The 2021 ‘’PLAINS SAILING’ RALLY & TOUR
THE 28th NATIONAL MODEL T RALLY
10 - 17 February 2021
The NATIONAL RALLY is a ‘HUB’ FORMAT BASED IN CHRISTCHURCH from the 10th to the 13th of February.
The Rally Headquarters will be at the Racecourse Hotel, Riccarton, 18 Racecourse Road, Upper Riccarton. All days’ motoring will leave from there.
Accommodation is available at the Racecourse Hotel Motor Lodge (same address as Rally HQ), (03) 342 7150, at a discounted rate (held until end October – state you are in the Model T club for discount). A number of motels are available nearby.
Registration is on Wednesday 10th from 4:00 pm at the property of Kathryn Smith, 499 Avonhead Road, Avonhead, (access via Roydvale Avenue from Memorial Avenue). Finger food will be available at 6:00 pm.
Off street parking for trailers is available during the Rally at Kathtryn’s property. Call Kathryn on (03) 358 4875 to make arrangements. Please bring your camping chairs
Each evening dinner will be held at the Hornby Working Men’s Club, 17 Carmen Rd, Hornby (which is 5km from the HQ).
Runs will be held on the 11th to 13th visiting different areas around the Canterbury Plains.
The Club’s AGM will be held on Thursday 11th February at the Hornby Working Men’s Club at 5:00 pm.
Best Period Attire Judging will be held at the Saturday evening dinner for the prestigious Sheppard Tray to be awarded to the entrant in the best period attire.
Sunday 14th As it is the 10th anniversary of the Christchurch Earthquake, an optional self-drive route will be available to view the lingering Earthquake Effects.
The ‘CONTINUATION’ TOUR is BASED IN GERALDINE from the 15th to the 17th February.
The Continuation Tour will be based in Geraldine, visiting South Canterbury countryside and rural towns. Not to be missed scenery and visits to some rarely seen collections of machines and lacework.
Tour ENDS in Geraldine on the evening of the 17th.
Evening Meals on the 15th and 17th (formal final dinner) will be held at the Crown Heritage Hotel. Dinner on the 16th, all lunches and other meals at your own discretion.
Accommodation is available at the following motels (all motels are held to the end of October - with the exception of the Rawhiti Backpackers):
Andorra Motel www.andorramotelgeraldine.co.nz (03) 693 8622
Asure Scenic Route Lodge www.motelscenicroute.co.nz 0800 723 643
Four Peaks Motel www.fourpeaksmotel.co.nz 0800 473 257
Geraldine Heritage Hotel www.geraldinehotel.co.nz (03) 693 8458
Geraldine Motels www.geraldinemotels.co.nz 0800 400 404
Geraldine Top 10 Holiday Park www.geraldinetop10.co.nz 0800 393 693
Rawhiti Backpackers www.rawhitibackpackers.com (03)693 8252
TOUR ENTRY AND PAYMENT to be received BY 20 December 2020 (refer to Entry Form for further details – don’t forget to also give your name when paying by online banking)