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New Zealand’s Foremost Historical Motoring Magazine

Beaded Wheels is the official national magazine for the Vintage Car Club of NZ (Inc)
For over 70 years Beaded Wheels has been the voice of the Vintage Car movement in New Zealand. During that time the magazine has developed into a quality colour glossy publication read by enthusiasts around the world at the same time meeting the needs of Vintage Car Club of New Zealand club members.

Published six times a year it contains up to 72 pages packed with information and articles for all those interested in maintaining and motoring our historic vehicles.
The magazine production is superb quality featuring lots of photographs reproduced in full colour in each issue.

• Restoration Stories
• Rally Reports
• Historical Features of vehicles, personalities and places
• Test Drive reports in our regular Behind the Wheel column
As well as lively debate in our mailbag column.

Subscribe today to receive the next issue of Beaded Wheels delivered right to your letterbox.


All Vintage Car Club members receive Beaded Wheels six times a year as part of their annual Club subscription. Our total circulation runs at about 10,000 copies per issue, which includes copies sold through newsstands and retailers throughout New Zealand and by subscription.

Back Issues

Back issues are available for most editions of Beaded Wheels. Contact either the VCC National Office or the Beaded Wheels office for details.

Click below to buy a digital copy of our latest issue or check out our subscriptions page to order a printed copy.

Beaded Wheels our club magazine is now available for purchase online  – click below to get your digital copy of our June/July issue (available 17 June), or click here to subscribe and receive a printed version straight to your letterbox.

Contributions and advertising for our August/September issue close on 26 June 2022

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