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Welcome to nzclassicboats.com   -the official site for the
NZ Antique & Classic Boat Show, held at Lake Rotoiti, South Island. 

The 2016 show will be held on Sat 5 and Sun 6 March.
Entry form available here.. 2016 REGO FORM.pdf  

The 16th NZ Antique & Classic Boat Show was held at Lake Rotoiti(SI) on Sat 7th & Sun 8th of March, 2015.
Thanks to all the boat owners who brought their beautiful craft and colourful conversation to the lake.  Congratulations to 2015 Jens Hansen Cup winner,  "Summertime". 
Video footage edited by Halibut Sound + Vision (Dan Kendrick) of the 2015 event is available here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2XFiiwVthG0 Photos by Alan Doak from the 2015 event are
available here https://www.flickr.com/photos/skinnylaveal/sets/72157649035242903/ for viewing and non-commercial use.  Further images, and previous years available under "Gallery".(above)

The full list of awards made at the 2015 Antique and Classic Boat Show:

Best New Craft: Mrs Robinson, owned by Oli Malthus of Wellington;          

Best Restoration: Svago, owned by Mark O’Neill of Nelson;

Port Nelson House Parts: Best Rowed Craft, Maggie, owned by John McConway of Picton;    

CWF Hamilton Trophy for the Best Jet Propelled Craft: Impulse II, owned by Matt Wicken of Christchurch;

Johnson Family Trophy for the Best Sail Powered Craft: Boat 101, owned by Keith Hensen of Picton;

Mathieson Jeffcott Trophy for the Best Motor Powered Craft: Principessa, owned by Philip Andrew of Wellingon;

Best Outboard Motor Boat: Keeper, owned by Todd Johnson of Leithfeild, Canterbury;

Eventiac Award for the Best Themed Display: PT109, owned by Michael Sharratt of Christchurch;

Ron Culley Trophy for the Best Steam Boat: India, owned by  Rick Osborne of Renwick;

People’s Choice, voted for on the day: Mrs Robinson, owned by Oli Malthus of Wellington;      

Jens Hansen Cup for the Best Vessel Overall: Summertime, owned by Rosie Lees of Blenheim.


More info:


Pete Rainey – 021 747 383