The MOTAT Society
CARING FOR OUR HERITAGE
The MOTAT Society proudly support the following organisations...
The Glen Afton Line is operated by the dedicated volunteers of the Bush Tramway Club, a group of people from all walks of life who have come together to rescue and preserve items of interest from the previously neglected spheres of the bush tramways of the timber industry and the industrial and coal mining railways of New Zealand.
The Bush Tramway Club
Glen Afton Line Heritage Railway,
Akld Fire Brigade's Museum & Historical Soc. Inc
(New Zealand) Incorporated
Association of Book Crafts
To promote, encourage and practice the arts and crafts associated with books.
To promote and support all facets of education and training in the field of book arts and crafts and related subjects.
To preserve the traditional bookbinding skills and maintain high standards of workmanship.
Association of Handcraft Printers Inc.
AHP is an organisation whose members are interested in the art of letterpress and related printing.
Toroa Preservation Society
The Toroa Preservation Society is dedicated to the preservation, restoration and operation of the historic steam ferry Toroa, the last survivor of 120 years of steam ferry services on the Waitemata Harbour. Information on the website www.steamferrytoroa.com. After restoration the Toroa will operate in steam, carrying passengers as a heritage excursion steamer.
Packard Motor Museum
The collection at the Packard Motor Museum includes over 50 Packard cards, 65 classic motorcycles, English cars, trucks, army vehicles, fire engines and so much more. The museum aims to demonstrate the change in technology over the 20th Century.
Croydon Aviation Heritage Centre
Nationally significant museum dedicated to preserving and celebrating New Zealand's light civil aviation heritage. Featuring displays of some of the country's most important vintage aircraft. We also are able to offer flights in some of our de Havilland aircraft. Adjacent to the Heritage Centre is the developing Waimea Plains Heritage Railway.
Fort Stony Batter Heritage Park
Fort Stony Batter is a WWII Coastal Defence complex buried on Waiheke Island. Commissioned in 1942 the Fortress was constructed under absolute Military Secrecy. At the end f the war the Fortress was decommissioned.
Whangarei Steam & Model Railway Club Inc.
1.8km rail line operating in Heritage Park grounds, featuring small preserved steam and diesel locomotives, also two restored Lisbon tramcars. Two operating model railway layouts located in station buildings.
Horseless Carriage Club of New Zealand (Inc.)
Horseless Carriage Club of New Zealand (inc.) is a non-profit, international association of people dedicated to the enjoyment, restoration, and preservation of automobiles and motorcycles manufactured prior to 1919.