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    Not a Police Drama as such, more the other side...

    Not a Police Drama as such, more the other side of the world a Shonky Antique Dealer called " Lovejoy " Ian McShane and his Morris Minor convertible , Nurse Gladys Emmanuel in " Open All Hours " also...
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    The Capella seen here in a group photo at the...

    The Capella seen here in a group photo at the 1984 Dunedin Street races - a Revival / Festival meeting. [posted on the Dunedin Thread]
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  3. The Dunedin Circuits 1954, 1961 and 1965

    The 1965 circuit again - this is from the Vintage Car Club Otago Branch book written /edited by Scott Thomson
    The image above added again - brings them to the same Page.

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    Jw - hope it...
  4. Milan - Thank you for that - had not seen the...

    Milan - Thank you for that - had not seen the 1984 circuit for some time, well somehow lost or gave away my programme. have the Cover and Entry lists for most races [ gained form others ] but not the...
  5. I have a couple of Dunedin Programmes, mentioned...

    I have a couple of Dunedin Programmes, mentioned in the thread but think that they are 1954 and 1961 so probably the maps shown already. Will have a look later, cheers.

    Oldfart - thanks for the...
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    Those " One Off " - One of .. The Cole Baker is a...

    Those " One Off " - One of .. The Cole Baker is a great looking Car.. The Comic Book Special - have seen that in images from Phillip Island and other Aussie Historics - with it big fin at the back-...
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    Those " One Offs " - One of .. The Cole Baker is...

    Those " One Offs " - One of .. The Cole Baker is a great looking Car.. The Comic Book Special - have seen that in images from Phillip Island and other Aussie Historics - with it big fin at the back-...
  8. RIP Barry Moon

    As mentioned on a new thread - Barry Moon racer of an Escort in the Leisuretime series and also an Austin Healey guy, passed away a couple of days ago - knew Barry from around 1981 - 82 when he...
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    Capella is a well known New Zealand Special - saw...

    Capella is a well known New Zealand Special - saw it run at the Dunedin Historics back in 1984
    Thanks for posting the photo ERC
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    Barry Moon - A Healey Guy too.

    Very Sad, knew Barry well and we went to Austin Healey events together.
    BMC BOY [ Ross Cammick ] knew him also, Barry and Ross with Reg Whittaker went to Manfeild in January - Ross told me it would...
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    Cooper Bristol

    " Cooper Bristol - still one of the most photogenic of all race cars when on the move. There is absolutely nothing in the current F2 arena that comes even close. "
    ERC, a great photo of the Cooper...
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    Graeme " jw " re ;" clearly roger is a clever...

    Graeme " jw " re ;" clearly roger is a clever Geek than me, my piccie was too big so he re sized it ", Not really, I have difficulty with uploading stuff including trying to take from Google Maps .....
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    Te Pirita a map of the original airfield overlaid.

    Te Pirita - this from " jelliewrestler " - an overlay of the original monochrome on a current Google Map. the Circles are quite prominent on the Google Map -

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    Another Old and lost Track - that " Jelliewrestler " inquired about

    An old Airfield circuit - 3 runways with connecting Taxiways in the middle of farmland, near the Rakaia River, at Hororata, close to Rolleston ..

    Te Pirita ..
    This is an image he sent me.
    1st...
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    Ivy Stephenson - her cars.

    Trevor, thanks for your notes - and finding the photo in the Vercoe book

    " PS After having located the photo on on page 2 of the Vercoe book, I am confident that the second car is indeed the first...
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    Te Pirita had not heard of it!

    " Jellywrestler " .. Presume, that is Te Pirita, near Hororata, nearest Town Rolleston Canterbury - there is a Te Pirita Road, and several Airstrips are nearby. including Howards Airstrip and another...
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    Is that one that Lance Elliott restored - he did...

    Is that one that Lance Elliott restored - he did quite a few from the 1950's - 1960's ..
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    Colour photos from Roger Herrick ..

    Two Morrari photos - posted by Roger Herrick, unsure if his own photos ** although one has the Date Jan 66 and seems to have come from an album.

    Early photo -on the Ferrari's Borrani Wire Wheels ...
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    Trevor, thanks, another car we need to find out...

    Trevor, thanks, another car we need to find out about. The McGregor one !
    - re ; " I can not locate the photo and to the best of my memory Jock Aitken built only one special. Please explain. "
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    Jock Aitken - The Aitken Ford 10 [ one of two ]

    Aitken Ford, that I called " Fordie " - I did that because under one of the Arthur Siddall photos is the notation
    - J Aitken " Ford1o " - the printing was quite small and I thought - the " 1 -...
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    Greg, good to read of progress - just recently...

    Greg, good to read of progress - just recently Allan Dick reposted part of his NZ Classic Driver story on the Morrari- which generated a bit of response.
    I also saw recently a couple of photos of...
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    Trevor, Colin MacGregor features in the Arthur...

    Trevor, Colin MacGregor features in the Arthur Siddall albums, I will find and separate a photo of his car or cars and post later. [ 5;12 ]

    Later 5;35 ; only mention of a C MacGregor is driving an...
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    Another Model on the way, or have you already...

    Another Model on the way, or have you already done that one " Chaindrive "
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    Thanks Milan a good article. The familiar names...

    Thanks Milan a good article.
    The familiar names that my Uncle Ed used to talk about - Alan Pybus [ not Pubus ] was a great mate of Ed's and I can remember about 15 -20 years ago my cousin John, Ed's...
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    Oldfart - The Fiat was Trevors as he says "...

    Oldfart - The Fiat was Trevors as he says " Plenty of gas @ 91! " and that is not an Octane Rating - he sent me the story and I found some other comments of this, and Trevor found the photos too -...
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