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About the Club
"Mini's Waikato Inc." was Founded as the "Mini Cooper Enthusiasts Club Inc." in June 1989.
The "Classic Mini" was simply a "Mini".
Enthusiasts of all Mini's were welcome to join the Club.
This included those who were interested in any of the different Marques and Variants.
ie, Austin, Morris, Riley, Wolseley, Moke's, Vans, Ute's & Special's.
- In 2016 the range of eligible Club vehicles changed to include enthusiasts of all front wheel drive, "A" series powered cars. ie, 1100 & 1300's, Allegro & Metro.
These cars now also qualify as Club cars, for inclusion in results of any Club competitions.
Ownership has never been a requirement.
The Club aims to promote the exchange of knowledge and friendly competition among mini enthusiasts and help preserve examples of the worlds first space saving, front wheel drive automobile.
When the original Mini ended production in October 2000, it became known as the "Classic Mini"
The new BMW MINI was released in 2002ish, and it was thought to deserve it's own Club.
Club Membership is offered to anyone who has an interest in Classic mini's. (pre - 2001)
By joining Minis Waikato you will be able to...
• Attend Events and meet other people who share a common interest
• Take advantage of the knowledge that mini enthusiasts gather over the years of driving and working on their own cars
• Get advice on how to do minor repairs on your mini/A series engine yourself. What you think may be a big job can sometimes be relatively easy with the right advice and tools
• Gain access to local knowledge on parts suppliers and recommendations on the best parts to use or avoid
• Get recommendations on mechanics that are familiar with the mini/A series engine and can do those repairs you don't want to do yourself
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