• Biggest 50s and 60s

A Hospice South Canterbury Fundraiser

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17th March 2022

17th March 2022

Levels Raceway Fun

With three different grades of cruising on the track there is something for everyone in our Levels Raceway day. Get to cruise the track with your friends in your car, a fun day out for everyone and every type of vehicle.

18th March 2022

18th March 2022

Geraldine.nz Friday Cruise

Join us on Friday for the first of our cruises. We leave Caroline Bay to cruise to the picturesque town of Geraldine. There will be plenty happening on the village green, and Geraldine Auto Restorations will have their hall of fame open. Relax and enjoy this very special part of South Canterbury.

18th March 2022

18th March 2022

Friday Night Cruise

Friday night we have the Main Street Cruise. A highlight for many this will take you through the main streets of Timaru, Pleasant Point and Temuka. Wave to the crowds, make some noise and take in the awesome atmosphere. Stop in Temuka for the Main Street Party, it's all about the atmosphere and they have all come out to see you and your amazing vehicles.

19th March 2022

19th March 2022


Saturday is the big show and shine gala day, with cars on display at Caroline Bay. Stalls, bands, food, competitions, Best Dressed Awards and the funky fashion parade. We finish with the vehicle prizegiving and the Lucky Ticket draw. There will be plenty to entertain everyone. Saturday opens to the public from 10am to 4pm.

18th & 19th  March 2022

18th & 19th March 2022

Friday & Saturday Night

Party With Us

Rock your nights away with us. Friday night we have our Piston's and Petticoat'e's Rock and Roll Party in The Caroline Bay Hall. Rock and Roll to New Zealands Premier Rock and Roll entertainer Che Orton and his band Four on the Floor. Saturday night party with us again with our very own band Shalow accompanied by Doug Blakie. These guys really know how to rock the night away and will provide you a night to remember.

20th March 2022

20th March 2022


Join us back down the Bay for breakfast in the Hall from 8am. Then we take a leisurely cruise to Oamaru to enjoy the old victorian precinct. For those who have tour tickets booked you can enjoy your tour of Riverstone castle.

Hospice South Canterbury

Hospice South Canterbury is proud to bring you the Caroline Bay Rock and Hop.

Not only is this an essential fundraiser for our local Hospice but it also allows us to showcase our fabulous district. If you would like to learn more about our hospice please feel free to have a look at our website.

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  • Timaru District Council
  • Venture Timaru
  • Ellis-Lea Farms
  • DB Breweries
  • SPF Websites
  • The Breeze
  • Geraldine Auto Restorations
  • Heartland Potato Chips
  • Highlands Logo Large
  • Mitre 10 Mega Timaru
  • MTF Finance Timaru
  • RRT
  • Alpine Energy
  • Muscle Car Parts
  • Simon Waldron Earthmoving
  • RD Petroleum
  • BNT
  • Auto Loan Services
  • Movie Max Digital
  • Fulton Hogan
  • Sjallen
  • Z Caroline Bay
  • Timaru Rock and Roll Club
  • Silver Fern Farms
  • Pak N Save
  • Timaru Signs and Graphix
  • Lakestone Lodge
  • Pro Med

2022 Rock & Hop

17th March 2022 - Thursday
18th March 2022 - Friday
19th March 2022 - Saturday
20st March 2022 - Sunday

About Us

Hospice South Canterbury is proud to bring you the Caroline Bay Rock and Hop.