nz4wd August 2015

NZ4WD August 2015

Te Awamutu 4WD Safari
The annual Te Awamutu Rotary 4WD Safari for 2015 was held at Ngaroma, a farming and forestry area, approximately 45 kms from Te Awamutu.

Series 1 Land Rover Gathering 
This year the annual Land Rover Series 1 owners’ group gathering was held in Hawke’s Bay. Philip Avery has the story.

Suspension and Tyre Feature 
We look at the latest in aftermarket offerings in terms of suspension and wheels and tyres.

Weekend Drive
The Manawatu Scenic Route from Mangaweka to Kimbolton offers some stunning roads and vistas plus the odd surprise. David Coxon explains.

First Drive Nissan Navara NP300 

NZ4WD contributor Damien O’Carroll was one of the first local motoring writers to drive Nissan’s new NP300 Navara. Here are his first impressions.

Suzuki Extreme 4x4 Challenge 
If any off-road sport is ‘made-for-TV’ it is 4x4 Trials, as truck maker Dan Cowper proved with the inaugural Suzuki Extreme 4x4 Challenge.

Woodhill 100
A record 85-strong field contested this year’s Woodhill 100 off-road endurance race north-west of Auckland. Story and photos from Mark Baker.

Northbank 4WD Teams Challenge 
The first event on the South Island 4WD Challenge calendar this year was the Northbank Teams event near Blenheim in May. Vicky Newport with the story.