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Archive: 2019

0N0A6719 Enthusiast

19 December 2019

Holdens head North

Hot Holdens are already highly prized but the growing nostalgia for the marque means the tide is rising for the family versions, too.The demise of Holden Australia as we knew it in 2017 left a bitter taste in the mouths of the Holden faithful. In...

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G2 Enthusiast

7 December 2019

Hey mister! What’s it worth?

Collector Gary McNeill wears his heart on his sleeve and a spreadsheet on his tablet.It’s a bit surprising that Dunedin collector Gary McNeill has decided to sell this Plymouth Road Runner Superbird — surely one of the best in the world — because as...

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Thumbnail 3 Motorcycle

6 September 2019

9 motorcycle safety tips for new riders

Anyone who’s ever ridden on a motorcycle knows that it’s not just a lot more fun than driving, it’s also far more fuel-efficient. That means you get to save money while helping to keep the environment safer. Unfortunately, it also comes at a price....

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7 Series all model Automotive

1 September 2019

How much is that car in the window?

As Kiwis, we love driving and our vehicles are special to us. We customise them to our tastes and needs and keep them in good shape. But there are many factors that impact the true value of our cars.• How many of the same...

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HUD1 Automotive

1 September 2019

Heads Up, eyes on the road!

Head-up displays were first developed for use in military fighter jets, and double as both a tech and a safety feature. It’s intended to reduce dangerous distractions by displaying key information, such as speed and directions, directly into the driver’s line of sight. Like...

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download 2 Recipes / Food

1 September 2019

Herby Spring Chicken Pot Pie

Preparation time: 10minsCook time: 30 minsIngredients 2 tbsp olive oil, plus a little extra for brushing over the pastry 1 bunch spring onions, sliced into 3cm pieces 250gfrozen spinach 6 ready-cooked chicken thighs (or see tip, below) 350ml hot chicken stock ½ tbsp wholegrain mustard 200g frozen peas 200ml half-fat crème fraîche...

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HeardUsSeenUs Motorcycle

1 September 2019

Heard or seen us recently?

Have you heard our ad’s on the radio? Seen our flags at events around the country? Maybe we’ve popped up in your Facebook newsfeed?Just like any business that enjoys growth we have indentified that by targeting owners of motorcycles, caravans and classic cars directly...

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TI8E1867 PCollins 1200x797 Automotive

1 September 2019

Track Cover

Star Insurance has been at the forefront in providing insurance for drivers on the track. We continue to work with providers of driver training and track day events to develop underwriting criteria. Our staff are regular attendees at tracks around NZ, both to meet...

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