• Lakeside views at Te Anau

Porsche Passion Pt2

May 8th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

One early trip to Auckland before I had my Porsche, I met up with Percy Janson from Otane, Hawkes Bay (aka Captain Peter Janson of the Federal Hotel, later Windsor Hotel, Melbourne), diplomat and racing car driver. At that time he lived in Portland Road, Remuera, and owned, as well as other cars, a 1960/61 [...]

  • From the very first day, the Porsche was everything to me!

Porsche Passion Pt1

February 24th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |

I had been a Porsche fan since my first sighting of a red 356A in 1959, as I biked back to my boarding school from church, in Napier. Even now, as one thinks back to the late 1950s, Porsches were always so smooth and squat in comparison to any other cars – also faster and [...]