Donations and Sponsorship


We are always looking for donations and sponsors no matter how small in order to keep our Wa165 running.


Thank you to our Sponsors

There are many people and organisations around Gisborne and New Zealand we would like to take the time to sincerely thank for their contributions over the years we have been restoring our Wa165 . These contributions however big or small have been genuinely appreciated and have assisted us to where we are today. As you all can appreciate we could not list everyone here on our website but the committee would like to mention a few:

  • Clark Trust
  • James Bowman
  • Stokes Family
  • Williams Trusts
  • Department of Tourism 1988 (NZ Government Grant)
Eastern & Central Community Trust
First Light Foundation
Lion Foundation
Baty Air Conditioning
Carpet Court Gisborne
CLEANcare Supplies
Colvins Communications
Cranswick Enterprises
C. R. Taylor Ltd
CSL Security
Eastland Asphalts (Gis) Ltd
Eastland Network
  • ECT
Chartered Accountants
  • GisNet
  • Hikurangi Forest Farms
Kevin Hollis Glass
M. E. Jukes & Son Ltd
Mobile Concrete Ltd
NZ General Surgery
  • Sovereign
Supply Services - Tauranga
Terry Taylor Drainage Ltd
TradeZone Gisborne
WebFoot Publications Ltd & E-C Technologies Ltd

Thanks to the existing product and service sponsors. Please contact us if you are interested in sponsoring any of our activities or our unique promotions which are set out below:

  • A double seat in a carriage (which will be especially named after you) = $200 donation
  • A table with four seats in a carriage (which will be especially named after you) = $500 donation





Tickets can be purchased from the i-Site Gisborne Information Centre in Grey Street.

Boarding the Train

Train leaves from the Gisborne Railway Station. Please arrive 15 minutes before departure time shown.

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