Kiwi classic gathering


Wellington's inner harbour and its recently rebuilt floating crane Hikitia provided an excellent setting for the Classic Car Show on 7 February.
About 40 cars, a few fire engines, a '50 Commer lorry and a handful of motorcycles were parked on the wharves. The selection included a dozen Minis and a tidy Humber 80, the locally-built version of the Hillman Minx.
There was a 1913 Hupmobile that had never left NZ, and the 95-year-old daughter of its original owner was taken for a ride in it. A '73 Valiant ute was also there, which has been driven the long miles from Sydney to Perth. Other highlights included a Borgward Isabella and a massive '67 Pontiac Ventura.
The event raised funds for Wellington Free Ambulance Service.



Wow.. I wish I saw that '67 Pontiac Ventura.No wonder it was one of the highlights of the show. Been wanting to see that car since I was little. My father show me one but its too old and not running and we can't afford the cost of pontiac parts. Since then I want to saw one that runs.

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