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Bangers to Bluff 2021

$10,680 donated
Given by 117 generous donors in around 3 months

Buy a car for under $2000 and drive it from Auckland to Bluff over 12 days via roads less traveled, raising funds and awareness for charity.

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Organised by the Rotary Club of Half Moon Bay, Entrants buy a car for under $2000 and drive it from Auckland to Bluff. Principal causes are Multiple Sclerosis NZ and The Hopeworks Foundation

Bangers to Bluff: No it’s not about sausages!!

It’s about buying an old banger (car) for under $2000 and driving it over 12 days with a group of like-minded adventurers from Auckland to Bluff, to raise money for charity.

Start date is Tuesday the 6th of April in Auckland and finish in Bluff/Invercargill on Saturday the 17th of April 2021 where the "bangers" are auctioned off.

The route is “Roads less travelled”. The bangers have lots of support along the way!!

CarJam are a major sponsor and as NZ's leading vehicle checking provider will be providing free vehicle reports to competitors to help buy their trusty steed! CarJam are also sponsoring an entrant.

Protecta Insurance has donated third party insurance for all entrants and the AA have donated roadside assistance to all vehicles.

The Half Moon Bay Rotary Club will provide crew for the support vehicle for the whole trip.

At the conclusion in Invercargill, all vehicles will be auctioned off by William Todd and Co (2011) Ltd with all proceeds going to Charity.

The masthead charities are Multiple Sclerosis NZ and the Hopeworks Foundation together with other charities chosen by the Rotary Club of Half Moon Bay Charitable Trust.

Roads travelled will include the Whanganui River Road, the Buller Gorge, the Haast Pass and SH99 between Te Anau and Invercargill.

Please give generously to our fundraising efforts, these are great charities and very worthy of your support. And please give us a "like" on Facebook so you can keep up with what we are doing:

If you would like to come and join us on this amazing journey, see or phone Rod Cooke on 021 228 5321

About us

Bangers to Bluff involves buying a car (banger) for under $2000, raising sponsorship and driving it from Auckland to Bluff, where it is auctioned off for charity.

The masthead charities for 2021 are Multiple Sclerosis NZ and Hopeworks Foundation.

Use of funds

Supporting Multiple Sclerosis NZ, Hopeworks Foundation and other charities chosen by the Rotary Club of Half Moon Bay

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Sharron from Coronet Peak lookout
Sharron from Coronet Peak lookout 10 hours ago
Andy Webster - Christchurch
Andy Webster - Christchurch 14 hours ago    The Blue Broomstick
Well done Gaye & friends. I hope you're having fun as well as creating the great outcome for your charity. Best wishes Andy
Aleksei & Nicola
Aleksei & Nicola 19 hours ago
Have a wonderful journey "At It Again"!
Meryn 19 hours ago
Everyone needs a Deb and a Pete in their lives to support a great cause. Well done Tiki Tourers.
Sharon 1 day ago
Great job Deb and Pete of Tiki Tourers

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