All British Car Day, Timaru

All British Day

Returns June 2 2024 – Kings Birthday weekend – meet 9am at Caroline Bay northern Carpark.

Open to all owners of British made vehicles, regardless of age of manufacture.

Spare Parts Dept

Over the years the Branch has acquired a huge number of parts, mostly donated, and there is a steady inflow and outflow of parts that are now so hard to source for older vehicles.

The Parts Department is open from 9.30am to 12 noon every Wednesday and noggin and natter night. Members are welcome to join the camaraderie of the Parts Department Wednesday group.

Timaru Continental Day

The annual Timaru Continental Day returns September 2024.

This event is welcome to all Cars, Commercial Vehicles and Motorcycles of Mainland European origin.

Mt Cook Rally

Labour Weekend October 2024 – Commemorating the first journey by Motorcar to the Hermitage at Mt Cook in 1906.

The South Canterbury Branch of the Vintage Car Club of New Zealand invites you to take part in this long distance touring event, open to all classes of V.C.C. eligible vehicles.

1956 MGA for sale at the Winchester Swap Meet

Swapmeet & Bazaar

At Orari Racecourse, Orari.

April 5 2025.

Latest Club News

2024 Swap Meet – New Venue

2024 Swap Meet – New Venue

The South Canterbury Vintage Car Club annual Swapmeet has been relocated for 2024 to Orari Racecourse, Racecourse Road, Orari. The swap meet takes place on Saturday 6 April. For further information contact Convenor Michelle Munro on 03 686 4824 or email...

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Club Overview

The South Canterbury Branch of the Vintage Car Club of New Zealand welcomes enthusiasts for older cars, motorcycles and commercial vehicles.

We have classes to cater for all vehicles over 30 years old and foster their restoration, preservation and use.

Ownership is not necessary and Club membership could help you find what you are looking for.

As well as the numerous benefits of joining our club listed here there are lots more things you can be involved with too.



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We offer members:

  1. Junior, Joint (family) and individual memberships
  2. Contact with like-minded people of all age groups.
  3. Monthly get together at our Clubrooms
  4. Access to our Spare Parts Department.
  5. Club Library for recreational and research reading.
  6. A wide range of events both competitive and non-competitive that you can attend both within our Branch and with other Branches of the Vintage Car Club using any Club eligible vehicle.
  7. Specialised events for various classes of vehicles locally and throughout the country, e.g. National Motorcycle Rally
  8. “All American” and “All British” Days.
  9. Our own annual Winchester Swap Meet and Bazaar.
  10. Access to Club Insurance Scheme.
  11. Monthly Club Newsletter “Aorangi Tricar” and bi-monthly national magazine “Beaded Wheels”.

View Our Vintage Vehicle Showroom

We love our projects and here you can view member vehicles from the various vintages.