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

4x4: Whanganui's Hamish Auret finishes fourth and slips out of title picture

Feb 11, 2019 The NZ crown is now beyond his reach but Whanganui driver Hamish Auret has plenty left to drive for in the 2018-19 4x4 National Trials after a hot and hard afternoon in the Waikato on Saturday. Read more

Scott Biggs is top 4x4 driver at the Extreme Challenge in Turakina

May 02, 2018 Auckland 4x4 driver Scott Biggs is getting used to winning thrillers. Read more

4WD Rally: Cowper's classy comeback

Jan 24, 2018 Turakina's former 4x4 national champion and truck building guru Dan Cowper showed no signs of rust as he took a borrowed C-Class truck straight onto the podium at the third round of the national series in Hawke's Bay on Saturday. Read more

Video from round 4 of the NZ 4x4 Trial Competition series

Mar 28, 2011 Blink Video captured the action at round 4 of the NZ 4x4 Trial Competition series, held by the South Waikato 4x4 Club 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

4x4: Turakina's Dan Cowper salvages opening round of national series

Nov 14, 2018 Wednesday, 14 November 2018 Turakina's former national champion Dan Cowper was able to salvage a 2018-19 4x4 National Trials campaign that was threatening to sink before it had barely begun after finishing fourth overall at the opening round near Wellington on Saturday. Read more

Proposed track closures due to Kauri Die Back

Jul 12, 2018 DOC is seeking public input on a new proposal to close various tracks in the kauri region to help prevent the spread of kauri dieback disease. Read more

4WD Club Trials: Auret misses 4x4 title by inches

Apr 16, 2018 After six rounds and six months, it all came down to just one point. The National 4x4 Trials series has a new champion as Auckland's three-time runnerup Scott Biggs got just a high enough placing to finally deny Whanganui rival Hamish Auret in the season finale at the 4x4 Stampede in Turakina on Saturday afternoon. Read more

Auret breaks clear in hunt for Whanganui 4x4 title

Feb 27, 2018 Whanganui 4x4 defending national champion Hamish Auret has moved one step closer to retaining his title after picking up his first victory this season at the fourth round Glencorran 4x4 Trial at Rangiwahia on Saturday. Read more

National Trials Final... newspaper report

Apr 25, 2017 The Wanganui Chronicle report on the NZFWDA National Final Read more