Abandoned Mini Golf In New Zealand!

On our recent trip down in the South Island of New Zealand we found ourselves accidentally stumbling across this soon to be demolished abandoned mini golf course in Christchurch, New Zealand. As we walked through it, it felt barely abandoned and seemingly such a waste; it must have been a pretty cool course once upon … Continue reading Abandoned Mini Golf In New Zealand!

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Derelict Newtown Shops, Wellington, New Zealand

I have been following this row of shops for a while now - A funeral directors, Indian shop, Community centre and hairdressers, slowly watching the place fall to disrepair. Now the time has come for demolition, soon will be an empty block of land to one day be redeveloped. The cycle of abandonment and demolition … Continue reading Derelict Newtown Shops, Wellington, New Zealand

Abandoned Wellington Grandstand

This cricket grandstand and its surrounds, built in 1925 were originally built by prison labour and they were a popular recreational spot for colonial settlers. Ninety one years later the grandstand has been declared 'earthquake prone' and has visible damage on its facade of earthquake damage. Due to it's earthquake prone status the grandstand is … Continue reading Abandoned Wellington Grandstand

Abandoned New Zealand Mini golf Park

Located in a tourist town in New Zealand, this mini golf and go kart racing amusement park closed down in 2013, upon reading the reviews it is fairly obvious what caused it to close down, something along the lines of 'uneven golf course' and 'worst mini putt course ever'. The tourist towns of New Zealand have … Continue reading Abandoned New Zealand Mini golf Park

Dot On A Landscape

This chimney is part of a meat freezing works that operated between 1890 and 1987 on a site spanning 26 acres. It only operated independently for 6 years before being taken over by its major creditor, the National Mortgage and Agency Company of New Zealand. In 1940 it began its second half-century under the ownership … Continue reading Dot On A Landscape

Circuit Breakers

This 600 MW thermal power station has dominated the landscape since its construction in 1972, with a 90 foot tall chimney made from 16,400 tonnes of concrete, 1200 tonnes of reinforcing steel and almost 1,000,000 bricks. Decommissioned in 2007, its demolition is now well underway, relegating the environments captured on video here to mere memories. … Continue reading Circuit Breakers

Sharps

Until quite recently, this glass factory a few hours out of Sofia, Bulgaria had conveyor belts loaded with bottles in-the-making, (to use a cliche) frozen in time. Now only a shell remains. (And now for another cliche.) Time marches on. Shot and edited in 4K ultra high definition by Gunner.