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The Lantern Festival

The Lantern Festival has moved from Albert Park to the Auckland Domain. This was my first visit to the new location.  

2015 Stihl Shop and North Harbour Isuzu Woodhill 100

Well that’s another Woodhill 100 over and done with. As  expected it was a gut and car breaking event. Congratulations to the winners and those who finished. Commiserations to those who didn’t. A special thanks to Grahame Steedman for driving me around the track and to the organisers for putting on such a great event. […]

2014 V8 Festival

he first ever V8 Festival was launched at Hampton Downs in November. It was two days of “Petrolhead heaven” featuring everything V8 and more. Here is a taste of some of the action.  

Barry Sheene Motorcycle Classic

his year the  Barry Sheene event at Hampton Downs on October 24-25-26th was called the Barry Sheene Motorcycle Classic featuring the Oceania Challenge – NZ V Australia. The successful concept of the Trans Tasman Challenge which pits fifty local racers against the visiting Australians with similar lap times has seen the Kiwis clean up at […]

Sunshine Capital Showdown

  The final North Island round of the 2014 New Zealand Offroad racing Championship was held at Matata on October 4. The changeable weather made conditions interesting for competitors and photographers alike.  

Auckland 4WD Club – Muriwai run

31 Aug 2014 / 0 Comments / in 4WD, Auckland, Off Road, People

 A group of hardy four wheel drivers braved the inclement Auckland weather for a run down the beach from South Head to Muriwai  

Auckland Four Wheel Drive Club – Woodhill Night Run

10 Aug 2014 / 0 Comments / in 4WD, Auckland, Off Road, People

On A perfect night for 4WDing, 97 vehicles came along to rip up the forest tracks

Datacomp 2014

Every year a bunch of clever people from my work get together, eat sugar, junk food, drink soft drinks and invent great stuff. Here are some of the photos.

Views of Mt Tongariro National Park

04 Mar 2014 / 0 Comments / in New Zealand, Tourism

  hese shots were taken while I was on a Four Wheel Drive trip to the Mt Tongariro National Park recently.  

Auckland 4WD Drive Club-National Park Trip

was lucky enough to be invited to join the Auckland Four Wheel Drive Club on their annual charity run in the Mt Tongariro national Park.  The weather was kind and the terrain, while challenging in a few places, was largely moderate. That did not detract from the fun had by all. Proceed from the run […]