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NZPBA December 2011 News Page
If you have any news updates please contact the Secretary , Jason Buttimore or Someone from the NZPBA on the Contacts Page.
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19/12/2011 - South Island Pro Stock

The South Island Pro Stock Title will now be held at the Rotoiti Power Boat Regatta on the 17th and 18th of March 2012.
The Rotoiti Club is prepared to find safe and secure yards for any North Island Boatie who would like to leave the boat and pick it up on the way to the Nationals in Easter at Kaniere.
Contact Peter Stilwell Peter on 03 542 2135 or 0274 728 387 for more information. The Club would like to know quite early to make these arrangements.

Rotoiti Power Boat Club Regatta
Lake Rotoiti, St Arnaud.
Featured Events:
Saturday - , South Island Mod VP, South Island U/U, South Island Formula 2, South Island Pro Stock.
Sunday - Arthur McCaa Trophy


Contact:
Paul Morris
Ph (03) 544 4884
Fax (03) 544 4347
Mobile 027 4421 328
Email: morriselect@ts.co.nz


More Information




18/12/2011 - Wellington Power Boat Club Entry Form

Wellington Power Boat Club Regatta
Porirua
Featured Event - Matt Morrison Memorial Challenge. North Island F1, North Island Modified Hydroplane, North Island Pro Stock.


2012 Wellington Power Boat Club Entry Form

Contact:
Raewyn Palmer
P.O.Box 30-833
Lower Hutt 5040
Phone (04) 586 0919
Fax (04) 293 7034
Mobile 027 416 5070
Email: raewynpalmer@xtra.co.nz


More Information



17/12/2011 - Newspaper Article
An Article from www.stuff.co.nz about the Upcoming GP Worlds



14 /12/2011 - Lakeland Power Boat Club


Alan and Noeline Steiner had Misty Blue at the recent Mangakino Xmas Parade
Preparations for the Regatta are coming along smoothly but as always its your entry's that are needed. 17 Boats have entered so far and the club is keen to know the numbers by the 17th so they can get onto the programme. Entry's and the latest Sponsors have been added to the Lakeland Power Boat Club Page.
Lakeland Power Boat Club Regatta January 1st & 2nd 2011
Lake Maraetai, Mangakino.
Featured Events:
Saturday - , North Island U/U, North Island Series 3000.
Sunday - Des Geddes
Memorial, V8 Challenge.


2012 Lakeland Regatta Entry Form

Contact:
Noeline Steiner
PH (07) 886 8968
Fax (07) 886 9968
Mobile 0276 869 644
Email: noeline.s@xtra.co.nz

More Information on the Lakeland Club Page




13/12/2011 - 41st Goldcup Regatta


The Manawatu Power Boat Club invite everyone to the 41st Goldcup Regatta held at Whirikino, South of Foxton on the Manawatu River January 21st & 22nd 2012. Entry's need to be in by the 6th of January.
There will be races for all classes both Handicap and Scratch n both days as well as main Championship Events.
Friday 20th January Members will be setting up the Regatta. The Camp Ground will be open and the bar will be operating Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

2012 Goldcup Regatta Entry Form




13/12/2011 - Clubmans at Porirua

Their will be a few Clubmans boats testing at Porirua on Sunday 18th December from 10.30am. Also its a chance to get your Boat a Race Warrant of Fitness before heading to Mangakino on New Years



12/12/2011 - Central Zone Power Boat Association Raffle

The Results are in for the Central Zone Petrol Vouchers Raffle. Congratulations to the winners who will have there prizes mailed out today.

1st $500 Petrol Vouchers – 1864 – Dean Probyn – New Plymouth
2nd $150 Petrol Vouchers – 1744 – Kelly and Lee – Wanganui
3rd $50 Petrol Vouchers – 2039 – Scott Dennis - Waikanae
4th $30 Petrol Vouchers – 1342 – Mike Wotton - Wellington
5th $20 Petrol Vouchers – 2370 – Liz Baucke – Levin




9/12/2011 - New Brighton Power Boat Club

The New Brighton Power Boat Club have decided to downgrade their upcoming Regatta to a Clubday Event. The Club were hoping to run a Regatta for the South Island Pro Stock Title but at the moment no Pro Stock boats in the South Island are currently ready to run . Its unsure at this stage what will happen with the title Event.
For those interested in supporting the clubs Clubday event please contact the club at the details below.

Contact:
Delwyn Ryan
P O Box 4321
Christchurch 8140
Ph (03) 385 5868
Mobile 0272 814 659
Email: mddmryan@xtra.co.nz



6/12/2011 - Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferry

The NZPBA has negotiated a heavily discounted rate for our members traveling across the Cook Strait. The NZPBA Appreciates the assistance offered to its Members by Bluebridge. In order to get the discount you ill need to email either raewynpalmer@xtra.co.nz or a member of the executive board.

100% owned and run by New Zealanders, the Bluebridge Cook Strait experience is a truly kiwi one.

Sailing several times a day between central Wellington (just opposite the Railway Station) and Picton – the Bluebridge journey takes just over three hours.

If you can tear your eyes away from the view you’ll find everything you need aboard Bluebridge to make your trip a comfortable and enjoyable one.

Sit back and enjoy a free movie, have a glass of local wine or beer at the bar, or just relax with a good book in any of our lounges.

If you’re hungry you can grab a hearty meal in the café from the range of fresh, tasty dishes on offer. Our L’Affare – trained staff can make you a superb espresso coffee from beans roasted locally in Wellington. The kiosks can supply you with snacks, magazines, games and postcards.

If you really want to treat yourself, the Straitsman has private cabins available for hire. A choice of double berth or four berth family cabins come complete with linen, towels and their own ensuite. The Straitsman also offers wheelchair accessible cabins featuring height adjustable beds and easy access ensuites.

Operating two ships, the Santa Regina and the Straitsman, the Bluebridge service offers a relaxed journey with a maximum of up to 400 people and around 250 cars per sailing.





2/12/2011 - Lakeland Club Entry Form Reminder

Lakeland Power Boat Club Regatta January 1st & 2nd 2011
Lake Maraetai, Mangakino.
Featured Events:
Saturday - , North Island U/U, North Island Series 3000.
Sunday - Des Geddes
Memorial, V8 Challenge.


2012 Lakeland Regatta Entry Form

Contact:
Noeline Steiner
PH (07) 886 8968
Fax (07) 886 9968
Mobile 0276 869 644
Email: noeline.s@xtra.co.nz

More Information




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Mobile 027 416 5070
Email: raewynpalmer@xtra.co.nz