Email to members sent 18.9.22 re. coming events.






VCC Swap Meet  - Oct. 7,8,9 - McLeans Island. Each day we will have 4 - 6 cars on our MG Club display site - and we need a few more. Concours or daily runabout - all welcome! Join us for a fun day - leave your car on display and take your time exploring the Swap Meet. Please ring Grant (021 361 747) who is coordinating this while Tony Reid is up north.


1Nelson - MG drive & lunch -  Sun. Oct. 2nd 

Details emailed - to Kohatu, Riwaka ...  

Kay & Dave Clausen  027 4372 666,

2. Club Night & 'Ted Talk'  - Fri. Oct. 7th

7.30pm – Richmond Club 

Meal at 7.30pm after paid for ($25), drinks ordered, table chosen and chat. A very entertaining guest speaker.

If not phoned by a committee member and you wish to attend contact Jenny before mid-day the Wednesday prior - catering numbers needed.

Jenny Steere  03 365 0151, 021 188 4153

(Note:  Club Night meals at Richmond Club are now $25. Given the price has been $20 for a number of years this increase has been expected. Richmond treat us really well with no room hire (usually about $500 with video and microphones extra), table cloths, full and friendly service etc.. .)


3. VCC Swap Meet  - Oct. 7,8,9th

VCC Headquarters, McLeans Island

Tony Reid 021 243 7412

4. All British Day  - Sun. Oct. 16th

VCC Headquarters, McLeans Island

Assemble between 8.30 & 10am.  11am depart on scenic run to a country domain for your picnic lunch.  British vehicles - incl. modern, motorcycles etc..

Entry fee $10/vehicle - just turn up.  Proceeds to Van Asch Deaf Edn. Centre.

5.  MMM Run - Wed. Oct. 19th 

10.30am - from the Cashmere Club

A tour of Ravenscar House, 52 Rolleston Ave - the earthquakes destroyed the Wakefield’s home but paintings, furniture and antiquities largely survived.  Parking and we have a guide.  Entry will be around $20 p.p.

Then Model Yacht Club with boats racing on the Lake. Maybe a chance to try your hand.  Picnic lunch beside the lake.​​​​​​​

Di & Dren Errington 03 942 0251, 020 409 03510

Hurunui Garden Tours - Nov. 27 - 30

Incl. Foxdown Classic Car & Memoraibilia Collection - property 13

$10pp each property. 25 private properties.  See 

6. Club Night  - Fri. Nov. 4th

7.30pm – Richmond Club

7. Mt.Cook Run - Show Weekend  - Fri. Nov.11,12,13th

- Twizel-based (2 nights) with run to Mt Cook etc ... 

- includes hotel buffet dinner on Fri. and run to Mt Cook for lunch on Sat..

Mckenzie Country Hotel studio units ae still available - phone now and quote MGCAR1 to get the discounted rate i.e. $180/night for 2 persons. 

Once you have accommodation ring an organiser - will add name to the list.

Tony, Sandra, Elena, Leonid - ph.nos. in MaG

8.  MMM Run - Wed. Nov. 16th 

10.30am - from t.b.c.

A relaxed drive to a picnic spot.

Frank Sin 03 347 9338 & Don Lyall 03 358 1115

9.  Motorkhana - Sun. Nov. 27th 

Test your skills driving around some road cones in a paddock - great fun.

Details to follow.  

Bob McIntosh  03 384 5425, 021 0871 8057

10.  Christmas Dinner - Sun. Dec. 11th 

Tai Tapu Hotel.   $60pp. 

Pre-dinner drinks 5.30 - 6.30.  Dinner 6.30pm.

Steve Brown 03 338 2494  & Paul McWilliam 022 166 4578

11. MMM Run - Wed. Dec. 14th

10.30am - from The Peg

A relaxed drive to a picnic spot.

Alan & Sue Airay


Annual Membership Subscription (incl. partner & younger children)

For the year 1st July 2022 to 30th June 2023


Please pay to bank account 02-0865-0020158-00


MEMBERS ADS & MG regalia

- see 'Classified Ads' above

Currently 'For Sale' include  - 1950 MG YA, 1955 Supercharged MGTF,1974 MGB, 15" MGA wire wheels, MGB Hood (Older Model). 'Wanted' include rear guards and other pieces required to convert an MGTC Racer to a road car.


The MG Car Club Canterbury Centre has its roots in the original 'MG Car Club of New Zealand', formed in 1952 when many of the country's motorsport enthusiasts drove our favourite marque in the shape of TCs, TAs, Ps and Js.

From those early beginnings the NZ Club has devolved into four major Centres, two in the North Island and two in the South.  Each of these Centres is autonomous, organising competitive and social events for members within its regions. Like the 'Crusaders' our region includes Nelson, Marlborough and the West Coast as well as Canterbury. There are also a range of inter-Centre and national activities you are able to enjoy.  And of course, if you are visiting another region you will be most welcome to participate in any of their events, competitive or social.

Like most MG Clubs around the world we are affiliated to the MGCC UK ensuring access to badging, logos and so on.  We also maintain regular contact with a number of Centres in NZ, Australia, the US and the UK to help ensure we offer the best possible benefits and MG enjoyment for all of our members.​

For more detail of what we do, please visit the 'About Us' section.

You'll see our most recent News items below the Slide Show of our current Sponsors .



Click for website (not MGSC)



Below we have images from - 

*  2021 Motorkhana   More photos: Click Here.   

*  2022 Calendar

*  2020 Posh Picnic

*  2020 Arts and Crafts Exhibition  

Further images of some of the works are in the Photo Gallery Click Here - select '2020' and then 'Arts and Crafts Exibition'

*  Lapping at Levels

a video of Steve Hitchin.  Note the racing BGT, with Lawrie's modifications, gives little away to a Ferrari.

The Club's scheduled events for each two-month period are here, along with details of other Events we hold.

The Activities the Club holds at a similar time each year are listed here.

You can see and print out a membership form to send or give to our Secretary here.  

We have started adding photos from Club events here -there's room for more.