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Model Trains, Boats & Planes Show

Model Trains, Boats & Planes Show

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When:

  • Sat 23 Jul ’16, 10:00am – 4:00pm
  • Sun 24 Jul ’16, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Where:

Whangaparaoa Hall, The Plaza, 719 Whangaparaoa Rd, Whangaparaoa Peninsula

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Adult: $4.00
  • Child: $2.00
  • Family: $8.00

Model trains, boats and planes. For the modeller and all the family. HO and N gauge trains operating all day on a variety of scenic backdrops. Two large layouts from the Auckland Marklin Club and North Shore Model Rail Club and smaller ones by individual members. Main layout 24 metres with multiple long trains operating. One train available for kids to operate themselves.

Displays of scale models of launches, boats, merchant ships and sailing vessels by the Scale Marine Modellers Society. Selection of 1:96 scale World Wars I & II cruisers, destroyers and aircraft carrier each over a metre long by renowned modeller Graham Beeson. Displays of radio controlled model aircraft by the Hibiscus Coast Radio Flyers club.

As well as enjoying the displays it is an opportunity to learn about modelling from the club members present and join a club of enthusiasts.

All proceeds support future shows and the modelling hobby. Organised by the Auckland Marklin Club.

See the Facebook page for video of the previous show at Target Road school. There are also pictures here from last year's Whangaparaoa show, which 1400 people came along to.

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