British Car Day at Trentham, 18th
Graham in his Javelin and the Cameron’s with the Dragonfly attended
this popular day.
Also Ken and Ngaio drove out from Karori in their Bradford.
The Jowetts as always attracted a lot of interest
National Rally at Nelson, 13th
– 16th Nelson:
Graham (Wellington), Judy and Malcolm Cameron (Hutt),
Barry and carol Moore (Otaki), Kelvin Gardner (Taihape)
made the ferry crossing to the South Island from the Central region
taking two Javelins and the Dragon Fly Special.
As usual this event was great few days and thoroughly enjoyed,
with all the cars running well on the journey.
Dragonfly stops and joins the others
to remove a stone caught behind the clutch lever of a Jowett 10
while on the Sunday Run
Saturday 13th Oct 2007, Central Branch Jowetteers
had a great day helping the Motor trade Ass of NZ celebrate
their 90th anniversary of the founding of their association in the
The assembly point for the "chosen ones" was at the
Feilding Motor Racing Circuit and Show Centre,
utilising one of the service roads to gather together.
There was a closing off of several of the central shopping area
which the parade slowly made its way to the town square.
A large portion of the square was made available to park the cars
so as to enable the public to wander about reminiscing about the
"old days" when most of New Zealand's cars came from
the United Kingdom and a few from the USA and Aussie!
Interestingly, although the parade was open to ALL cars,
but I don't recollect seeing any from Asia at all . . . .
There were though, many "Pommie" voices in the crowd in the square,
getting their dose of nostalgia!
As we know, nowadays almost every modern vehicle is from some part of
South Island Rally
Malcolm and Judy from Central Branch made the Ferry Crossing
attend the South Island Rally
took out the trophy for furthest travelled in a Javelin.
Here you see Malcolm competing in the gymkhana