A celebration of American cars in the ‘Naki - what’s not to love? Americarna first rumbled its way around the region's highways in 2007 and the event has continued to grow ever since. It attracts hundreds of showroom quality classic American cars and thousands of tourists to Taranaki every February and is a big hit with locals.
The Ellerslie Classic Car Show
Over the decades, the second Sunday in February each year has become the highlight of every New Zealand car lover’s calendar. That’s when thousands of car enthusiasts join the simply curious at Auckland’s Ellerslie Race Course to see the country’s biggest line up of classics – many of them rated among the world’s best restorations.
Rebel Round Up & Classic Cover Primer Nationals
New Zealand’s ultimate hot rod, vintage and rockabilly festival. Featuring wicked hot rods, retro caravans, vintage markets, historic motor racing, flag drop drag racing exhibitions, onsite camping, Miss Rockabilly NZ & Miss Rebel Round Up pageants, trade stands, a cocktail lounge, pinstripe artists and our legendary themed outdoor bar (where you can catch the line up of live bands).
Repco Beach Hop
Beach Hop started in 2001 and remains a not for profit event, with all proceeds going to the local Onemana and Whangamata Surf Life Saving Clubs as well as the Whangamata Volunteer Coastguards.
Classic Cover Street Rod Nationals
In the past 30 years the NZHRA Street Rod Nationals has only been held twice in Christchurch, the highly successful and massive (1000 people) QE2 event in 1994 and the 2001 event held at Riccarton Racecourse. Both memorable events for hot rodders in attendance.
The 13th edition of CRC Speedshow takes place over the weekend 20th and 21st of July 2019. It will be a spectacular celebration showcasing the finest, fastest and coolest new cars, race cars, classics cars, motor sport celebrities, wild hot rods, muscle cars and custom creations from around New Zealand and the world
The South Island’s premier car show, with plenty of cars, cruising, demonstrations, fun, food and entertainment.