NZ Rail Websites
Federation of Rail Organisations of NZ. Includes a listing of all rail museums & heritage rail operators in NZ.
NZ Rolling Stock Register. Has listings of all preserved locomotives & rolling stock in NZ
NZ Railway & Locomotive Society. A very long established organization. Well known for its publications and research archives. Ab608 is on lease from the NZRLS.
NZ Rail Track. Lists the status of freight & passenger trains, & locomotives in NZ. Updated several times a day.
KiwiRail. NZ national rail operator, includes Tranz Scenic & Wellington Tranz Metro websites.
Wellington Tramway Museum and Kapiti Coast Electric Tramway located just up the road from us at Queen Elizabeth Park.
Details of all the museums in the Kapiti area.
Fred Hamer's Last Ride with pictures by Andrew Gorrie & music by Wayne Mason.
Paekakariki Station Museum, our neighbouring society.
A new Kapiti café utilising ex Wellington English Electric multiple unit carriages.

Events & Tour Operators that use our train
Art Deco Trust, Napier. Our train is a regular participant in the annual Art Deco Weekend held the 3rd weekend of February each year.
Kiwi Tours Ltd. A specialist tour operator based in Taranaki
The Kapiti Company. Tourism site for the Kapiti region, our home.
Kapiti US Marines Trust. Aimed at preserving and promoting World War II US Armed Forces history in the Kapiti district. 15,000 US Marines were based in our area during WWII.
The prime objective of the Passchendaele Society is to increase community awareness and recognition of the events at Passchendaele and the Western Front related to the Great War of 1914-1918.
Kapiti Vintage. Annual classic cuisine adventure by train.
Tranzit Tours. Coach tours & travel club.
A South Island based luxury travel operator.

Kapiti Accommodation
Finns, a new hotel on the site of the old Paekakariki Hotel. Virtually at the end of the Paekakariki Platform.
Belvedere Motel. A traditional motel on the opposite side of SH1 to Paekakariki township and station.
Elliotts Comfort Inn. A motel in the centre of Paraparaumu, 2 minutes walk to Railway Station and shopping centre. Suitable if you are connecting with the Overlander.
Vista del Sol. A luxury B&B and Spa near Te Horo about 20 minutes drive north of Paekakariki.
Paekakariki Holiday Park has camping and cabin accommodation.

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