War-issue Chevrolet has never failed its restorer

Fixer-upper . . . Gores Bryan Neilson takes his 1942 Chevrolet 15 CWT Pickup out for a drive. Bryan Neilson’s car may have been in the wars but these days it looks better than ever. The Gore man h; Read More

Japanese classics restored, treasured

Otago Classic Japanese Motorcycle Group president Ian Lormans, of Andersons Bay, and his 1975 Honda GL1000 Gold Wing.PHOTO: SHAWN MCAVINUE In a series, reporter Shawn McAvinue talks to members of Dunedin ; Read More

1967 Ford Anglia, perfectly wrapped and ready to roll

Name: Dylan Meehan From: Invercargill When and why did acquire it? 2012; Always wanted one What is the vehicle’s history?; Read More

Anniversary good excuse for a drive

Otago Southland MG Car Club member John Noble, of Mosgiel, drove his 1996 MG F on the club's latest run to mark the model's release. PHOTO: SHAWN MCAVINUE In this series, reporter Sha; Read More

Simple car defies expectations

The Saxon Motor Car Co. of Detroit was formed by Hugh Chalmers, HW Dunham and Harry Ford (no relation to Henry Ford). The first Saxon Four reached the American Automobile market in 1914. When the Saxon came on to the market it was advertised as go; Read More

E-type Jaguar V12 manual stands out from the crowd

Retro ride . . . Gore brothers Jim Duncan (left) and Paul Duncan with their 1973 Jaguar Classic car collector Jim Duncan is the proud owner of a “very rare” 1973 Jaguar. “We took it to a big Jagua; Read More

A sense of purpose

Bill Richardson Transport Museum volunteer Norm Beer treats his time at the museum like a job. FOR more than nine years, Norman Beer has been one of the unsung heroes at Transport World. So why do; Read More

‘I just want to get it on the road’ Shawn McAvinue talks to Michael Lobb about his purple '75 Bedford CF Van

In a three-part series, motoring reporter Shawn McAvinue asks Wendy and Michael Lobb, of Fairfield, about some of their eye-catching automobiles. For the final instalment, Michael talks about his 1975 Bedford CF van. Q: When did yo; Read More

Holden has a hold on his heart

"Part of the family" .. Michael Lobb and his 1970 Holden HG Monaro GTS coupe. PHOTOS: SHAWN MCAVINUE In a three-part series, motoring reporter Shawn McAvinue ask; Read More

What kind of vehicle does a veteran firefighter own? Their own fire engine of course!

What kind of vehicle does a 30-year firefighting veteran keep in the garage? Well, a 1979 ACCO 2150 International Double Cab Fire Engine of course!  Our Southland reporters have a quick chat with owners Roger Sutton and Jill Randell about ; Read More