Local Group Directory


Contact Person Sean Millar (ph (09)815 3885).
or email to -> seanmillar @ orcon.net.nz

Meetings The next meeting will be held on Wednesday 12th February at 8.00 pm, at 18 Lloyd Avenue, Mt. Albert.
The Auckland Group meets on the third Wednesdays of February, April, June, August and October,
and the second Wednesday of December.

All welcome, especially wives, partners and visitors to Auckland.
Attendance and supper are free of charge.


Contact Person Ron Brown 23 Exeter Street, Glenview, Hamilton Phone (07)544 6144

Meetings St Andrews Library, corner of Braid Rd. and Taylor Terrace, Hamilton.
Time: 7.30 p.m. Admission a gold coin and members bring a plate.
Next meeting this year on Saturday, 15th February.
Planned meetings dates this year are Saturdays, 15th February, 19th April; 21st June;
16th August.18th October, and 13th December.


Bay of Plenty

Contact Person David Kent, 33 Gunbar Drive, Welcome Bay, RD 5, Tauranga, 3175
ph (07) 544-6144

Meetings Engineers’ Clubrooms, Memorial Park, Tauranga.
On the Third Thursday of each month at 7.30 pm


Contact Person the Coordinator: to be advised

Meetings on the fourth Wednesday of the month in New Plymouth.
Meetings commence at 7.30pm during ‘daylight saving’ and 7.00pm the rest of the year.


Contact Person Murray Farquhar, PO Box 10-156, Rotorua Mail Centre, Rotorua, 3046 – ph (07) 346 0490 for other details.

Meetings on the 1st Monday of the month at 7.30 pm, in Rotorua.
Visitors always welcome.


Contact Person Secretary/Treasurer Stu Ingram, 12 Woburn Place, Palmerston North, 4412 – ph. (06) 357 5216 or email to: ‘stu_i @ inspire.net.nz’

Meetings Milson Community Centre, Milsons Line, Palmerston North. on the Fourth Saturday each month, starting at 7.30.
Next meeting, ring Stu Ingram to confirm.

Hawkes Bay

Contact Person David Prior, 37 Trent St., Taradale, Napier 4112.
ph. (06) 844 8795

Meetings Meetings are usually held at Old Custom House, Customs Quay, Ahuriri, Napier. On the Second Monday of every second month from April, starting at 7.30. Please contact before attending.


Contact Person George Watt, phone 06 379 3967, 24 Costley St., Carterton 5713.

Meetings Meetings are held on the Fell Locomotive Museum, Featherston. at 7:30pm on the 4th Tuesday of each month, February to November inclusive. Next meeting is 26th February, 2014.


Contact Person Len Chisholm, email nzrailways @ paradise.net.nz
POBox 24-090, Manners St., Wellington 6142, Ph. (04) 235-5462
Or Chris Benson, Ph (04) 971-8934

Meetings Brian Davis Room, St.Paul’s Cathedral, Hill Street, Wellington.
There will be a charge of $5.00 per person to cover hall, equipment and supper costs.
Meetings changed will be advised in Turntable.

Our next meeting Monday 14th April, at 5.45pm
Supper and get together from 5.45pm for a 6.15 start.
Contact Len Chisholm for details.

Canterbury – 

Canterbury Railway Society at Ferrymead has extended an invitation to all NZRLS members in Canterbury to attend its members’ night meetings. These meetings are held on the last Tuesday of each month except in December and January.

Meetings are held in the Lions Club building at Ferrymead – access via gate A off Truscotts Road. Meetings vary, slides, talks, workshop visits etc.
Meeting dates are :February 25, March 25, May 27, June 24, July 29, August 26, September 30, October 28 and a date in November.

Contact Person and for further details:
Colin Barry Ph. (03) 358 368

South Canterbury

Contact Person Bryan Blanchard, 18 Roxburgh St.,Timaru, 7910 ph. (03) 686-2269
e-mail ba.mc.blanchard @ xtra.co.nz

Meetings are normally held Saturdays at 7.30pm in Pleasant Point Railway & Historical Society’s, Keans’s Crossing Theatrette, Pleasant Point.
Next meeting likely to be Saturday, 25th February 2014.

Pleasant Point Railway trains will running.
For more details see the web site at www.pleasantpointrail.org.nz


Contact Persons Bill Cowan (03 454 5673).

Meetings phone first – alternate months.
Next meeting 25th February 2014, Check venue with  Bill.


Contact Person Noel Joyce, ph (03) 215-4324.

Meetings are held in members homes on the fourth Sunday evening of:-
January, March, May, July, September and November.