December 25, 2019

What a great year we’ve had at the museum in 2019 with visitors from all over the world.  It’s been a challenging one for New Zealand though with a couple of heart wrenching events knocking us in March and December.  Our thoughts continue to go out to the victims of th...

October 11, 2019

I had Bryan Vickery swing by the Museum earlier this year.  Bryan is our local breakfast host on the Hawera radio Hokonui show which launched in April 2015.  Was great spending some time sharing my passion with Bryan, as you can seen, it's hard to shut me up sometimes!


April 20, 2019

You know it's a slow news day in our beautiful nation when I make the front page of one of our biggest online newspapers  A few weeks back I was privileged to have an extremely rare record donated to the museum. 

My now good friend Dr Ron Newt...

March 1, 2019

If you read a previous blog I mentioned the Fabulous Murray Brothers were going to do a live show at the museum today.  In great 'Naki fashion the weather was great tonight, we had some good local punters come and listen and the boys put on a great show!

For your viewin...

February 25, 2019

Ever seen hundreds of American muscle cars in one place, in New Zealand at that!!  Last week was the annual Americana event hosted in New Plymouth.  This thing is massive with hundreds of new and old American vehicles.  Petrol head heaven!!

This years event was hel...

February 6, 2019

Are you going to be near Hawera on the 1st March?  Come along to the museum and hear The Fabulous Murray Brothers perform a live set at the museum!!  

Brothers Stafford and Warwick Murray team up Tom Tom Thomas and the Funky Chief to bring you high energy electric...

January 9, 2019

As I mentioned in my last post, I'm fortunate to met a lot of new friends who come to visit from all over the world.  The other month Hans and Ingrid van Beek from the Haarlem, Nederland (Netherlands) called by to check out the museum as part of their New Zealand tour....

January 8, 2019

I've been a little quiet on here lately, time just seems to fly by quickly.  I couldn't let today go by though without making note of The King's birthday today, he'd be 84 today.

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As you can expect there are some decent celebrations...

October 23, 2018

I was honored to have The Koi Boys visit the museum recently.  These boys know how to sing and it was great chatting away to Danny Faifai, Kevin Keepa and Ngahere "Nuz" Ngatai.  One of Kiwi's own, The Koi Boys are currently based on the Gold Coast but busy tripping aro...

September 20, 2018

Well this is the end of our trip, what an amazing week to get back to where my hero grew up and lived.  For those of you that have been here before, you will know the spiritual feeling you get when you are here.  Here we are jumping on the Graceland bus before boarding...

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