Even COVID couldn’t stop Big Boys Toys from going ahead and boy, am I glad it did!
Taranaki is a great New Zealand destination easily reachable by car. There is lots to see and do and the Devon Hotel in New Plymouth is a great place to start.
For those of us that have had the pleasure in attending an event or experience created by renowned auto-industry Corporate Affairs veteran Ed Finn, it comes as no surprise that he has now revealed bold new plans for his future following his departure from Holden. Finn is establishing AmpedPR, a one-stop-shop for all public relations […]
It’s always a plus when your BMW media invite begins with ‘Meet at Mechanics bay.’ This location generally means a Helicopter ride to an event that will undoubtedly be something rather special. In this case, I was correct with the event but thanks to the weather gods not playing ball, incorrect with the chopper. Still […]
Passport – check, Ticket – check, Thermals packed – check, thrill-seeking, adrenaline-junkie attitude ready to be unleashed – check, guess I’m ready for BMW M Town! Recently, an advertising campaign was created to embrace the monumental features and thrills that BMW M cars deliver. With emotive headlines the likes of “Too Loud, Too Low, Too […]
Last week I managed to get along to New Zealand’s Land Rover Experience – Yes I do know how lucky I am! The events have been held around the country and in my humble opinion, are the perfect way to showcase the capability and range of both Land Rover and Range Rover. I was invited […]
A BMW experience Over easter; BMW invited me to Seoul to stretch the legs of their M-Sport range on the tarmac of its Driving Centre in Incheon, South Korea. It was a once in-a-lifetime opportunity that I sure wasn’t going to ‘passover’! For those of you that don’t know, here’s a brief history lesson. Officially founded […]
You may be fully aware that Ford have been in the business of making cars since 1908 but what you may not know is that they have been making SUV’s for over a half a century too. When they introduced the original Ford Bronco in 1965 with a press release touting a “completely new line […]
Ferrari at Bathurst 12 hour The Ferrari Australasia family invited me to spend four days with them in Bathurst sampling their cars, their racing team and their overwhelming hospitality; I have now started my adoption process. We arrived early; actually VERY early; at the Elizabeth Street Showroom in Sydney for vehicle allocation and departure to […]
As I write this, I am at the pool of the Grand Hyatt hotel in Bali. I’m telling you this not just to rub it in (although there is of course a degree of that) but it’s really to emphasize the hospitality shown to me by my new friend in the Telco market, Huawei. Who? […]