New Zealand

  • Buying a Massey Ferguson 135

    Buying a Massey Ferguson 135

    Chris Graham on 12th December 2021

    Chris Graham profiles the Massey Ferguson 135; a universally popular model that may just represent the perfect first-timer's tractor.

  • Classic trams and trolleybuses

    Classic trams and trolleybuses

    Chris Graham on 3rd June 2021

    Phil Barnes spotlights some classic trams and trolleybuses from the collection at the Toitū Otago Settlers Museum in Dunedin, New Zealand.

  • Classic cranes in New Zealand

    Classic cranes in New Zealand

    Chris Graham on 13th May 2021

    Phil Barnes found three classic cranes in New Zealand, while visiting the Ferrymead Heritage Park, in Christchurch.

  • 1926 Petter-Reavell compressor unit

    1926 Petter-Reavell compressor unit

    Chris Graham on 8th May 2021

    Patrick Knight provides a little history relating to a 1926 Petter-Reavell compressor unit that’s now in New Zealand.

  • Land Rover-based fire appliances

    Land Rover-based fire appliances

    Chris Graham on 27th April 2021

    Ron Henderson tells the story of some very interesting but comparatively rare Land Rover-based fire appliances.

  • 1914 American-built steam locomotive  

    1914 American-built steam locomotive  

    Chris Graham on 22nd February 2021

    Phil Barnes reports on the life and eventual rescue of a 1914, American-built steam locomotive in New Zealand. The Climax loco in its present home, where its thankfully undergoing a restoration under the stewardship of The Climax 1317 Trust. (Pic:…

  • Dunedin Gas Works Museum visit

    Dunedin Gas Works Museum visit

    Chris Graham on 1st April 2020

    The Dunedin Gas Works Museum, in New Zealand’s second largest city on the South Island, is packed with fascinating machinery and information, as Phil Barnes discovers.

  • An unnerving underwater threat

    An unnerving underwater threat

    Chris Graham on 27th January 2020

    Mike Williams tells the fascinating story of how the suggestion of an unnerving underwater threat nearly proved disastrous for the British Navy in 1914.