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The Gisborne Photo News




Eight Waikato families camped at the Showgrounds Motor Camp and were only too happy to show off their vehicles as they made their way to a Rally in Napier. Part of a New Zealand wide club, the vehicles are those used in World War 2 and Korea.


Rally Coordinator for the Waikato group, Garry Solly stands beside his 1942 GMC


The line-up Left to Right: 1942 P.J. Chevrolet, 1951 Willys Jeep, 1942 Dodge Command Car, 1952 Korean GMC, 1952 Korean Jeep, 1961 NZ Army R.L. Bedford, 1978 Indian Army Jeep, 19 71 Australian Landrover, 1942 G.M.C.


Roy Thatcher who landed in France on D-Day as a member of Treble 7 Staff Car Company, with his 1951 Willys Jeep used in Korea. Roy has rebuilt the Jeep after finding it on a farm north of Auckland.