The New Zealand Vintage Machinery Club celebrated its 20th anniversary with a three-day rally at Aylesbury, near Christchurch, at the weekend. Rain on Friday put a dampener on proceedings and made the ground soft under feet, but the sun came out on Saturday, much to the relief of organisers. Skip to main content.
This museum is run by the enthusiastic volunteers of the Kaipara Vintage Machinery Club. They will They will show you around the museum and explain the numerous exhibits.
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We are a family oriented club is based in Canterbury, New Zealand established to promote the preservation of vintage machinery and associated memorabilia. Our club has been expanding ever since its establishment in and now have a base at Keating Park where we have an impressive range of vintage machinery and memorabilia. Our club is very active and runs numerous events including auctionsdisplays, ploughing competitions, and rallies. There are also regular meetingsoften featuring a speaker with a topic of interest to the club.
The most impressive display is the large 38 horsepower diesel Ruston engine. This engine dates back to when it was installed at the Kempthorne Prosser fertiliser works at Burnside. It has been extensively rebuilt and with its large 6-foot diameter flywheel running at rpm is certainly a sight to behold.
The Case and Vintage Farm Machinery Club caters for enthusiasts of all makes and types of vintage machinery. While based in Christchurch city population of approx. The Canterbury region, in the center of the South Island is a highly productive farming area, producing sheep, cattle, deer, dairy, arable, horticulture and forestry products.
Back To Whats On. Taranaki Vintage Machinery Club present the 7th bi-annual Hay Day Festival, with live demonstrations, events, exhibits and other attractions. Held every second year, the event returns to the Honnor property on Waitara Road, Brixton, Waitara for
Jump to navigation. The rally is only held every four years. It's going to be at a new venue, Clareville Showgrounds.
Age doesn't get in the way of a good machine doing its job, says Lance Mullin, secretary of the Taranaki Vintage Machinery Club. To prove this, the club is holding a Vintage Machinery Working Weekend, where members of the public can watch and learn as a wide range of machines do the work they were designed to do, many years ago. Lance says people will have the opportunity to see a wide range of these well-loved machines at work, along with some static displays.