Ride of Respectto commemorate Anzac Day. Southland organiser Stephen Hackett said the not-for-profit ride was to remember veterans who had...

1928 Ford Model A

Vehicle: 1928 Ford Model A Engine: 201 cubic inch, 3.3-litre, four cylinder Colour: Dark blue and black Transmission: Manual Owner: Alastair Reekie From: Invercargill When and why did you buy it? I bought it from Winton. I wanted one...

Rover Mini Cooper

Vehicle: Rover Mini Cooper Engine: 1275 SPI Colour: Tartan red body, black roof Owner: Lee Norman, pictured with partner Tracey Brake and Sparky the Mini From: Auckland When and why did you buy it? Bought ex-Japan for parts. When...

Surprise proposal ‘Pork Pie’ style

AFTER two years' planning, Mike Burr proposed to his partner Barbara Moyes at the Troopers Memorial roundabout in Invercargill circled by dozens of horn-blaring Minis. The couple had just completed a road trip from Kaitaia...

The Pork Pie Charity Run

FIFTY-NINE Minis rolled into Invercargill on Wednesday (19 April) the final stretch of the fifth Pork Pie Charity Run which began in Kaitaia on April 4. The Pork Pie Charity Run is a nod to...

Mercedes Benz SL 600 AMG

Vehicle: Mercedes Benz SL 600 AMG 1996 Owner: Alastair Reekie From: Invercargill When and why did you buy it? I bought it in Auckland and drove it all the way to Invercargill What is the vehicle's history? I...

2007 Suzuki GSXR-1000

Vehicle: 2007 Suzuki GSXR-1000 Name: Christian Hawkes From: Invercargill When and why did you buy it? I bought it a year ago as I was looking for something fast that lets you know you're alive What is the...

Bikes head north for 100-year celebration

INVERCARGILL'S reputation as an active hub of transport museums will be reinforced with the loan of two iconic motorcycles and the Burt Munro streamliner replica to the MTA100: Car Show of the Century being...

Speedway season ends in style

THE Rock FM Riverside Speedway signed off the season in style on Saturday night with a host of Southland titles up for grabs, teams' racing, the final of the Southern Bullet Series, a demolition...
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