On 5 August 1914 the New Zealand Government declared war on Germany. As the country's largest state agency, its largest employer and effectively its biggest business, New Zealand Railways (NZR) was one the most ... read more
Retro and vintage boats are a picturesque reminder of an elegant time past, when beauty, form and style ruled. They are the beautiful classic car or stunning hot rod of the lakes and sea, and they are becoming increasingly sought a... read more
The popularity of the fighter aircraft used in World War II is huge in New Zealand, as evidenced by the enormous crowds that turn up for events such as Warbirds over Wanaka – over 80,000 peopl... read more
A popular history of that essential piece of farm equipment - the tractor - in New Zealand, including profiles of specific vintage tractors that have been lovingly restored by their owners. A look back at how the... read more
The fascinating history of the last surviving 19th century merchantman sailing ship, from construction on the Ganges to preservation in Picton. The Edwin Fox carried troops to the Crimean War, Chinese coolies to Cuba, convicts to Australia, and immigrants to Nelson.
|Author:||Errol W. Martyn|
Volume One: Ideas, first flight attempts and the aeronauts 1868-1909. Volplane Press in association with the Aviation Historical Society of New... read more