Here are some selected news items relating to vintage machinery that have been published in the media.


The twenty seventh Edendale Crank Up attracted record crowds according to the organisers generation about $100,000 worth of sales.  (Crank Up’s vintage event draws big crowds Southland Times, 26 January 2014)

About a thousand people turned up for a vintage machinery auction in Geraldine. (Vintage machinery collection a sellout Timaru Herald, 26 January 2014)

The Otago Vintage Machinery Club and Taieri Historical Club had an open day over the Easter weekend. (Opportunity to see machinery Otago Daily Times 16 April 2014)


Drivers are needed for the Edendale Vintage Machinery Club Crank Up weekend. (Where are all the vintage tractor drivers? Southland Times, 17 January 2013)

Nuvola_apps_edu_languagesKaiapoi man Graeme Sword has a lifelong interest in vintage cars. (Lifelong interest in vintage cars, Hurunui News, 28 February 2013)

Nuvola_mimetypes_emptyClub members Lyndsey Saunders and Russell Guise restored “Jumbo”, a crane that was used in Kaiapoi before being given to the Kaiapoi Museum. (Kaiapoi crane given a new lease of life, Hurunui News, 14 February 2013)

Nuvola_apps_edu_languagesA biography of John Everest, the Chairman of NZVMC (Passion for old machinery, Hurunui News)

National ploughing championships were held at Lincoln (National ploughing champs at Lincoln this weekend, Radio New Zealand, 6 April 2013; Ploughing and machinery past and present, Hurunui News April 2013)

Nuvola_apps_kworldclockVintage machinery on display at the annual Tauranga Vintage Machinery Club Expo (History highlights at machine expo, SunLive, 8 April 2013)

Nuvola_apps_indeximg A gallery of images from the Wheat & Wheels Rally at Peter Buttericks farm (Wheat & Wheels Rally, Ashburton Guardian, 13 April 2013)

Nuvola_apps_kworldclockThe Geraldine Vintage Car & Machinery Club’s had their annual ploughing fun day in October (Conditions just right for vintage ploughs, Timaru Herald, 7 October 2013

Nuvola_apps_indeximg The Geraldine Vintage Car & Machinery Club’s had their annual ploughing fun day. Old ploughs still most capable, NZ Farmer, 9 October 2013)

Nuvola_apps_kworldclockThe Geraldine Vintage Car & Machinery Club held their annual open day. (Vintage stuff all set to roar back to life, Timaru Herald, 22 October 2013)

Nuvola_mimetypes_emptyThe Clutha District Council will fund a feasibility study on a proposed $5.5 million heritage machinery museum in Milton. (Feasibility study gets council nod, ODT, 21 December 2013)


Nuvola_apps_edu_languagesThe Crossen family have an interest in vintage machinery (A family affair, The Press, 10 January 2012)

Nuvola_apps_kworldclockThe Edendale Vintage Machinery Club held their annual Crank Up weekend. (Edendale Vintage Machinery Club Crank Up 2012, Southland Times, 1 February 2012)

Nuvola_apps_edu_languagesIan Cocker, a Rongatea dairy farmer, has a passion for collection vintage machinery (Passion for collecting vintage machinery, Manuwatu Standard, 2 March 2012)

Nuvola_apps_edu_languagesGraeme Calvert won the best vintage machinery display at the 100th Kaikoura A&P Show (Top tractors owned by A&P organiser, Marlborough Express, 4 April 2012)


Nuvola_mimetypes_emptyA book celebrating 25 years of the Edendale Crank Up is released (25 Years of Edendale Vintage Machinery Club, Southland Times, 27 March 2013)


Nuvola_apps_kworldclockVintage machinery display planned for Kiakoura A&P Show (Fan plans vintage machinery display, Marlborough Express, 17 February 2010)


Nuvola_apps_kworldclockThe Edendale Vintage Machinery Club will hold their annual Crank Up (Vintage gear gets dust-off, Southland Times, 1 January 2009)


Nuvola_apps_edu_languagesGordon Jackett, who has a collection of more that 100 steam engines and vintage machines, was at the Nelson Vintage Machinery Club’s annual Yesteryear Show (Show draws vintage fans, Nelson Mail, 4 February 2008)

Nuvola_apps_kworldclockThe West Otago Vintage Club attempted to break the Guinness Book of World Records’ world record for the most vehicles with self-laying tracks working in one paddock (Vintage club on track for world record, Otago Daily Times, 17 March 2008)

Nuvola_apps_kworldclockA ploughing match was held in Winton by the Central Southland Vintage Machinery Club. (Vintage machinery dusted off for event, Southland Times, 11 July 2008)


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