Rangitoto Escape

Escape from Rangitoto Island For nearly 3 months in early 1926 a party of 12 short-sentence “good conduct” prisoners from Mount Eden Prison had been on Rangitoto Island engaged in a work-party...

4 Who Served in World War One

4 Who Served in World War One Centenary celebrations of the First World war (1914-18) recalled four people I knew who served. I researched their backgrounds and found interesting careers worthy of...

Dennis – I want One Of My Own!

The 1930 Dennis Dart:  “I Want One of My Own…” My interest in all things fire resulted in my tracking down and purchasing a vintage fire engine, a 1930 Dennis. It was quite a journey getting the...