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Cruise Routes

AmeriCARna 2014 Cruise Routes & Timings

Wednesday 26th February

Destination - Whangamomona

New Plymouth to Whangamomona

10:00am - Depart New Plymouth Racecourse

Follow SH3 to Midhurst
Turn left at Beaconsfield Road
Left onto East Road
Follow East Road to Whangamomona

1:30pm - Depart Whangamomona for New Plymouth

Follow SH43 from Whangamomona to Stratford then SH3 onto New Plymouth


Thursday 27th February

Destination - Waitara and then Inglewood

New Plymouth to Inglewood

12:00 noon - Depart New Plymouth Racecourse

Left onto Eliot Street
Right onto Lemon Street
Right onto Northgate
Follow SH3 to Waitara turn off
Left onto Nelson Street

Arrive Waitara CBD 12:20pm - Depart Waitara 3:30pm

Head north on North Street
Follow onto Princess Street
Cross SH3 and continue on Princess Street which becomes Ngatimaru Road
Left onto Inland North Road
Right onto Otaraoa Road
Cruise through Tarata tunnel
Right onto Tarata Road follow through to Inglewood CBD

Arrive Inglewood 4:15pm

Entrants depart from 8:00pm for New Plymouth via SH3


Friday 28th February

Destination - Stratford then Hawera and returning to New Plymouth for Friday Night Main Street Cruising.

New Plymouth to Hawera

9:30am - Depart New Plymouth Racecourse

Turn right onto Coronation Ave
Follow SH3 to Stratford CBD

Arrive Stratford CBD 10:15am - Depart Stratford 12:00noon

Follow SH3 to Hawera CBD via Waihi Road
Left onto South Road
Left onto Collins Street
Left onto High Street

Arrive Hawera CBD 12:30pm - Depart CBD for TSB Hub 2:30pm

Exit High Street
Right onto Argyle Street
Left onto Glover Road
Left onto Turuturu Road
Left onto Waihi Road
Left into TSB Hub

Arrive TSB Hub 2:40pm for GymCARna Competition - Depart Hawera 5:00pm

Exit Hub via western car park
Left onto Camberwell Road
Left at Glover Road
Exit roundabout onto SH3 for New Plymouth
Continue to outskirts of New Plymouth
Turn right at SH3 / Mangorei Road intersection
Left at Devon Street East

Arrive New Plymouth CBD 6:00pm


Friday Night Main Street Cruise

Friday night closed area
Blue = Closed Road Area
Red = Route to be cruised outside of closed road area

Entrant cars will be cruising the following route:

Right onto Hobson from Devon Street East
Follow round to Molesworth Street
Continue to Queen Street - turn left onto Queen Street

Here the official road closure begins.

Left from Queen Street onto King Street
Right onto Egmont Street
Left onto Devon Street
Follow Devon Street to Eliot Street

Here the official road closure ends.

Entrant cars will cruise from the Eliot Street / Devon Street intersection up to Hobson Street  turning left and back around onto Molesworth and into Queen Street.


Saturday 1st March

10:00am - 3:00pm

Entrants cars will be parked in the New Plymouth CBD for the public to view.  Along with the vehicles the retail shops will be open, bars & cafes will be open. There will be trade & craft stalls and a playground for the kids at Pukeariki Landing.  All provided free of charge.

Please be aware of the closed roads.

Red = Closed Roads

Saturday closed roads