Motoring

Annual Waimea run

About 20 vintage motorcycle owners set off from The Crescent in Invercargill on Saturday morning annual Waimea run. Organised by the Southland Vintage Car Club, all the bikes which were entered had to be...

BMW 635

Vehicle: BMW 635 Engine: Six-cylinder, 3.5-litre fuel injection Transmission: Automatic Colour: Dark Blue Owner: Alastair Reekie From: Invercargill When and why did you buy it? I bought it from a lady in Queenstown. Her husband used to race them Have you altered...

Programme gets a test drive

A ROAD safety education programme for young drivers, which is to be rolled out across Southland, was test driven at ILT Stadium Southland on May 16 and 17. Road Safety Southland adviser Maureen Deuchrass said the...

1973 Holden Kingswood

Vehicle: 1973 Holden Kingswood Engine: 202 Transmission: Three-speed manual Colour: Dublin Green Owner: Damian Scully From: Invercargill When and why did you buy it? We have had it for just over two years. We needed a second vehicle and it ticked...

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...
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