If it's got Wheels or Tracks
you can put it on show

earthmoving practice day - Friday 7 April
main show - Saturday 8 & Sunday 9 April 2023

Now's your time to shine, finish that project and show off your pride and joy. It's time to start your engine! And come join us for a spin around the parade ground. Or simply polish your chrome - and show & shine. It's up to you. We'd love to have your unique machine on display.

Enter Your Wheels

If you'd like to exhibit a truck, tractor, car, motorbike, stationary engine or anything with wheels or tracks you should enter online.

Every entry received a FREE Pass to Highlands National Motorsports Museum.

One 3 Day Enthusiast Pass includes you and as many wheels or tracks that you can bring on a trailer or truck!

You can buy discounted 3 Day supporters passes here too.

Kids 12 & Under Go FREE!


Stay at Wheels at Wanaka

A limited number of self-contained motorhome sites are available to exhibiting enthusiasts, trade stalls and volunteers. A per person pass fee covers you for the entire Easter weekend.

Learn more about camping at Wheels at Wanaka.

Tractor and Truck Pull Competition

Match your mighty machine against the best, introducing New Zealand’s only official CLAAS Harvest Centre tractor, traction engine and truck pull competition

LR 75 - the Land Rover 75th Anniversary Rally

Join us for an action-packed Land Rover 75th Anniversary Rally with exclusive off-road safaris exploring seldom accessed high-country stations around Wanaka.

Exhibitor's Instructions

What you need to know before you go...

Find out where, when and how you are going to join the Wheels at Wanaka show with your pride and joy.

Shakedown in the Shed Awards

Free entry, live band, prizes & awards, food & booze, auctions & more!

Saturday, 8 April
5pm till late
Central Machine Hire Tractor Shed

Click to see the Shakedown program

Tractor Drivers Club

Wheels at Wanaka Tractor Drivers Club Registrations Now CLOSED

As of 5pm March 31st online registrations are now closed. No on-the-day sign ups permitted. To register for the Wheels at Wanaka Tractor Club 2025 please email volunteer@wheelsatwanaka.co.nz

If you'd like to drive a tractor in the parades but you don't have your own tractor on show, you can register to join the Tractor Drivers Club for a fee of $20.  

The Membership Fee gives you access to;
- the unique experience of driving a quality vintage tractor from the amazing Wheels at Wanaka collection
- pre-event tractor club meetings, practice drives - to select, and get to know your tractor engine sessions
- entry to the Terra Cat Earthmoving Practice Day, the Shakedown in the Shed awards evening and the opportunity to camp onsite with fellow enthusiasts
- Highlands, proud Gold Partner of Wheels at Wanaka, is providing all entrants who book their wheels, engines or machines online ONE FREE PASS to the Highlands National Motorsport Museum, valued at $30.
- Tractor Club Hub at the event including free refreshments, a green high viz vest, onsite transportation and seating close to the parade ground.

Tractor Club Meet Up -  Central Machine Hire, Tractor Shed - 135 Ballantyne Road Wanaka

1. Sunday, 12 March from 5pm - 6pm
2. Monday, 3 April from 8.00am - 10.00am (or until you need to leave i.e. if you're on a Volunteer Shift)

This is your opportunity to check out what's available to drive and get to know the machine.

Please Note:
1. To be eligible for tractor club membership you must agree to our Terms & Conditions, including a driving test and you must be fit and healthy - being able to walk at least 200m.

2. This is NOT a volunteer role. If you wish to do more than drive a tractor in the parades, such as drive one of the Fulton Hogan Hop-on-Hop off FREE min-busses transferring people around the event or help with pack-in and pack-out or any venue preparation then please fill out the volunteer form instead – please include your preferred roles and a note that you're available to drive tractors in the parade as well.

The Schist Easter Enduro X - presented by CDL Building Wanaka

Find and more and register below:

Exhibitor's Conditions of Entry

All exhibitors must abide by and agree with our Terms and Conditions which can be downloaded here.

Buy Merchandise Online

Buy shirts, t-shirts, polos, hats and more from our limited edition range either at the show or on our online shop.

Visit the shop for more details of what's on offer.

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