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Join the anniversary celebrations.

Registrations still open for a limited time!


*Terms and conditions

1972 - 2022

2022 is a special year for Mack in New Zealand - it marks the 50th Year that Motor Truck Distributors commenced assembly and sales of Mack trucks in New Zealand. To mark the occasion, we have a celebratory weekend planned to bring together the people and trucks that helped make the Mack brand what it is in New Zealand today.

The weekend is open to everybody and looks a little something like this:

Pre-Match: Fri 21st Oct. 

Meet & greet, drinks & nibbles. Casual catch before the main event on Saturday. We will cover the nibbles. Anytime from 7pm. Cobb Hotel, (Balcony Bar), Princess St, Palmerston North.

Game Day: Sat 22nd Oct. 

Mack 50 Year Anniversary Truck Show. Taking place at Manfeild Park, Feilding. Held in conjunction with the Manawatu Car Club Octoberfast event, there will be a wide range of Mack Trucks on display with food stalls, raffles, merchandise, access to car & truck racing and much more. Event concludes with a track parade around the Manfeild racetrack.

For those of you who have not registered to bring a truck, there will be an admission fee (TBC) for access to the truck show and the car racing. Anytime between 9am – 4pm.

After Match: Sat 22nd Oct.

Drinks & platters, raffles & speeches. Held at the Awapuni Racecourse, Palmerston North. A chance to debrief after the event and catch up with friends, new and old.

$35 admission for food and 2 x drinks. Anytime from 7pm – 1am. 2 x admissions included in the Registration Pack for those bringing trucks to the daytime show. 

Recovery Session: Sun 23rd Oct.

Breakfast BBQ, MTD Mod Centre. Come along to a BBQ breakfast on us kindly sponsored by our aftersales partner Truckstops. 29 Malden St, Palmerston North. Anytime from 8:30am - 11:30am.

Registration to Bring Your Mack Still Open

We had strong interest and have a great selection of trucks registered to display at the event. We have decided to extend the opportunity to register to bring your Mack to display at the event. Note the Registration Pack now includes 2 x tickets to the ‘After Match’ event.

The Registration Pack costs $150 inc GST per truck and includes:

- Pass for 2 people into the show

- Merchandise including Tote Bag, Key Ring, Cap, Hydro Drink Bottle

- Personalised Commemorative Plaque unique to the event

- Food & beverage vouchers for lunch

- Entry, food & 2 x drinks at After Match Function

- Portion donated to charity chosen by the Manawatu Car Club

- Access to Car Racing Event

Register Your Interest


Register each truck separately.

Due to the high level of interest we cannot guarantee that all registrations can be accepted.

The more justification you provide the better.

Two people can accompany each truck registered.

All attendees will be required to follow the government recommended safety guidelines.

If the event cannot proceed on the 22nd of October to due Covid 19  we will endevour to postpone. If the event is unable to proceed any registration fees paid will be refunded in full.

1000th Mack

Check out this hard case footage of the 1000th Mack being assembled by MTD Trucks out of our Head Office at Malden St, Palmerston North. 

Part 1

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Part 3

Part 2

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