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Newsletter 10 January 2018

Hi All,
Well, 2017 is now done and dusted!
We trust you all had a good break and weren’t too badly affected by the weather that hit parts of the country last week!

So, let’s hope that’s the end of the weather, and we have perfect sunny days for Americarna 2018.
Those returning will notice a few changes starting with the American Flags flying on the entrance from the North and South of New Plymouth, flags purchased with funding gratefully received from the New Plymouth District Council.  These will look amazing.

At registration this year we have a dedicated area for First Time Attendees, given the large number, this is required to ensure our registration team can spend the time assisting our First Timers.
On the Wednesday afternoon on your return from Opunake, you can come back to the TSB Stadium on Rogan Street to visit the Garden Bar, and for $5.00 grab a Texas BBQ roll.  This will whet your appetite for the Farewell Dinner on the Saturday Night!  The pork is something else!  Delicious!

We will have our car wash stuff available at the TSB Stadium to clean your car, however, if you would like a pressure washer, there is a new EZI WASH opening shortly in New Plymouth on 634 Devon Road.  It is on the entrance to the city from the North next to the Z Service Station.
We will email ‘Entrants’ in February with details on the Z Service Station sites on route offering the fuel discount and the times registration centre is open.

For those who wish to be part of the Rest Home run on the Thursday 22nd February, please email   We have put plans in place to make this a much smoother operation this year.  We require 87 more cars to participate and 13 offers of lead drivers.  When emailing regarding Rest Home Runs – if you have a preference to which rest Home to visit, please let Nadine know.

Well as you can imagine its fairly busy at this time, if you haven’t taken your vehicle that you have entered for a run lately, best you do!  As one of mine only made it out of the shed on Sunday before the disie FAILED!

We are in for a cracker event and the team look forward to seeing you next month.
Cheers JR & Nadine

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About the author

Nadine White is employed by Taranaki Vehicle Events Trust to present the 'Americarna' event to the people of Taranaki.  

This event is provided completely free for the Public to attend throughout Taranaki.

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