Motoring

Cameron Morison takes club championship

Cameron Morison took out the top prize at the Southland Sports Car Club's (SSCC) end-of-season prizegiving at Teretonga Park on Monday, July 3, winning the SSCC Champions Trophy. Morison, already a two-time National Clubsport Champion,...

1971 XY Falcon

Vehicle: 1971 XY Falcon Engine: 302 Cleveland Transmission: C4 Colour: Pink and purple Name: Lana Padget From: Invercargill When and why did you buy it? I purchased it in January 2016. I bought it to totally strip it down and...

Motorbike parade for 50th

IT'S less than three months until two days of celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of Burt Munro's epic Bonneville world land-speed record. On August 26, 1967, Munro, aged 68 and riding a 47-year-old Indian...

2017 Aussie Crawl

Southland Holden Enthusiasts Club president Dean Cousins said 205 people, with 53 cars, registered for the 2017 Aussie Crawl, which left from Queens Park Feldwick Gates, in Invercargill, on Saturday, June 17. Participants in the...

2003 Toyota Verossa

Vehicle: 2003 Toyota Verossa Engine: 2.5 twin cam Transmission: Four-speed Colour: Pearl white with silver roof Name: Alan Hunter From: Invercargill When and why did you buy it? I bought it in 2014 because it was a Lexus type. It...

2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

Vehicle: 2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Engine: V8 Transmission: Auto Colour: Yellow and green Comments from: St John paramedic Matt Schultz From: Invercargill Who was it bought from? Mercedes NZ. The body was fabricated at Action Motor Bodies in Hamilton What is the vehicle's...

Star performance from rally team

SOUTHLAND born-and-bred rally driver David Holder and co-driver Jason Farmer, of Huntly, have received their trophies for winning last year's New Zealand Rally Championship (NZRC). They were named NZRC Gold Star Champions for 2016 at...

A1974 Holden Torana SL/R 5000

Vehicle: A1974 Holden Torana SL/R 5000 Engine: L31 308 Transmission: Four-speed manual Colour: Contessa Gold Name: Stu MacLeod From: Invercargill When and why did you buy it? 1998, I liked it What is the vehicle's history? Australasian assembled, New Zealand-new, five...

Safety on the roads during winter

THE seasons are changing – and Southland has already had some cold days to remind us winter is here Road Policing Acting Sergeant Tara Lindsay said Southland police wanted to remind drivers to take care...

Supreme Commander Battlelord Monsterpot

Name: Frazer Murdoch From: Invercargill Vehicle: Supreme Commander Battlelord Monsterpot When and why did you buy it? 2014, just cos I could What is the vehicle's history? It was just a toy Have you altered it in any way? Heaps....
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