30th National Model T Ford Club of NZ Tour – February 2023

The 2023 National Model T Rally organisers welcome members interested in attending the Clubs 30th Anniversary Dinner and 110 year anniversary Fred Dennison re – enactment tour. From the 9th February 2023 to the 15th February 2023.


The Rally will start in Oamaru with a day visiting places of historic interest , followed by the AGM, then the 30th Anniversary Dinner in the evening at the Historic Brydone Hotel.


The rally will then travel the original route where possible going via South Otago and Central Otago. With 1 night in Balclutha, 2 nights in Cromwell to allow entrants a day to visit local places of interest. Moving on to Twizel for 1 night then returning to Oamaru via South Canterbury for the Final Dinner.


Could members please email Tom and Jenny Stephens or Chris Dyer and Rosemary Falls with expressions of interest

Chris and Rosemary       chris.dyert@gmail.com      03 3135114

Tom and Jenny               jenny_tom@xtra.co.nz      03 3667264 (Note. under score line between jenny_tom in email address.)


Accommodation Guide for the2023 National Model T Rally , Fred Dennison Re-enactment tour 9th-15th Feb 2023


** Trailer parking for 30th rally at Oamaru has been arranged at a farm on outskirts of Oamaru. Details will be published in the next magazine **

Day 1   Thursday Feb 9th   Oamaru

             Historic Brydone Hotel ph034330480  email   brydone.admin@olt.co.nz  attn Pricilla

             Registration, committee meeting, finger food and cash bar

             Breakfast available at own cost


Day 2   Friday Feb  10th   Oamaru

             Historic Hotel Brydone  AGM 4.00pm   30th Anniversary dinner tonight          

             Breakfast at own cost


Day 3   Saturday 11th Feb     Balclutha

             Rosebank Lodge 265 Clyde st Balclutha  ph 034190021  email  rosebanklodge@clt-trust.co.nz attn Trish            

             Dinner here tonight, Breakfast at own cost                                                                                                                                    

             Helensborough Motor Inn 23 Essex St Balclutha ph 034181948  email helensborough@xtra.co.nz attn Pauline

             Highway Lodge Motel 165 Clyde Rd Balclutha ph 034182363  email highwaylodge@exra.co.nz attn Neil


  Day 4   Sunday 12th  Feb  Cromwell        

  Day 5  Monday 13th Feb   Cromwell    Free Day 

              Anderson Park Motel 9 Gair Ave Cromwell  ph03 445 0321 email andersonpark@xtra.co.nz attn Rob

              Assure Central Gold Motel 24 Barry Ave  Cromwell ph 03 445 470 info@centralgoldmotel.co.nz attn Gaylene

               Cromwell motels cnr Gair&Barry Ave Cromwell ph 03 445 0373  email cromwellmotel@xtra.co.nz attn Michelle


  Day 6 Tuesday 14th Feb  Twizel                                                                                                                   

              Colonial Motel 38 Mackenzie Dr Twizel . ph 034350100   email   colonial@callplus.net.nz attn Mikie

              Mountain Chalets Wairepo Rd Twizel ph 0800629999-034350785 email info@mountainchalets.co.nz attn Hayley


 Day 7  Wednesday 15th Feb  Oamaru

             Historic Brydone Hotel Oamaru same as Day 1-2

             Final Dinner                                                                                                                                                                     


 Day 8  Thursday 16th Feb  Home


Note  When   booking accommodation please state you  are with the Model T Club of NZ

          Rooms are held until end of September 2022