1983 - 5th National Ford Mustang Convention

THE VERY FIRST - 1983 National Mustang club convention hosted by the Canterbury Mustang Owners Club in Christchurch.

Roy McRobie CMOC President 1983

  • CMOC was less than 2 yrs old when planning began
  • 60 attendees, 26 from Canterbury. 70 Mustangs on display. Strong NI interest, their first Convention in SI
  • Comprehensive program including Pioneer Stadium car show, drags at Wigram, full scale awards presentation, dress up and dancing
  • Warren Bruce’s ‘64 scooped People’s Choice,Best Paint and Best Engine. This Mustang subsequently owned by Ray and Gail Spencer
  • Other notable attendees included Glen and Kathryn Martin, Colin Reed, and Robyn Quinn (Gifford)
Warren Bruce 1983 Convention
1983 Convention

 The photo above shows some cars on a SI tour after convention. (Photos courtesy of James Gun of the Taranaki Mustang Club)

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