Jowett Car Club of New Zealand (Inc)







N.Z. Southern Branch


Enquiries about Southern Branch and Activities
Idlewood, the new headquarters of the Southern Branch, is in the
 McLeans Island Recreational Reserve near Christchurch.
The grounds are open between 10am and midday Sat and on most Wed mornings.
771A McLeans Island Road,
50 metres west of the McLeans Island Caravan & Camping Club entrance.

Southern Branch Contact:


Coming Events:

These are the 'fixed Annual events with date and time, meeting place of the next event.

 National Rally: 22 April to 25 April

The premier event on the Jowett calendar.
The national rallies began 50 years ago so next year to mark the 50th rally we will be returning to Taupo where the first rallies were held.
Dates are Friday April 21 through to Monday 24 and with Anzac day on the Tuesday 25 you can stay on or have a leisurely return home.
Taupo has a lot of attractions and is of course just an hour through to Rotorua.

 Accommodation, Registration and Ferry Discounts
Excellent high quality accommodation has been negotiated in units across the road from the lake.

Quality studio units can sleep single, double/twin or 3 people. All units have a fridge and tea and coffee making facilities.

So we have negotiated that all breakfasts will be complimentary so you can stroll down to the restaurant on site and choose from a

all you can eat buffet, or just toast and cereal at no charge.
Facilities include tennis court, outdoor pool and there is a bar on site
Prices are Club prices and per night
Single: $117
Double or twin: $135
Triple: $183
For full details of these units and what they have enquire or see
You must book directly with the Lakeland Resort and mention you are from the Jowett Car Club
Our block bookings reserved until full or end of March.
Contact directly
The Lakeland Resort, Taupo: Phone 0800 378 389 or 07 3783893 Email:

InterIslander Ferry discount is available
Group Booking conditions and instructions for members are:
Each reservation must be made direct with Interislander
Either online at
Putting FA5213 into the group discount box

 Phone Group Desk, 0800 878-898,, Monday – Friday 0830-1700.
 To access these rates members must quote group reference “FA5213”
 Every reservation will be given an expiry/payment date, required to be paid in full by that date
 Space is subject to availability at the time of the booking request
 90% refundable once payment received
Membership card to be shown at check in or retail fares will be charged.
Fares valid for travel from 14 April through to 30 April 2017

What you need to do once you decide to join us:
Book your accommodation direct with the Lakeland Resort
Book the ferry if from the South

Register with the Club with registration fee of $25 see separate form Click Here


  McLeans Island Swap Meet:  6th Oct to 8th Oct 2017 details to be advised
Canterbury Branch VCC at Mcleans Island Park

  Annual South Island Branch Rally:    Date and details to be announced

The  Annual Branch Rally over 3 most events open to members of other branches.
This three day programme will the Concours, Gymkhana

and competitive events for the South Island Jowett trophies.
 Social events will be the presentation dinner, district rally tour and farewell breakfast.


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