50 relations: Abner Doble, Alfred Price (engineer), Bay of Islands Vintage Railway, Blenheim Riverside Railway, Brierley Investments, Bush Tramway Club, Canterbury Railway Society, Downer Group, Dunedin Railways, Eastern and Oriental Express, Flax in New Zealand, Fordson, Glenbrook Vintage Railway, Goldfields Railway, Heisler locomotive, International Standard Serial Number, KiwiRail, Mainline Steam Heritage Trust, Messrs. Smyth Brothers' Tramway, Meyer locomotive, Ministry of Works and Development, Museum of Transport and Technology, New Zealand Railways Department, New Zealand TR class locomotive, NZR A class (1906), NZR AB class, NZR BB class, NZR WAB class, NZR WF class, Ocean Beach Railway, Ohai, Ohakune, Onehunga, Otira, Pahiatua Railcar Society, Picton, New Zealand, Pleasant Point Museum and Railway, Shanty town, Silver Star (NZR train), Silver Stream Railway, SteamRail Wanganui, Stroud, Thames Branch, Thames, New Zealand, The Plains Vintage Railway & Historical Museum, Waimea Plains Railway, Waiorongomai Tramway, Wairarapa Railway Restoration Society, Waitara Railway Preservation Society, Weka Pass Railway.
Abner Doble (March 26, 1890 – July 17, 1961) was an American mechanical engineer who built and sold steam-powered automobiles as Doble Steam Cars.
Alfred Price (1838–1907) was a New Zealand manufacturing engineer.
The Bay of Islands Vintage Railway Trust (BOIVRT) is a heritage railway in Kawakawa, in Northland in New Zealand.
The Blenheim Riverside Railway (BRRS or BRR) is a narrow gauge heritage railway in Blenheim, New Zealand.
Brierley Investments Limited (BIL) was established by New Zealand investment veteran Sir Ron Brierley in 1961 and in 1985 listed on stock exchanges in Australia, England, and New Zealand (ASX, LSE, NZSX) and grew to become one of the biggest – and for a time most successful and glamorous – companies in the 1980s.
The Bush Tramway Club is a heritage railway 12 km west of Huntly along the Rotowaro Road, in the Waikato region of New Zealand.
The Canterbury Railway Society is an organisation of railway enthusiasts based in the Canterbury region of New Zealand's South Island, best known for their operation of The Ferrymead Railway at the Ferrymead Heritage Park.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
Downer Group is an integrated services company that designs, builds and sustains assets, infrastructure and facilities for customers in Australia and New Zealand.
The Dunedin Railways (formerly the Taieri Gorge Railway) is an operator of a railway line and tourist trains based at Dunedin Railway Station in the South Island of New Zealand.
The Eastern & Oriental Express is a luxury train that carries passengers between Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand.
New Zealand flax describes the common New Zealand perennial plants Phormium tenax and Phormium colensoi, known by the Māori names harakeke and wharariki respectively.
Fordson was a brand name of tractors and trucks.
The Glenbrook Vintage Railway (GVR) is a heritage steam railway in Glenbrook, New Zealand.
The Goldfields Railway is a heritage railway that operates between Waihi and Waikino in the Bay of Plenty region of New Zealand's North Island.
The Heisler locomotive was the last variant of the three major types of geared steam locomotive Charles L. Heisler receiving a patent for the design in 1892, following the construction of a prototype in 1891.
An International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) is an eight-digit serial number used to uniquely identify a serial publication.
KiwiRail Holdings Limited is a New Zealand State-owned enterprise responsible for rail operations in New Zealand.
The Mainline Steam Heritage Trust is a New Zealand organisation devoted to the restoration and operation of historic New Zealand Railways mainline steam locomotives.
A Meyer locomotive is a type of articulated locomotive.
The New Zealand Ministry of Works and Development, formerly the Department of Public Works and often referred to as the Public Works Department or PWD, was founded in 1876 and disestablished and privatised in 1988.
The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT) is a science and technology museum located in Western Springs, Auckland, New Zealand.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
The New Zealand Railways Department, NZR or NZGR (New Zealand Government Railways) and often known as the "Railways", was a government department charged with owning and maintaining New Zealand's railway infrastructure and operating the railway system.
The New Zealand TR class is a class of diesel shunting locomotives built by many different manufacturers.
The A class were steam locomotives built in 1906 with a 4-6-2 wheel arrangement for New Zealand's national railway network, and described by some as the most handsome engines to run on New Zealand rails.
The NZR AB class was a class of 4-6-2 Pacific tender steam locomotive that operated on New Zealand's national railway system.
The BB class of steam locomotives comprised 30 engines operated by New Zealand Railways in the North Island of New Zealand.
The WAB class locomotives were steam locomotives designed, built and used by New Zealand Railways Department.
The New Zealand WF class were steam locomotives designed, built and used by New Zealand Railways Department.
The Ocean Beach Railway (OBR) is a heritage railway that operates in Dunedin, New Zealand.
Ohаi is a town in the Southland region of New Zealand's South Island, 65 kilometres northwest of Invercargill and 25 kilometres west of Winton.
Ohakune is a small town in the North Island of New Zealand, situated 215 kilometres north of Wellington and 292 kilometres south of Auckland.
Onehunga is a suburb of Auckland in New Zealand and the location of the Port of Onehunga, the city's small port on the Manukau Harbour.
Otira is a small township fifteen kilometres north of Arthur's Pass in the central South Island of New Zealand.
The Pahiatua Railcar Society (PRS) is a society located in Pahiatua, New Zealand, dedicated to the restoration of railcars and other locomotives and rolling stock formerly operated by the New Zealand Railways Department.
Picton (Waitohi) is a town in the Marlborough Region of New Zealand's South Island.
The Pleasant Point Museum and Railway is a heritage railway located in the small country town of Pleasant Point in southern Canterbury, New Zealand, inland from Timaru.
A shanty town or squatter area is a settlement of improvised housing which is known as shanties or shacks, made of plywood, corrugated metal, sheets of plastic, and cardboard boxes.
X 2608 (now DXB 5097) hauling the Silver Star during the 1970s. --> The Silver Star was a luxury passenger train that ran overnight between Auckland and Wellington on the North Island Main Trunk railway of New Zealand.
Silver Stream Railway is a heritage railway at Silverstream in the Hutt Valley near Wellington, New Zealand.
SteamRail Wanganui is a railway preservation society based in Wanganui, New Zealand.
Stroud is a market town and civil parish in the centre of Gloucestershire, England.
The Thames Branch railway line connected Thames, New Zealand, with Hamilton and was originally part of the East Coast Main Trunk railway.
Thames (Hauraki) is a town at the southwestern end of the Coromandel Peninsula in New Zealand's North Island.
The Plains Vintage Railway & Historical Museum is a heritage railway and recreated historic village located inside the Tinwald Domain, Tinwald, New Zealand.
The Waimea Plains Railway was a secondary railway line (not a branch line) that linked the towns of Lumsden and Gore in northern Southland, New Zealand.
The Piako County Tramway was built in 1882-83, just south of Te Aroha.
The Wairarapa Railway Restoration Society is a railway heritage and preservation community group in the town of Carterton, in the Wairarapa district of New Zealand's North Island.
The Waitara Railway Preservation Society is a society established in 1999 to operate a heritage railway over the former Waitara Industrial Branch Railway that operated between Lepperton and Waitara in the New Plymouth District of New Zealand's North Island.
The Weka Pass Railway is a New Zealand heritage railway based in Waipara, North Canterbury.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.