ADVENTURE

OR4Gs Maniototo Muster – Mount Pisgah

I was told to stand in the middle of the Ranfurly Motor Camp and turn through 360degrees. “See all those Peaks and Ranges,” said Greg Carroll from the Otago Recreational 4WD Group, “well we are going to get you to the top of all of them by the end of the week!” And they did!!! The third...

TEST DRIVE

OFF-ROADING IN MITSUBISHI’S NEW PLUG-IN HYBRID OUTLANDER

Let’s just come right out at the beginning, and admit we had a ball with the Outlander PHEV. We went into this test a bit blind, we don’t get to drive many hybrids, possibly because there haven’t been many available here. So, we didn’t have expectations really, more anticipation. That...

TRIALS

WINCH

Throw Back Thursday – 2013 Top of the South Winch Challenge

Bogs, Boulders and Boys at the Top of the South Challenge! WORDS AND PICS BY LUCY JACKSON  Broken drive shafts were the order of the day at the first round of the 2013 Mainland Winch Challenge Series. The event was held at Mt Riley Farm over Queen’s Birthday Weekend, and saw trucks from...

OFFROAD RACING

It was all Ruiterman at Castlecraig – Again!

It’s just another day at the Office! You would have to be wondering if that thought was going through Carl Ruitermans’ mind, at the 2020 Daltons backed Castlecraig 250 Off-road Enduro where he took yet another win in the  E & H Motors prepared S-Class Yamaha YXZ But there...

NEWS

Mazda Releases Special Vehicles to Celebrate 100 years!

MAZDA MEDIA RELEASE There has been a range of different activities by Mazda in 2020 to acknowledge its centenary. However, the ultimate celebration to mark this historic occasion sees the company doing what it does best, by producing special 100th Anniversary Edition models across each...

INTERNATIONAL

FROM THE ARCHIVES

Throwback Thursday – ORANZ 2013

Just before we bring you the latest round of racing from the Waikato, the Castlecraig 250, we thought this official ORANZ report would make an awesome throwback Thursday. As a bonus it includes a number of  spectacular photos from Mark Baker that probably remain unpublished till today...