The Museum of Transport and Technology is displaying classic and veteran cars as part of its 'Motor Nation' exhibition.

Motor Nation provides a peak inside New Zealand's motoring days of yesteryear. It is the first permanent display of historical machinery since the aviation display hall opened two years ago.

Each car has a unique story, having helped to shape New Zealand's motoring history, and the 17 on display are regularly changed.

The seven themed areas chosen are: Dream Cars, First Love, Passing Acquaintance, Labour of Love, Power and The Passion, The End of the Affair and Only in New Zealand.


The exhibition comprises the museum's oldest car, a 100 year-old Brush Runabout and the Studebaker Dictator.

There's also a car whose model name inexplicably was removed in the lead up to the Second World War.

The exhibition has a 1965 Trekka, the only car to be designed and mass produced in New Zealand. Others include a 1967 Chevrolet Impala, an original Mini and Morris Minor, Triumph Herald, a tidy 1970 Mazda R100, a 1949 Jaguar MkV and an original Ford Model T.

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