Transport

The Fell Engine

The steep Rimutaka Range required a special kind of steam locomotive.

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Hood Aerodrome and Early Flying in the Wairarapa

Flying took off very early in Wairarapa, on the flats near Gladstone.

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Early Balloons

Masterton’s first fling with ballooning was a flaming failure.

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Getting Around

For early settlers, Maori and pakeha alike, water was the preferred mode of transport.

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