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4x4: Turakina course a real challenge as local Dan Cowper leads C-Class

Feb 23, 2020 The welders were working overtime in the pits at the Wanganui HireMaster 4x4 National Trial, held down in the valley on a testing Glencairn Rd course in Turakina on Saturday. Read more

Valley 4wd Club and NZFWDA Convicted and Fined for Deadwood Safari

Dec 13, 2019 Damage to the environment during the 2018 Deadwood Safari has resulted in the Valley 4wd Club and the NZFWDA being convicted of offences under the Resource Management Act, with significant fines. The Judge wants to get the message across that all 4wd clubs and members must pay attention to potential impacts on the environment. Read more

Freedom camping vehicle rules

Dec 02, 2019 The NZ Standard for self contained vehicles is available now as a free download. This Standard specifies the requirements for water supply, sanitary plumbing and drainage installation and solid waste containment in motor caravans and caravans for the purpose of obtaining a self containment certificate. Read more

'One or two idiots ruin it': Council blocks track to vehicles

Oct 02, 2019 “The closure of Worsleys Rd was undertaken through the use of a temporary traffic management plan. This closure was notified by pre-warning signage on-site, as is required for temporary closures. As this is not a permanent closure, consultation as per road stopping process was not needed.” Read more

LVVTA Suspension Systems Standards are Open for Consultation

Jun 17, 2019 This process enables the vehicle modification industry, and affected vehicle owners and modifiers to provide their input on LVV standards before amendments are made to them Read more

LVV WHEELS & TYRES STANDARDS OPEN FOR CONSULTATION

Mar 19, 2019 LVVTA seeks open and honest feedback from the vehicle modification industry, and the enthusiast sector including suggested amendments, alterations or additions Read more

Threats to our land access

Feb 17, 2019 A reminder to everybody who likes to go off-road, we all need to comply with the basics or run the risk of being denied access to properties or even face prosecution. The basics are land owner conditions of access, health & safety, respect for the environment. Read more

Thinking of attending the NZFWDA AGM in Auckland this year?

Feb 12, 2020 The conference and annual meeting for 2020 will be held on Saturday 16 May in Auckland Read more

Maratoto opened for four wheeling for the summer from 20 December 2019

Dec 07, 2019 DoC has now agreed Maratoto can be opened for four wheeling for the summer Read more

Conservation board nominations are open

Nov 21, 2019 DOC are now taking nominations for conservation board appointments in 2020. Read more

LVV BRAKING STANDARDS OPEN FOR CONSULTATION

Aug 30, 2019 Low Volume Vehicle Standard 35-00(02) (Braking Systems) submissions open until 1st November 2019 Read more

4wd Club helps programme to introduce kiwi to Wellington

May 16, 2019 See a video of the Cross Country Vehicle Club working with Capital Kiwi and Wellington City Council to prepare for establishing colonies of kiwis in Wellington. Read more

Future management of Molesworth Station responses

Mar 12, 2019 An online survey seeking feedback on the current and future management of Molesworth Station was run from December 2017 to April 2018. Read more

42 Traverse finally repaired

Feb 15, 2019 DOC advise that repairs have been made Read more


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