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Bill Davidson To Visit New Zealand For H.O.G Rally

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Bill Davidson To Visit New Zealand For H.O.G Rally And Harley-Davidson
110th Anniversary Celebration

Monday 14th January 2013: Bill Davidson, the great-grandson of Harley-Davidson co-founder, William A. Davidson, will visit New Zealand for the first time to join the iconic brand’s 110th Anniversary celebration in Auckland from 14th-16thFebruary 2013 for the 23rd NZ National Harley Owners Group (H.O.G) Rally.

Thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts are expected to flock to the Ellerslie Events Centre for the rally as part of the brand’s yearlong celebration of its 110th Anniversary and 30th Anniversary of H.O.G. The action-packed weekend will parallel a number of similar anniversary events in multiple cities across the world – from Auckland and Melbourne to Rome and Milwaukee that showcase the unity of Harley-Davidson riders and fans who come together to embrace the brand’s ability to fulfil the dreams of personal freedom.

Vice President of the Harley-Davidson Museum®, Bill Davidson said, “I am looking forward to the NZ National H.O.G. Rally and joining our fans in New Zealand in celebrating Harley-Davidson’s 110th Anniversary. It’s always a pleasure to meet, speak with and ride alongside Harley-Davidson enthusiasts.”

The 2013 NZ National H.O.G Rally will incorporate guided tours of the Auckland region, drag bike simulators, tech talks, Harley Demo Rides, rider formation displays, Chapter Games, local and international tattoo artists and the renowned Saturday Thunder Run. Each evening will feature star-studded entertainment such as “Give It A Girl,” the iconic NZ female band which includes Margaret Ulrich, Annie Crummer, Debbie Harwood and Sharon O’Neil.

Tickets for members of the public will be on sale from Tuesday 15th January.

Event and ticketing information on the NZ National H.O.G Rally is available at:

For further information on Harley-Davidson, please visit

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About Harley-Davidson Motor Company®
Harley-Davidson Motor Company produces heavyweight custom, cruiser and touring motorcycles and offers a complete line of Harley-Davidson motorcycle parts, accessories, riding gear and apparel, and general merchandise. For more information, visit Harley-Davidson’s website at

About Harley Owners Group®
The Harley Owners Group® (H.O.G) is the official motorcycle organisation from Harley-Davidson® which boasts a membership of one million people around the world united by one common passion: making the Harley-Davidson® dream a way of life.

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