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    Southwards museum

    I used to pop in regularly but haven't for a while.Popped in yesterday and wow. They have built a new area dedicated to Len and Vera southward that is magic and modern, out in the main area there are...
  2. The airfield was constructed in record time using...

    The airfield was constructed in record time using seconded civilian and New Zealand Armed Forces engineers. Three heavy earth compacted runways up to 2,000 metres (6,600 ft) long were laid in the...
  3. yeah have to get onto it. It's not cheap to...

    yeah have to get onto it. It's not cheap to travel within nz anymore, my two rental car compaines have put their prices up, one tripled and the other quadrupled, flights are a lot deare, instead of...
  4. I beleive when it was built it had the longest...

    I beleive when it was built it had the longest runways. It was far enough inshore to not be shelled by warships I would guess is why it was put there. Ivan was a good friend of mine, I've got his old...
  5. that's actually the original programme fo the...

    that's actually the original programme fo the event, damn lucky to find that, it was in the Vintage Car Clubs archives. They have a lot of old programmes and initially had brushed this aside as a...
  6. quite a mission merging old aerial photos into...

    quite a mission merging old aerial photos into modern maps, first is to get them both to the same direction then get the scales to match. This on was harder as the black and white is made of more...
  7. https://www.google.com/maps/place/Te+Pirita,+Horor...

    https://www.google.com/maps/place/Te+Pirita,+Hororata+7783/@-43.6134545,171.9885226,1678m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x6d2de7b92ce06b6d:0x344f51e3b3267f98!8m2!3d-43.63434!4d171.893538
    there is a slight...
  8. sounds like you need one of my books....

    sounds like you need one of my books....
  9. closer to Dunners than the earlier posts about Mt...

    closer to Dunners than the earlier posts about Mt Maunganui and Ohakea. I think this thread morphed a wee while ago into more than just Dunedin.
  10. Not too long till Fathers day, sick of getting...

    Not too long till Fathers day, sick of getting socks? point this book out to your offspring and we'll get one sent pronto. Softcover $54 Wire bound touring edition great for on the road hunting down...
  11. There was a third version too, a more sweeping...

    There was a third version too, a more sweeping corner onto the front straight to make a higher front straight speed done ready for 1966.
  12. what programme do you want? got some Dunedin ones...

    what programme do you want? got some Dunedin ones to sort today
  13. wow, was he a bike man too? Do you think this...

    wow, was he a bike man too? Do you think this would have been a combined meeting, bikes and cars?
  14. Talking street races here, not straight line...

    Talking street races here, not straight line drags, also when they were discontinued the current quickest circuit cars in the country were competing, since then the quickest still haven't returned to...
  15. the hamilton V8's and wellington street races...

    the hamilton V8's and wellington street races were a bit differnt, multi million dollar events with wall to wall armco, not your average street race scenario
  16. it was i believe from the Car racing body, not...

    it was i believe from the Car racing body, not local. It was a very very long time before proper current racing cars took to the streets again, there were classic car meetings that came along. Was...
  17. Thread: Ohakea

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    i have copied it just needing an email address to...

    i have copied it just needing an email address to sort getting it too you please
  18. 550 out the door now, grab your copy for some...

    550 out the door now, grab your copy for some winter reading folks
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    Well it turns out there was Motorcycle racing at...

    Well it turns out there was Motorcycle racing at Queenstown one year despite your expert information, 157 circuits covered in the book, over 550 copies now sold
  20. it'll find it's way here, 1 in 1000 isn't the...

    it'll find it's way here, 1 in 1000 isn't the same odds as earlier versions, make the most of christmas as you can folks. I'll be walking around in circles not knowing what to do after spending the...
  21. Stuck for a christmas present for someone, or yourself?

    Ten working days till Christmas, and we know the roads will be mental with the auckland area opening up so grab your copy in the next couple of days to ensure delivery for Christmas, Many of us will...
  22. Grab you copy in the next couple of days folks to...

    Grab you copy in the next couple of days folks to ensure delivery before christmas....
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    still looking for 1952 and 1956-7 please people....

    still looking for 1952 and 1956-7 please people. have a lot of other programmes from many eras through nz to swap if that's what people prefer
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    thank you heaps, it was an early W plate we were...

    thank you heaps, it was an early W plate we were curious about so problem solved
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    Pre 1925 NZ number plate prefixes.

    Prior to 1925 each region had their own number plate prefix before the whole country ran one set up. Does anyone know where there maybe a list of the codes please?
    HW Hawera
    WG Wanganui
    WN...
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