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SBD NZ Finals 2012

The NZ International SBD Trust holds the NZ Franchise to the All American Soapbox Derby races in New Zealand and currently 4 Rotary Clubs host the races.

Finalists from these local races compete again in the NZ Finals with the NZ Champion racing again in Akron, USA in the AASBD finals.

All American Soapbox Derby 2012
Akron, Ohio
Saturday 21st July 2012

Gemma is bringing home a trophy!

Whilst the AASBD race didn't go so well (knocked out by a local) Gemma won the special International Race.

The team sent back a few photos as the week progressed For details of race week


Northcote Rotary SBD
Saturday 10 March
Kaipatiki Road, Glenfield

Northcote Rotary results
North Shore Times article
Waitakere Rotary Club Bulletin - includes Northcote race photos

Northcote Rotary website


Waitakere Rotary SBD
Sunday 18 March 9am to 2:30pm
Westgate Drive

SBD page
SBD articles
SBD results
SBD Newsletters

Waitakere prizes
Breakfast TV photos
Breakfast TV video - see below
Corporate Car photos
Waitakere Race Day photos

Whenuapai School Photos

Waitakere Rotary website
Enquiries to:

  Whangaparaoa Rotary SBD

Saturday 24 March
Brightside Road
Stanmore Bay

Whangaparaoa Race Finals Race Results

Whangaparaoa Race 1a Results
Whangaparaoa Race 1b Results
Whangaparaoa Race 1 Total Results

NZ Race Director Terry Clarkson on Radio NZ

Whangaparaoa Photos

Whangaparaoa SBD Facebook

Hibiscus Matters Articles
Rodney Times Article

Whangaparaoa Rotary website


Auckland East Rotary SBD
Saturday 31 March
Stonefields Road, St Johns

East and Bays Courier Article

Meadowbank Team Race Day Photos

Auckland East Rotary Facebook with photos

Auckland East Rotary website


NZ SBD Finals
Sunday 1 April
9am start, finish approx 2pm
Stonefields Avenue, St Johns

Articles and Photos:

Nor-West News: Riverhead Scouts Article
Nor-West News: Video Clip

East and Bays Courier: NZ Finals Article

ITM Team Race Day Photos

Waitakere Rotary weekly Newsletter - contains photos of the Finals


  • Race 4 - Finals
  • Race 4A
  • Race 4B


  • Race 3 - 3rd Race results
  • Race 3A
  • Race 3B


  • Race 2 - 2nd Race results
  • Race 2A
  • Race 2B


  • Race 1 - 1st Race results
  • Race 1A
  • Race 1B


Opening Parade Program
Race Day Program
Superstock Race Draw - Race 1A

East Auckland Race Track:
Photos from 2011 showing layout

Breakfast TV

Prior to the Waitakere Soapbox Derby Tamati Coffey and the Breakfast TV crew came to visit. His interview with the kids - and trip down Westgate Drive in one of our adult cars follows:

Stonefields Road Site Map:

Available in the Netball Courts parking areas or on neighbouring streets.

American Soapbox Derby News


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