Events

This page lists upcoming model railway events around the country. If you’re organising an event, please contact us and we will list it here.

Are you attending the events below? You can post your pictures in this group.

Model train shows:

Date Location Details
13 – 14 July Taupo Taupo MRC 29th Annual Hobby Expo – Taupo Events Centre, 26 AC Baths Avenue, Taupo. Details here.
28th July Auckland North Shore Model Railway Club Open Day – 9 Recreation Drive, Birkenhead, North Shore. Entry $2 or $5 per family. Details here.
12 – 13 October Christchurch The BIG Model Train Show – Cowles Stadium, 170 Pages Rd, Wainoni, Christchurch. Details here.
26 – 27 October Invercargill Great Little Train Show – Surrey Park, Invercargill.
16 – 17 November Wellington RailEx Walter Nash Centre, 22 Taine St, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington. Details here

NZR modellers events:

Local get together and events bringing modellers of the NZR prototype together:

Date Location Details
3rd Sunday of the month Auckland NZR Modellers get together – “Westies” – Western Districts Model Railway Club, Ranui, Auckland. Details are here
7 – 10 November Pokaka Pokaka Cultural Convocation 2024 – Pokaka no. 40! Details are here.
Monthly Bay of Plenty Bay of Plenty modelling days – first Sunday of the month, Tauranga, Rotorua and other BOP locations. Contact Russell Jones: russell@hdb.org.nz for this month’s details
Last Sunday each month Christchurch Christchurch get-together – Contact colin.barry48@gmail.com