The Branch offers a number of facilities to members as described below.
The Club Rooms
The Branch has its own premises at MacLean Street in Cambridge. This location is central to the whole Waikato region and handily placed for the main population centres of Morrinsville, Hamilton, Te Awamutu, Huntly, Matamata and Cambridge itself.
The property housing the clubrooms contains a main meeting hall, kitchen, toilet
and shower facilities, and store rooms. The main building was originally a Patetonga
School building that was re-
There is a library and a parts shed plus grassed and car parking areas. The land
area is approximately one and a half acres in an attractive tree-
Research and Information
The Branch has an extensive library of veteran, vintage and post vintage-
A Branch newsletter, The Venture, is published each month giving details of upcoming events, reports on various Branch activities, members' vehicles, for sale/wanted adverts and so on. To view a sample of our newsletter please click here.
All members receive a copy of the national historic vehicle magazine Beaded Wheels which is a mine of information. Vehicles restored and unrestored can be bought, sold or exchanged through this medium.
We also boast an impressive Parts Shed which is stocked with a regularly changing range of historic vehicle spare or replacement parts. Our annual Swap Meet at Cambridge Raceway is another fine source of parts needed for restoration projects or maintenance. The swap meet is held in November.
Monthly meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday evening of each month, gathering from 7 p.m. onwards at the Clubrooms. There is branch business, generally followed by a demonstration or guest speaker covering subjects of interest to members, and discussion on the chosen topic.
Each month the Branch members get together for an organised event which may take
the form of a mini rally (following written instructions to travel from point A to
point B), gymkhana, shed raid or tour. These events normally visit some point of
interest to all members, followed by friendly socialising etc. In addition our motorcycle
section has bi-