Plasma Ball. Science doesn’t get any cooler than this – Tesla’s plasma ball is a lamp and science experiment in one. It is a colourful way of observing electrical discharges and does double-duty as as geek-chic decor! Named for Nikola Tesla who was a real life mad scientist. His explorations into the world of electricity […]
Cruise Ships Wellington: One Hundred and One Visitors Cruise Ships Wellington is an album featuring a selection of cruise ships that have visited New Zealand’s capital city. Starting from the early days of cruising prior to World War II through to the giant floating resorts of today. A number of the ships described are not […]
In Sky High: Jean Batten’s Incredible Flying Adventures, children meet Jean Batten: the brave, trail-blazing and glamorous aviator, who strove to set new records in death-defying solo flights across the world.
Strait Crossing: The Ferries of the Cook Strait Through Time Strait Crossing: The Ferries of the Cook Strait Through Time, tells of the cargo and passenger vessels that provided regular and scheduled services across Cook Strait. Since the late 19th century they established and maintained the vital link between Wellington and the South Island ports. […]