The NZGP Hydroplane Drivers Club have decided to cancel our first round of the Hydro Thunder Series at Mangakino on the 27-28 November 2021. We are very disappointed that we have to do this, but unfortunately thanks to the ongoing COVID situation, council restrictions, lockdowns in the Waikato and Auckland which affects a lot of drivers, rescue teams and officials we have very little choice but to cancel this event.
Downtown Tauranga January 2022 – After discussion with the Tauranga District Council and if we’d run an event under alert level 2 restrictions we’d have to follow the outdoor events rules, which means closing off the waterfront, security, scanning, safe distancing and so on. Working with the council we have decided to push this event out until 14-15 January 2023 with the hope that we might be in Level 1 by then.
With the cancellation of the Mangakino event and pushing Tauranga out until 2023 all going well our first event will be Lake Taupo January 29-30 2022. We will keep you updated if there are any further changes.
Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.

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