The SINDA club was founded initially as a Lada Owners club in
1991 by a group of enthusiastic and committed Niva owners.
Although the club initially catered for the owners of Nivaís,
all 4WD vehicles are welcome. All new members are welcome. SINDA
is an association of 4WD owners based in Christchurch. We are a
family orientated group, with a mixture of easy, medium and
The SINDA Club is a great place to meet others with an interest
in off-roading. We also provide a safe way to explore terrain,
which might otherwise be closed to individuals or even dangerous
to venture into alone. We enjoy and preserve nature with a read
We are a friendly group of people and encourage others to enjoy
our sport. We are usually the loudest bunch as well with good
support for anyone who is prepared to give it a go.
- To have fun and share our knowledge of places to take
our 4WDís in the South Island.
- To share mechanical knowledge of the 4WD, and to promote
longevity, safety and performance.
- To save money while accomplishing the above.
- To promote safe and conservation minded four-wheel
- To meet other people with similar interests.
Events, Weekend and Sunday day trips with a focus on being there
and supporting each other and 4wding in general. Training Days
and Fun Social events. We are a family orientated Club.
Mixed vehicle types mainly standard with some modifications. We
have a real mix of vehicles from the infamous Nivaís, loads of
Lnadcruiserís , some Isuzuís, Pajeroís, Muís, etc.
Local Charities and childrenís groups.
We encourage and support women drivers and Family days.
Every Third Wednesday of each month except December, 7.30pm at Papanui RSA lounge on right at entry.
55 Bellvue Ave, Papanui
Entry from 1 Harewood Road by St Pauls Church.
For more information on the SINDA 4wd club contact:
SINDA 4WD Club
P O Box 34