We are passionate car enthusiasts who live and breathe American classic cars.
Our mission in life is to provide an environment for other like minded car aficionados to savour and enjoy their American classics, without the rules and restrictions that seem to dog other areas of everyday lives.
If you are an American classic car owner who feels the same as we do, we invite you to take a small journey through our site to see if this sounds like you. If you like what you see, and want to be involved, then send in a membership application.
If you are already a member, check out the events page to see if the next event is one you want to participate in, or join us in the forums for club talk and discussions.
Latest ACCCA club activities
Hobbs Wharf market run – Sunday 7 September
This Sunday Father’s Day turned out to be a stunning day for our run to the Hobbs Wharf markets at Gulf Harbour, Whangaparoa. If you had taken the Saturday’s weather as the benchmark, you wouldn't even have ventured out at all, but Sunday dawned a beautiful blue and warm spring morning.
Unfortunately no sleep in for this father as we had to depart early to be at the meeting point at BP Silverdale by 9am, to arrive at the markets before 10. A great turnout of 10 cars departed the service centre, picking up 2 more on the way, so the club was well represented at the wharf.
We had priority parking on the sealed road leading up to the market itself, and it was one of the best displays the club has put on for some time with all the cars lined up. The markets themselves were typical, with stalls selling crafts, plants, and brick-a-brack, and many club members were seen helping the local economy. Especially Rob, who found a treasure trove of pillowcases made up of hot rod and muscle car prints, which are sure to be a big hit with the lucky recipients.
With some live music playing, a great lunch from the home made baker (yummy Cornish pasties and cheese and onion pastry rolls), a lot of free coffees, and much chinwagging, the morning quickly turned into afternoon and time was up to head home to more Father’s Day food with the family.
VISIT TO CLOVER AUTO RESTORATION AND A RUN IN THE SUN – August 10
The Gods seem to have been with us for the last few runs with mostly sunny days even though it is the middle of winter. It is hard to remember back to an absolute washout day and certainly the last few club outings have been blessed with real nice weather. And so it was for this run, planned as a spin in the countryside, a visit to a small but dedicated car restoration specialist and then on to a bite of lunch in a nice country pub. What more could you ask for on a Sunday afternoon.
As the run was south of the city we met up at the motorway Service Centre south of Papakura and it was pleasing to see that we had 11 cars turn up on the day including a few new members. After a quick briefing from Rob Milligan we all headed off in convoy on Highway 2 as far as Mangatawhiri before turning off through some delightful country side which took us through to Mercer.
UPCOMING ACCCA EVENTS
Kaiaua fish & chip run. Meet at BP Service Centre Papakura on Southern Motorway at 10am to depart at 10.30. We are taking the scenic route and stopping for a look at the world famous Hunua Falls, before continuing on to the Kaiaua Hotel for lunch. A set buffet menu of fish, chips, salad, tea & coffee for $15 per person will be available.