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August 25th 2016 - New Zealand Day 5

Today I woke up at 7:30am. It was pouring rain so I decided that I would drive to the Museum of Transportation and Technology (MOTAT) instead of walking there. 975 more words


Letterpress i te reo Māori

This week, in honour of te wiki o te reo Māori, I have begun a project that will enable me to letterpress print in te reo Māori. 691 more words


Atawhai Visit to MOTAT

What a great day to learn about the elements of flight.  Atawhai syndicate headed to MOTAT today.  We were accompanied by Mr Garcia, Mr Hall, Mr Masoe and Ms Tafu. 47 more words

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An Inspired Choice

As I mentioned in my last post, the basis of my game will be early NZ railways. This is due to a variety of different factors, such as the history, records, and longevity of some of the NZ rail systems. 43 more words


Start of the line

In 1863, the first public NZ railway opened in Canterbury. While it was a broader track than what is used now, it set the stage for what was to come. 208 more words


Ye Olde Transport and some newer Technology

Today, we visited MOTAT for design inspiration in relation to the 2D game we are going to be making.

However, MOTAT site 2 was closed to the public, so I had to substitute some pictures I took a couple of years ago for the sake of having a somewhat complete picture of the site.