Welcome to the home of the Mercury Bay Model Railway Club. If you're interested in modelling and you live in - or are visiting - Whitianga on the beautiful Coromandel Peninsula, then please get in touch. Our members are primarily interested in railway modelling, particularly NZR, but are happy to chat about military, planes, or … Continue reading Welcome!
Have been asked by the Whitanga Museum to re model their Kauri Dam and bush camp for their refit of their Kauri / Gum room to be finished by July 2021. Here ar some pic of progress to date.
With regret to announce the annual show is canceled again due to covid-19 in 2020. We Like to thank our Sponcers, Diode Electrical Services Ltd, AR & J Builders, St Andrews By the sea Op Shop, Harcourt's Whitianga, Richardson's Whitianga, Paper Plus, All About Whitianga,And we look foward in see every one in July 2021. … Continue reading Mercury Bay Model Railway Annual Show 2020
Have been thinking over lock down while looking after kids what next to do, hand layed track on bends and tunnel and a another bridge, so in June I decided to set up the layout for two months and work on it as best I could as well as test run my new Locomotive that … Continue reading Progress over winter
Running some trains under covid-19 lock down in the garage Duplo, Lego. LBG , plastic G scale
Yep you guessed it, The Annual Show for 2020 has been Cancelled due to covid-19 I was planing to have in the town hall this year but it will have to be next year instead. please if you want to exhibit please drop me a line through the contacts page
My Layout at the Tauranga Model show 18th - 19th Jan 2020 had a great time meeting other groups and seeing how my layout compared to other modelers. Great time thanks Tauranga Model railway club
Visit to Hamilton Model Show 5 October 2019 Traveled through to Hamilton on Saturday to visit their Show running at the Hamilton Gardens. I made some contacts for the Whitianga 2020 Show, and took a few photos of the layouts I saw. From the top: Tin Plate Layout American Layout Lego Layout NZR S Gauge … Continue reading Hamilton Model Show 2019
Be working over the winter in front of the fire getting my to do list done for showing my layout in Tauranga show Jan 2020. Fences - picket and 5 wire, Cattle / Sheep yard, Skirt for the bottom of the layout, Power poles, Station Water tank, Track points working correctly from the MBMRC show, … Continue reading Progress over Winter
In spite of the changeable weather (and occasional downpour) we had a great turnout to this year's show with nearly 200 visitors through the door. We had 18 separate tables/exhibits to be looked at, ranging from a hobby shop's merchandise, to doll's furnishings, to cars, and of course a strong showing from the railway modelling … Continue reading 4th Annual Show a Great Success
Thanks to Robin for letting me come to their Troop meeting a couple of Wednesdays back. I really enjoyed in sharing with you the hobby of modeling.