Category Archives: New Zealand
New Zealand goodbye
Report 19 March By Dirk Today we deliver the cars in Auckland at the shipper’s yard. We get up early and before we leave Chris and Erin in Glenbrook, Chris and Dirk still clean the radiator of the Model T. … Continue reading
Report 18 March By Steef To the reader This is my last report because it is the last day of this memorable journey for us. When we were with Eddie Buckley on March 13, I was moved by a statement … Continue reading
The last days with Steef en Greetje in New Zealand.
Report March 17 and 18 By Trudy Saturday, March 17th Chris and Dirk check whether the float of the new carburetor is still leaking. He does not leak anymore so this renewal has been approved by the mechanics. Meanwhile, there … Continue reading
A day at the family campsite Lawrence
Report 16 maart By Trudy It is a wonderful quiet place. Occasionally you can hear the train. In the morning Bryan and Lorraine leave but first the cars of Chris and Quinten are viewed. There is still a lot of … Continue reading
A day full of encounters.
Report 15 maart By Trudy During the club night last night, we met David Nordell, who invited us to come and drink coffee this morning and visit his Bugatti garage. Under the coffee arrived the reporter from the local newspaper … Continue reading
Day with an unexpected meeting in Cambridge.
Report 14 March By Trudy The care of the Model Tis more extensive today than in recent days. After the lubrication of all points and various controls now also the crosswise changing of the tires. This because of the wear … Continue reading
Up to the south to Lake Taupo
Report March 13 By Trudy After a delicious breakfast at Jim and Kaaren Smylie we go to the clubhouse of the Bay of Plenty Vintage Car Club for the “morning tea”. The Model T can now be admired. From Mr. … Continue reading
From the kiwi to the Bay of Plenty
Report 12 March By Trudy Don shows us the kiwi orchard. It is special to see how the kiwi’s grows Then Phoebe takes us to Te Puna Quarry park. Beautiful trees, plants, butterflies and art. Steef find an old … Continue reading
Driving on Dirk’s favourite roads
Report March 11 By Trudy Our campsite is full of dinosaurs (fortunately not living). Our grandson Wouter loves dinosaurs so I send some pictures to him first. Our goal today is Te Puna, about 100 km to go. That’s why … Continue reading
Report 10 March By Steef The sun shines exuberantly when we prepare for departure. Dirk files the hole where the pedal of the first gear goes through a bit bigger because the metal rubs along the wood. From a building … Continue reading