The Bay of Islands Vintage Railway Trust is a heritage railway in Kawakawa, in the Bay of Islands region of the Far North, New Zealand, and also the home to the world famous Hundertwasser toilets. The Bay of Islands Vintage Railway is a volunteer-run, not-for-profit charity, and the most northerly railway in New Zealand. It is of significant historical and cultural importance. The railway at Kawakawa was the North Island’s first railway to be opened and the first steam loco in North Island also ran the first rail passenger train in New Zealand. It is now celebrating over 150 years of Rail on the North Island.
The Bay of Islands Vintage Railway Trust is a heritage railway in Kawakawa. Bicycle loaders are needed to safely load and unload bicycles, and to ensure these are securely stowed for travel between our stations. Full training will be given.
The Bay of Islands Vintage Railway Trust is a heritage railway in Kawakawa. Ticket sellers are needed to sell tickets to visitors wishing to travel on our trains when they are operating.
We need to maintain, build and refurbish our vintage diesel & steam engines, and carriages - these jobs require craft metal workers and wood workers.
Variety of opportunities for workers (no special skills required): a) on the railway track - e.g. track bed maintenance & sleeper re-bedding b) ensure visitors and personnel enjoy a clean and safe environment around station areas.
The Bay of Islands Vintage Railway Trust is a heritage railway in Kawakawa. Guards are needed to ensure safety and enjoyment of passengers whilst travelling on our trains.
Shopkeepers for a small platform shop required. Able to deal with money transactions, stock and associated documents.