National Convention 2006

The 27th National Mustang Convention was hosted by the Manawatu Mustang Owners Club in Palmerston North  on 20-23rd Oct 2006. 
 124 cars and 240 people registered, making it the same size as last years Auckland Convention.

For the judging results and other prizes from the convention click here
For pictures of cars in the car show Go here

For the sponsor listing click here

Coverage of the convention has also been generated by some of the clubs

Waikato coverage is here
(Send me your club write ups and I will add to the list)


Thursday/Friday Car Preparation & Registration

The convention was headquartered at the Kingsgate Hotel.   Cars arrived throughout the two days and received their ritual cleaning and grooming for the Saturday show-day. The weather on Friday was (unlike the rest of the weekend!) gloriously fine.

Saturday Car Show

 Car show pics are here

Judging results are here 

 Saturday Evening



About 50 cars assembled in pouring rain Sunday morning at 9.00am for the "Cruise-Quest", followed by lunch at Newbury.

 Story and Pics here


Sunday Evening Prize Giving, Dinner and Dance

Sunday evening was the prize giving and dinner/dance. The event theme was "The letter M".

 Click here to download the PowerPoint prize giving presentation : (Warning - big file.. 5.4 MB)

Other pictures from the evening are here

Monday Morning Breakfast and Farewells

The traditional cooked breakfast was very popular on Monday morning.


If you would like a CD with pictures taken by Manawatu members and others who have offered them to us,
please send an email to Mark Beel, at  


Many thanks to the following contributors of text and/or pictures for this coverage:
Jo Ferris and Justin Carroll
Con and Karl Faber

Ron and Sue Dewsnap
Ken Smith
Grant Bradley