Projects

Oct05

Burrell Steam Traction Engine

PROJECT - FULL STEAM AHEADThe 1908 8hp Burrell steam Traction engine's boiler needed expensive repairs. It has been exchanged for a 1901 Burrell steam engine which is running and we have purchased the trailor that goes with it.
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Oct05

Upper Waihou Valley School

PROJECT - EDUCATION CENTERThe picture is of school children of 1900's at the adjoining Utakura school. The Upper Waihou Valley school has been donated to the Village but we need funding to move it to the village and restore it. When it is restored it...
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Oct05

Ngapuhi Flag Station Restoration

PROJECT - FLAG STATIONThe picture is of the first train(named Taiamai) to reach Kaikohe when the railway was declared open by Prime Minister W F Massey in 1914. About 5 km south of Kaikohe was the small Flag station at Ngapuhi . This was a station that...
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