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    Peter Preston - Buckler 90 - 3 1961 - 62

    Peter Preston in Buckler 90-3.
    Photos from Peters own archives.

    One taking a spin, at Renwick in 1962.

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    The other stated to be Teretonga - helmet seems different but car has same 1961...
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    ERC and Ken H, Thank you both and ERC for the...

    ERC and Ken H,
    Thank you both and ERC for the extra photo - now think I have heard - read, of the car, and the driver !. More for the archives !
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    Austin Healey 100S DHD100

    ERC, thanks for the picture, not a car I know of !.
    Would like to know whose it is and the Chassis AHS ... number.

    Have " borrowed " the photo as you would expect.

    Cheers and thanks
    Roger
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    Milan, Thanks also from me. I had seen your image...

    Milan, Thanks also from me. I had seen your image of the Programme Front Page of the NSCC Championship Hill Climb 1953, at Wairamarama, but not the entry list with the times etc.
    Along with Trevor,...
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    Mt Shelscott - where is it ??

    Trevor, Thank you for that.

    I have just been going through your great book " Ralph Watson - Special Engineer " as has details of many NSCC events that Ralph's cars and the ones he worked on for...
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    Buckler with Ian Hallet in 1982. the TACCOC sprints/races.

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    Just going back over this thread - back to 2013 - as have recently seen a few photos by Peter Preston when he owned the Buckler that is now with Mark Garmey, and a previous custodian was "...
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    The Early Years - Trevors comment - post above.

    Trevor, an interesting comment " At the time when I joined, the club enjoyed a degree of sophistication which unfortunately, quite quickly became lost. " which is echoed here in a different way.
    An...
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    NSCC Clubrooms 50th Anniversary Celebration - Mount Richmond Domain in August 2022

    Plans for the Event are progressing and contributions to Story boards are sought.
    Rod Peat has asked for some of my 1940's images and there are others from the Arthur Siddall Album collection now...
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    Bucklers in NZ - NZ Classic Driver story

    A Special Edition of New Zealand Classic Driver - entitled " ROAD, RACE & RALLY " was published in late 2021.
    Six bucklers were gathered together for the article;
    Peter Benbrook, 1950 Buckler MKVI....
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    Well said RN, and ERC, yes it is a great place...

    Well said RN, and ERC, yes it is a great place for photo's.. your 1.5 million, is impressive, keep up the good work.

    Cheers
    Roger
  11. The Article from Historic Racing Car news - the...

    The Article from Historic Racing Car news - the link;
    Tried to extract the photo of the car around 1959 - 1960 - Race #10 with it appears to be E Candy leaning against the car.

    " ...
  12. The Healey - Corvette, Arthur Kennard - a bit more.

    The Healey Corvette, was invited to Goodwood for the Historic event that ERC has attended and Milan was there too in 2019.
    New Zealand Classic Car posted this brief article in there Issue #345,...
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    ERC, Thanks for the Healey picture and the great...

    ERC, Thanks for the Healey picture and the great one of Mr " NZ Buckler " Bruce Sutcliffe and one of the Bucklers hwe was connected with. Would like to borrow them both, and put the Buckler one on...
  14. The Healey - Corvette, the Geoff Mardon Arthur Kennard Ed Candy car

    The Healey Corvette has featured on this thread a few times going back to Page 20 Post #387 - through Posts 409, 417, 420, 429, 476, 547, 709, 805.

    Have come across a couple of early photos of...
  15. Non NZ Number Plates - an aside ;

    For Ken H and others - " foreign " plates.

    All " Fifty " States;

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    Our old, recently sold, car on its second plate from Queensland June 2011 - March 2017. Car was Registered new in New...
  16. Ken H, " Masterson Motors was a VW dealership in...

    Ken H,
    " Masterson Motors was a VW dealership in Ventura. CA. that did have a racing division. ".

    makes sense now 40 years later !!
    Like the NZER plate too !!

    PS spelling corrected on my post...
  17. Ken H, Thanks for the information. " Every...

    Ken H,

    Thanks for the information.
    " Every two years in order to register our vehicles we have to only pass a smog certification. (No safety check !) ".

    Sounds a bit like Queensland - the onus...
  18. NZ Number Plates - Registration, Warrant and Other Stickers - Part 7

    In the original post was an image from Graham Freeman with all number plates from 1908 t0 2017.
    Here is the full article as published in NZ Memories magazine in 2020. Issue #144.

    Article was 3...
  19. NZ Number Plates - Registration, Warrant and Other Stickers - Part 5

    Registration Plates Registration Stickers, Car-Less Days and Warrant Stickers.
    Warrant Stickers.
    These have changed over the years as has the process.
    Warrants were due 6 monthly from when I got...
  20. NZ Number Plates - Registration, Warrant and Other Stickers - Part 4

    1979 into 1980, New Zealands answer to the " Second Oil "crisis, the first being in 1972, not counting the Suez crisis of 1956.

    Carless Days [ " Car-Less Days " Officially - or as was referred to...
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    " Just came across this old picture taken in...

    " Just came across this old picture taken in Auckland in 1975. I'm with my ex Archibald XK120, and with with me is then Auckland JDC President, Alex Bright with his E-Type. ".

    ChrisL,

    turned...
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    The Donn White " Bathurst Clubman GT " a 1973 Australian built Car.

    a bit of a story - from Donn White who still has the car, but it did have a break in his ownership - as seen in the quote ;

    " I renewed my NZ motor racing and rally licences yesterday and going...
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    Brilliant, Ray Green, thanks for sharing, and...

    Brilliant, Ray Green, thanks for sharing, and well worth keeping.
    Most of my bedroom wall stuff has gone missing. Car stuff it was too !!
  24. Excellent, Thanks, Milan - I remember seeing...

    Excellent,
    Thanks, Milan -
    I remember seeing race cars, Saloons in particular, with a number plate bolted to the floor inside the car.
    There are many photos too, of Grand Prix / Single Seaters...
  25. NZ Number Plates - Government Special and Dealer Plates. Part 3

    Plates from 1908 to the release of permanent plates in 1964 - a different version with details of colours and also the central symbol [ * . , - ].

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    Plates for Heavy Vehicles with " H "...
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