Western Bays in the Media

Our members and activities are frequently in the local news, fortunately it is for all the right reasons. Have a browse through the articles and find out more about our work around the local community.

The capital’s finest on display at Petrolheads @ Porirua

The capital’s finest on display


For the last five or so years, Western Bays Street Rodders Inc have held their Petrolheads @ Porirua Hot Rod Show, and each and every year running has been bigger and better than the last. In fact, the formula was so successful........ continue reading

Kingi of the road: One man's love affair with his 1975 Holden ute

Kingi of the road: One man's love affair with his 1975 Holden ute


To say Matt Kingi takes pride in his machines is an understatement. The Aotea resident is gearing up for the Petrolheads@Porirua Hot Rod Show on August 28. While he was hoping to unveil........ continue reading

Custom classics on show at Porirua car show

Custom classics on show at Porirua car show


It was petrolhead heaven in Porirua when the Western Bay Street Rodders car show roared into town. More than 100 vehicles were on display, from Chevys from the 1950s to customised hot rod classics........ continue reading

Porirua Hot Rod Show parks up in new venue

Porirua Hot Rod Show parks up in new venue


It may be 85 years old, but it gives Neil Robertson as much of a thrill as he experienced during his drag racing days. The Judgeford resident has rebuilt a 1930 Model A Coupe over the past two years........ continue reading

Street Rodders stick with Flynn

Street Rodders stick with Flynn


Happy distraction has come in the form of the Western Bay Street Rodders club, who "adopted" the Brodies as their cause for 2012 after hearing about Flynn......... continue reading

Classy chassis for everyone to enjoy

Classy chassis for everyone to enjoy


One of the highlights will be two drag cars from Hamilton; they're pretty amazing. We have a lot of bikes this year and plenty of other impressive vehicles........ continue reading

Hot rodders rev up for Flynn

Hot rodders rev up for Flynn


Flynn Brodie has some tough-looking hot rodders in his corner now. As reported by Kapi-Mana News last month, the Titahi Bay 2-year-old is stricken with rare........ continue reading