Christchurch Region

Club Nights

3rd Monday of the month at 6.30pm  at a local restaurant. Details are emailed to local members each month. If you are not on the local email list or have an enquiry please email or contact Kirsten Adams-Ford 03 385 7101.

We have decided to try Francesca's Italian Kitchen, 149 Gloucester St, Christchurch - it is in the Isaac Theatre building, for the November and December club nights. Please give us feedback to assist with working out the framework for venue/s for 2017.

Canterbury Events Calendar 2019

Date Event Contact
Sat 9th
Mystery Drive and Wood-fired Pizzas at Mary & Stu's Ian, Mary & Stu
Sun 10th Twin Rivers Classic Car Display and Parade & Picnic Tom
Mon 18th Club Night  Kirsten
Sun 7th
Grass Gymkhana West Melton Phil/Kerry
Mon 15 Club Night  Kirsten
TBA Dave Dicker private track Waiau / Mt Lyford overnighter Steven 
Sat 4th
Fiat Lancia Track Day, Ruapuna CFLC, Tom
Sat 4th May Madness, Manfeild  (women in motorsport feature) AROC Manawatu
Sat 11 - Sun 12 Ohau Run with AROC Otago (Lake Ohau Lodge)  Kirsten/Duncan
Mon 20 Club Night Kirsten
Banks Peninsula Drive Duncan
Mon 17 Club Night Kirsten
Mid-week evening TBA Auto Restorations Steven
Wed 10
Ten Pin Bowling (Dave Rhodes Trophy) and dinner in town Ian 
TBA Alpine Rally / West Coast with AROC Nelson/Marlborough Tom, Jon Shepard
Mon 15 Club Night Kirsten
Sat 3rd
Visit Dutton Garage Tom
Midweek CWR Racecar Simulation, Rangiora Phil & Sandy
Mon 19 Club Night Kirsten
Sun 1st
Daffodil Rally for Cancer VCC
Mon 16 Club Night  Kirsten
Late Three Gorges drive and lunch Tom
Fri 19-Sun 21
AROC NZ 45th AGM, Cambridge AROC Waikato
Mon 21 Club Night Kirsten
Sun 28 Random Drive  Phil & Sandy
Sun 10th 
Hawkswood Hillclimb  Tom
Thu 14 - Sun 17 Latins by the Lakes invitational event Timo Primo
Mon 18 Club Night Kirsten
Sun 1st (TBA)
Xmas Picnic  Ian
Mon 16 Christmas Special Club Night Kirsten


Download the 2019 full calendar of events here

Contact Details for Local Reps:

All reps -

  • Tom Bruynel
  • Phil and Sandy Begley
  • Kirsten Adams-Ford and Duncan Ford

Email List

If you would like to receive email updates on Canterbury AROC activities please send your details to

Past Events News

Three Gorges Spring Drive 2016

Article from "Snowfed" Methven's Community Newspaper, Thursday 29th September 2016, Issue 36

Kaikoura Weekend 2013

Ferrymead Heritage Park

Mt Lyford - 2012

Hawkeswood Hill Climb - 2010


Alfa South Three Gorges Autumn Run - this was a great event click here to view the report


Belle Italiane - Saturday 11 October 2008 - this was a great event click here to view the report

The photos were taken by AROC member Steve Ansley.