Category: NZ History
From the sleek futuristic McLaren M8A to the missile-shaped RA Vanguard, these are New Zealand's Historic Racing Cars in all their full-colour, tire-burning glory! Historic New Zealand Racing Cars reveals the fascinating histories of eighteen cars whose stories are intertwined with our motoring history. ...Show 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 after by Kiwi boaties. Within these pages author Don Jessen presents a hig ...Show more
Category: Trucks & Machines
Filled with stories and photographs gathered from the people involved in the transport industry in and around Taumarunui. From the early days when trucks were so overloaded and underpowered they were always in low gear, to today's powerful trucks travelling mostly in overdrive.
In the tradition of The Perfect Storm and Into Thin Air, Rachel Slade's Into the Raging Sea is a nail-biting account of the sinking of the container ship El Faro, the crew of thirty-three who perished onboard, and the destructive forces of globalisation that put the ship in harm's way. On October 1, 201 ...Show more