Pay Now
Add this item to Cart for a combined free shipping deal
Click to enlarge photo

Listing Detail Tabs

Hurricane Tim
The World of Tim Wallis
By Neville Peat

Hardback with jacket - almost as new condition, just slight edge wear. No inscriptions.
252 pages
b&w and colour photos, 3 maps
2005 reprint.
WHEN SIR TIM WALLIS'S Spitfire crashed at Wanaka Airport in 1996, the accident was reported around the world. This lion-hearted Southern New Zealand man, a legendary figure in the aviation, deer farming and business worlds, was suddenly fighting for his life. His life had been dynamic, filled with adventure, risk and success. Would he recover? Tim Wallis is known as the helicopter pilot and entrepreneur who pioneered New Zealand's deer industry. He was a pathfinder in what has been described as 'New Zealand's Last Great Adventure' - the recovery of red deer from the Southern Alps in the 1960s and 1970s. He dazzled his peers then with his innovative use of helicopters to capture wild deer live. A multi-millionaire, he is also the man behind the phenomenally successful Warbirds Over Wanaka air pageant. In recent decades he's had a passion for collecting, restoring and flying vintage fighter planes, best expressed by his Alpine Fighter Collection and a museum he set up to commemorate New Zealand fighter pilots. Tim's life story is told here by writer Neville Peat, who shares Tim's great love of the South: Fiordland, South Westland, Central Otago and the Southern Alps.
1877361178 Please click here to ask a question
Your question and answer privileges have been disabled.
You must log in to view questions and answers on this listing. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases.
Please log in to view questions and answers on this listing. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases. Available only to approved bidders. You must be an authenticated member to ask questions Find out more about becoming authenticated. Your account is in debt Your current account balance is You must credit your account to use this feature.
Firearms Licence #
By entering my licence number, I confirm I am aware of my obligations under the Arms Act.
Transaction details may be provided to police in accordance with the Terms & Conditions.
Your current account balance is Please note you will lose your question and answer privileges if your account is in debt for more than 2 weeks. Credit your account.
I confirm that I am over 18 years old.
To prevent your personal details being misused please do not put emails or phone numbers in questions. Failure to comply may result in the suspension of your account. The seller cannot add a Buy Now price once bidding has started.

Shipping options

  • Courier$6.50
  • Seller does not allow pick-ups
  • Seller location: Twizel, Timaru - Oamaru, NZ

Payment options

  • NZ bank deposit
  • Cash
  • Card payment with Pay Now

    Accepted cards:

    Pay Now includes:

    Buyer Protection Learn More
  • paypal