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75th Anniversary

In 2022 MotorSport New Zealand celebrates its 75th Anniversary! MotorSport New Zealand Inc was initially inaugurated in October 1947 as the Association of New Zealand Car Clubs. Incorporation was achieved in November 1950 and in 1967 with a membership of 58 clubs the name was changed to Motorsport Association of New Zealand Inc.

In 1996, the name was changed to its present title. Membership of the organisation has continued to expand since with now over 90 member clubs holding membership.

During its 75th year, MotorSport New Zealand will be hosting a range of promotions and activations across the wider sport and industry to celebrate this milestone.

75th CELEBRATIONS

75th Anniversary Gala

MotorSport New Zealand will be hosting a special 75th Anniversary Evening at Auckland’s Vodafone Events Centre on 3 December 2022.

Broadcasting icon Stephen McIvor and international motorsport commentator Greg Rust will host an entertaining evening celebrating New Zealand’s proud motorsport history.

McIvor and Rust will delve into the stories of our motorsport stars, past and present. Rallying hero Hayden Paddon, Touring Car legend Paul Radisich and Bathurst icon Greg Murphy are the first to be announced as part of the event with more to come.

Click here for more details, including ticketing.

Celebrating our people

During the course of 2022, MotorSport New Zealand will be highlighting 75 important people in the history of our sport on our social media channels.

Follow our Facebook and Instagram pages and keep an eye out for the profiles.

75th Merchandise

MotorSport New Zealand has launched an online store with a wide range of 75th Anniversary merchandise and general motorsport merch.

Shop now!

Car Museum Competition

MotorSport New Zealand has partnered with Car Museums all around New Zealand to celebrate our 75th Anniversary.

Visit any of our partnered museums, scan the MotorSport New Zealand QR Code poster, complete the entry form and be into win flights, accommodation and hospitality tickets for two to the 2023 New Zealand Grand Prix!

NameAddressWebsite
Southward Car Museum250 Otaihanga Road, Paraparaumuwww.southwardcarmuseum.co.nz
Classics Museum11 Railside Place, Hamiltonwww.classicsmuseum.co.nz
Wanaka Toy and Transport Museum891 Wanaka - Luggate Highway, Wanakawww.nttmuseumwanaka.co.nz
Geraldine Vintage Car Museum178 Talbot St, GeraldineGeraldine Vintage Car Museum
Nelson Classic Car Museum1 Cadillac Way, Annesbrook, Nelsonwww.nelsonclassiccarmuseum.nz
MOTAT Museum of Transport and Technology805 Great North Road, Western Springswww.motat.nz
Transport World491 Tay St, Invercargillwww.transportworld.co.nz
Motorcycle Mecca25 Tay Street, Invercargillwww.motorcyclemecca.nz
The Pointon Collection68 McKinstry Avenue, Te Ore Ore, Mastertonwww.pointoncollection.co.nz
Bruce McLaren Heritage CentreIndustrial Unit 3, 20 Hampton Downs Rd, Te Kauwhatawww.bruce-mclaren.com
Mortimers Garage252 Point Wells Road Point Wells, WarkworthMortimer Motorsports
Ross Bros Museum162 Hannon Road, CambridgeRoss Bros Museum
Pukekohe Park222/250 Manukau Road, Pukekohe Hill www.pukekohepark.co.nz
Manfeild Circuit59 South Street, Feildingwww.manfeild.co.nz
Levels Raceway418 Falvey Road, Timaruwww.southcanterburycarclub.org.nz
Teretonga Park Raceway86 Sandy Point Road, Invercargillwww.teretonga.org.nz
Ruapuna Raceway107 Hasketts Rd, Templeton, Christchurchwww.ruapuna.co.nz
HighlandsCorner SH6 and Sandflat Road, Sandflat Road, Cromwellwww.highlands.co.nz
Highlands MuseumCorner SH6 and Sandflat Road, Sandflat Road, Cromwellwww.highlands.co.nz
Hampton Downs20 Hampton Downs Rd,
Te Kauwhata
www.hamptondowns.com
Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park463 Broadlands Road,
Taupo
www.taupomp.co.nz
Oamaru Auto Collection1 Tyne Street, OamaruOamaru Auto Collection