Kenworth 100 set to be a biggie

In Kenworth, News1 MinutesBy NZ Trucking magazineJuly 28, 2023

The Kenworth 100 show is set to break all records, with registrations coming thick and fast.

In the two weeks since registrations for the much-anticipated event opened, 327 trucks have signed up to take part – surpassing the NZ 50 Year event held in 2014.

Set to take place on Waitangi weekend 2024 at Mystery Creek, the Kenworth-only event marks the brand’s 100 year worldwide milestone.

“The interest we’ve had, and the number of trucks registered, is proof that the brand has lasting appeal to a new generation of drivers and truck owners,” said Richard Smart, general sales manager at Southpac Trucks.

“We chose the Mystery Creek venue because it means we can host everything from the single truck classic through to New Zealand’s largest KW fleets,” he said. “Our industry knows to expect something special from a Kenworth event, and true to form we have planned a range of merchandise for trucks in the show – people won’t want to miss this, so early registration is encouraged.”

Interest in the event has been so high that the team have put together a Frequently Asked Questions page. Go to to find the link.