Brass Monkey 2021

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40 years on and the “last” one is finally done. Phillip, a local scooterist, has done 39 of them. A pretty good effort, all things considered and on all sorts of bikes, but this one, on a Vespa PX200. The last time I was here, there was snow on the ground and the rally really […]

Burt Munro 2021

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As we are local, going to “The Burt” is a no brainer. The event still just seems to get bigger every year. It’s a real boost to the Southland economy and there are very few problems. A well known NZ scooterist usually races at the Burt – 2016 event and has done so, for a […]

The Grand Tour

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We have been to Whanganui twice now for the vintage weekend and scootering with friends. We have stayed at the Grand and enjoyed our time there and out and about exploring Whanganui. It is well priced and clean with a good selection of room types available. The Grand Hotel was built between 1926 and 1927 […]