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Beach Meet -everyone a winner.

Just what Whitianga needed - a winner! Beach Meet won the weather, a great number and variety of show vehicles, a big crowd of participants, wonderful sponsors, great food and coffee, high class entertainment, generous prizes, and in the end, lots of winners and funds raised. Thank you to Main sponsors Farmer Auto Village and CFM along with lots of local and Auckland businesses

donated prizes, plus the semi-trailers loaned by the Christensen group. Beach Meet raised around $8,000.00. All proceeds will be donated equally to the Mercury Bay Cancer Support Trust and Project Mammogram, Whitianga.

Thanks to all those involved in making the event such a success, especially Reg and Julie Smith.


Best Dressed Man - Charlie Lodge

Best Dressed Woman - Ann Ganley

(Both presented by Jason Myatt of Coromandel CFM)

Best Convertible - 1968 Dodge Coronet R/T

Ron and Tracey Julian (presented by Cathy and Dean Klouwens of

All About Whitianga who provided these results to The Informer)

Best Coupe - 1956 Chev Belair Sports Coupe

Chrissy Chapman

Best less than 4 wheels - 1960 AJS 16c Motorbike

Phillip Low (presented by show organiser, Reg Smith)

People's Choice Award - 1977 VW Kombi

Eleanor Whitehead (seen here with her partner.

Presented by Blair Brookbank, Farmer Auto Village).


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