Trip to Vintage Radio Museum in Wanganui

Several members of Branch 50 NZART left Wellington early on Saturday morning, 27 March 2021, by car for Wanganui.

The trip included a visit to the Wanganui Market, lunch at a cafe in the downtown area, and a visit to the Wanganui Vintage Radio Museum ( The group returned to Wellington later in the day.

From Left: Mike ZL1AXG, Ian ZL2AM (a supporter of the museum), Malcolm ZL2UDF, Ted ZL2TB and Graham ZL2AHR (museum custodian).

Over 500 old radios were on display

The collection now numbers over 500 valve and battery radios ranging in age from 1918 through to the late 1940’s.

ZL2AVM intrigued by the old radios