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Newsletter 5 February 2019

Hi All
Not long now… Americarna 2019
Theme for the Saturday night farewell function at the TSB Stadium is Western or Hawaiian.  Get your boots out and tassles on or the colourful summer feel of a Hawaiian ensemble.  Meal tickets available from the registration centre during registration hours.   Meal Tickets available until 9:30am Friday morning they will NOT be available on Saturday this year.
Wednesday afternoon Band in the Car Park at the TSB Stadium, Rogan Street, New Plymouth is going to be great.    3:00pm – 6:30pm.  Band  - Brillieux
Collect your ticket for a free beverage and banger when you arrive at the TSB Stadium.  See Nadine for your ticket at the gate.   Bar will be open for refreshments and there will be Kats Gelato there for a refreshing ice cream also.  Enjoy the music and have a social afternoon talking with friends old and new.  Bring your deck chair and enjoy the outdoor band playing in the afternoon sun. Sun umbrella is a good idea

Thursday Rest Home Run – we still need more cars!
The residents in the New Plymouth Rest Homes are looking forward to the Americarna Cars visiting them, and the lucky few who get to go for a ride in the American Cars.
Please register your interest to visiting the Rest Homes to show your cars off and making some ones day.  email with REST HOME in the subject line.  Send your name, registration number, car details, and if you have a preference of which Rest Home you wish to visit.  We need 60 more cars to join in the visits.  The Rest Home run is on the Thursday morning, and returning before the day’s cruises start.  For those who participate in the Rest Home Run get priority parking in appreciation of your time and effort.
Welcome to our new event supporters
La Nuova Linen Master New Plymouth
Huge thank you to Brad Craig for supporting Americarna 2019.  La Nouva Linen Master New Plymouth and Inglewood.  Drycleaning since 1959. 
Event Supporters
Peggy Gordons Celtic Bar
Bertie and the team at Peggy Gordon’s are once again a great supporter of Americarna. Call into Peggy Gordons for a meal and refreshment on Devon Street near the clock tower.
Heydon Priest
Thank you to Ashley Heydon BP in Oakura for showing your support of Americarna 2019
Marshall Power Marshall Batteries –Holler for a Marhsall - plenty of prizes available for those that attend the Drivers Briefing each day.  Be there to win.
TUESDAY OPTIONS – for those arriving to New Plymouth early
We have arranged some great pre-event options on Tuesday 19 February.  Beautiful gardens to visit and two car collections
487 Mangorei Road
New Plymouth
google map link to Tupare
Groups will leave the TSB Stadium at 2:00pm to visit Tupare Garden.
2290 Carrington Road
New Plymouth
Google Map Link to Pukeiti
Groups will leave the TSB Stadium at 11:30pm and 2:30pm to visit Pukeiti Garden.
Hillsborough Car Museum and Mini Golf (putt putt)
683 Egmont Road, New Plymouth,4372, New Zealand
Groups will leave the TSB Stadium at 1:00pm and 4:00pm
Google Map Link to the Holden Museum
Barnett's Car Collection and Gardens
9 Mountain Road, Sentry Hill, Taranaki,, New Zealand
Groups will leave the TSB Stadium at 11:30am & 3:30pm
Google Map Link to Barnetts Car Collection and Garden
Registrations are open for these options now and pre-registration is essential. Email your choices with TUESDAY ACTIVITY in the Subject Line along with entry number to
So get your car out of the garage and take it for a run to make sure the car is ready.
Check your warrant and rego and cert papers are up to date.
See you in two weeks!
JR Nadine and the TVET Team

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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