Image Gallery

Images published After January 2006:


- Please check out http://gallery.blakjak.net Note that as time permits the material below will also be gradually migrated.

See also my Youtube Page.



Images published Before January 2006:

NZ Performance Car Forums Meet, 14 March 2004

Night Visit to the Skytower, March 04

Fire/Hazchem Incident, Pacer Chemicals, 21 March 2004

MVA Lines Down, Pt Chev, 26 May 2004

My New Car - Toyota Caldina TZ-G

My Gaming Setup as at 10 September 2004 - for the MoD guys :P.

Added for Reference... Truck off Viaduct! Newmarket, Auckland - 30 October 2004.

My In-Car radio setup. Install and Testing as at 14 Nov 2004, and some 'current' images of my setup as at December 2005.

A Pair of "6/1" Fire Appliances from Auckland Fire Police - with flash and without. Taken 8 December at the prep for the Papatoetoe Santa Parade. Auckland Fire Police 3 has since this photo was taken, been replaced with a 4WD version of the same.

BJ, Wyld and Matthew visit Monterey Park Model World and Car Museum - 28 Dec 04. Matthew is from Wellington so we took the opportunity to have a nosey and show him around as well.

Photos taken at Whenuapai Airforce Base, 28 Dec 04.. Includes shots of the P-3, C-130 and some stuff from Fire Flight also. A chance visit that seemed to be well timed.

24 Hour Ladder Climb Challenge - some photos from the Viaduct. A worthy cause!

Waiouru Volunteer Fire Brigade - Training In February 2005. How to open up a car in a few easy steps :-)

Major Structure fire in Mt Wellington - 5th Alarm. Photos leeched from various mailing lists, etc.

Motor Vehicle Accident, Mt Albert Rd, 11 April. Photos courtesy Chris Hoffman.

Motor Vehicle Accident, Manuka Rd & Lynn Rd, Glenfield, 28 August.

Motor Vehicle Accident, Lake Rd, Belmont, 2 September.

House Fire, Torbay, 20 September 2005.

When Garbage Truck doesn't treat Pole Nicely, Pole doesn't like it... - This one blocked my street for a while untill the Fire Service and Power Company dealt to it...


Jamboree On the Air (JOTA)2005 - Camp Maynard, Albany. (ZL6JAM). This yearly Scout and Guide event puts Scouting Members on the ham radio waves for a weekend, talking to others from all over. Good stuff.


Scrub Fire at Little Shoal Bay, Birkenhead. See also Blog Article.


NEW! RNZAF Base Auckland Fire Flight, Whenuapai, Auckland - 14 Nov 2005.. I was fortunate enough to be allowed to take my camera along during a visit to Whenuapai and was given open permission to snap away at the Fire Flight appliances. They even put on a little demo for me - Both Stills and a short video available. [Video is now Youtubed...]


NEW! Auckland Linux Users Group Installfest 05. Just the photos I took. The entire collection will appear on the AuckLUG Site (probably as a link) shortly.


NEW! 24 Hour Challenge - Ladder Climb, December 05.. 10 New Zealand Firefighters attempt to break the world record for a worthy cause.

For detailed information on Auckland's 'Red Fleet', Nigel Capon has published This Page with photos of every Auckland based Appliance. Nice stuff. Of particular interest to me of course are the Auckland Fire Police appliances featured.

Finally, Highly Reccomended - Derek Quinn's Site. Excellent compliation of Emergency Services vehicles from all over NZ, plus incident photos.