Tags: beach-hop

Posted 30 Mar 2015, 9:03am by Brent Shaw with 0 comments

Event - Beach Hop 2015 Kombi Cruise

Tags: events, cruises, shows, beach hop, vw, kombi, beetle, brent shaw

Kayte and I were invited to check out a small gathering of VWs on Friday evening at Beach Hop 15. After taking a few quick snaps, we were also treated to a ride in 'Rusty' - the black VW from Lovedubs - Kombi Hire that was also the wedding car for the Beach Hop wedding couple winners...

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Posted 03 Apr 2014, 3:19pm by Brent Shaw with 0 comments

Event > Beach Hop 14

Tags: events, beach hop, whangamata, siggy eichholz, terri cave, brent shaw

The 14th annual Sony Beach Hop event was held once again at the beachside town of Whangamata from the 26th-30th of March. This was our 4th trip to the Hop, and I'd have to say it was my favourite so far. We arrived just before sunset on the Friday evening, after travelling at a leisurely pace from Hamilton and stopping off at Paeroa for some fish and chips on the way...

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Posted 10 Apr 2012, 4:12pm by Brent Shaw with 0 comments

Event > Beach Hop 2012 - Sunday Wrap-Up

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To conclude our coverage of Beach Hop 2012, here are some of the highlights from Sunday's Nostalgia Fair & Car Show, as well as the entrants major prize draw...

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Posted 06 Apr 2012, 3:30pm by Brent Shaw with 0 comments

Event > Beach Hop 2012 - Saturday Night Cruise

Tags: brent shaw, events, beach hop, scott saunders

There was plenty more action on Saturday night at Beach Hop, as cars continued to fill the streets of Whangamata and rock and roll music was played live at various spots in town...

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Posted 05 Apr 2012, 12:01am by Brent Shaw with 0 comments

Event > Beach Hop 2012 - Saturday Parade (Part 2)

Tags: brent shaw, events, beach hop

Following on from Part 1 of our coverage of the Beach Hop Saturday Parade, here is the owner of the twin-supercharged rod that I mentioned in my last post. I heard a few people say that he had purple hair last year. I wonder what colour we'll see at Beach Hop 2013?

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Posted 03 Apr 2012, 9:36pm by Brent Shaw with 0 comments

Event > Beach Hop 2012 - Saturday Parade (Part 1)

Tags: brent shaw, beach hop, events

Saturday morning began with the sound of V8s rolling past our campsite, and after a leisurely breakfast we headed over to the main strip of Whangamata to watch the Saturday Parade...

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Posted 02 Apr 2012, 9:32pm by Brent Shaw with 2 comments

Event > Beach Hop 2012 - Friday Night

Tags: brent shaw, events, beach hop

After finally getting to Beach Hop last year for the first time and thoroughly enjoying ourselves (despite the bad weather), we made sure that it was on our list of things to do again this year...

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