September issue out now

The September issue of Scoot NZ is available now.

At the Kiwi!
Benny’s Scooter Shop
Jack Christie & Airco
Calendar of Events
Southland Vespa Club
Foreign Correspondents
Mighty Maicoletta

Calendar of Events


September: Vespa Club of New Zealand monthly ride
Sat 28th Sept – 4pm social ride

Saturday 13th September: Magnetos
2nd Saturday of each month.
Ride around Akld’s Nth Shore via Westgate : Meet at Honeywell, 10am. Duration approx. 2hrs

Sunday 28th September: Magnetos
4th Sunday of each month.
Riverhead Forest Ride : Meet at Honeywell, 10am. Ride duration approx. 3.5 hrs

Tue 16th Sept – 7pm launch party 21 New North Road, corner Basque Street.
info requests and RSVP to


Tuesday 2nd September: Cornerstone Pub
1st Tuesday of each month, 7:30pm

New Plymouth

Sunday 7th September: Scooterama, 214 Devon St West
1st Sunday of the month, between 12 – 2pm.

22nd November: Scooter Racing, Taupo International Racetrack
Phone Scooterworld 09 360 0886 for details.

November: Scooter Racing, Go kart track
Phone Scooterworld 09 360 0886 for details.

Palmerston North
Saturday 6th September: Palmy SC – Cold Kiwi
Day trip to Waiouru. Leaving 45 North St 8am.
Andrew Lynn 027 271 7834

Sunday 7th September: Ujazi Cafe, Tennyson St
1st Sunday of the month, 2pm.
January: Combined Magnetos / Napier Scooter Boys weekender
Kennedy Park Holiday Camp (the site of the 1st NZCSC rally in 2000)

Wednesday 3rd September: Fidels, Cuba Street
1st Wednesday of the month, 7:30pm
Saturday 20th September: Caffe Italia, 469 Adelaide Rd, Berhampore
3rd Saturday of the month, 10:30am

Thursday 11th September: Vespa Room
2nd Thursday of the month, 7:30pm @ the Vespa Room
Sunday 28th September: Monthly Ride. Joe’s Garage, 194 Hereford St
Last Sunday of the month Meeting around 12:00, riding at 1pm.

Canscoot Show Weekend ride
14-16 November 2008

Leaving Christchurch on the morning of Friday 15th November, heading through Kaiapoi – Ashley – Amberley – Waipara – Waikare – Scargill Valley – Beach – Shingle Rd – Cheviot – Gore Bay – to Waiau. First night staying in Waiau (try Waiau Holiday Park, 03 315 6672, or Wairau Lodge 03 315 6003).
On Saturday, heading from Waiau to Kaikoura on the Pacific Triangle Road, with extra rides likely as this is a short leg of the trip. (Kaikoura accommodation: Top 10 Holiday Park 0800 36 36 38, Adelphi Backpackers 03 319 5141, Beach Rd Holiday Park 0800 692 322, A1 Kaikoura 0800 605 999.
Sunday departure to home, either Christchurch or Picton to the ferry.
Further information:

Cold Kiwi
5th -6th September: near Tangiwai / Waiouru


23rd – 25th January 2009: National Scooter Rally
Bicheno, Tasmania

October 2009: National Classic Scooter Rally


This calendar is compiled from a variety of different sources, with the intention of it being as accurate as possible. Where possible a contact phone number, email, or website is given for further confirmation of the event. Scoot NZ disclaims all responsibility for any problems arising as a result of errors in this calendar, or last minute changes to events, however any known corrections or changes are published online at

If you wish to add events please contact me by the 20th of the month for printing in the following months issue.

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