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Source:    Bearings 1990 Volume 2 Number 2
 
1[Advertisement]
Advertisement titled 'First Around the World'
 
2The birth of a big boat
The construction of the America's Cup challenger KZ1 NEW ZEALAND plus specifications
 
3The Maoriland Steamship Company
History of a small shipping line set up in 1906 to compete with the Union SS Co., but eventually taken over by them. Fleet list is included
 
4Great waters
Sea life around Auckland with wider aspects of ecological importance
 
5Whaler and cutter
Details of RNZ Navy Montagu Whalers and 32 ft cutters. In 1990 the Navy disposed of all 14 remaining wooden boats.
 
6Tugboat on the Kaipara - Part 1
History of the steamer DURHAM on Kaipara Harbour as a tug and service vessel 1890-97
 
7Voss on Auckland
Extracts from "The Venturesome Voyages of Captain Voss" concerning his visit to Auckland in TILIKUM
 
8Te Aroha
Ships history from 1909 in Hawkes Bay, Golden Bay, West Coast, Wanganui and Nelson
 
9Kestrel and Ngoiro
The 200 ton slip in Beaumont Street has hauled out two of the three surviving Waitemata ferries recently.
 
10Ngaruawahia festival
The traditional regatta, cultural festival and country fair is held each year in March at Turangawaewae on the Waikato River.
 
11Wellington Maritime Museum
Formerly the Wellington Harbour Board Maritime Museum. 1990 undergoing major expansion.
 
12YUM YUM
Brief description of yacht
 
13KAIWHAKA
Description and dimensions of motor lighter, built to carry frozen meat out to foreign-going ships waiting outside the Wanganui Bar.
 
14The M Class Association
Description and details. Designer W Couldrey
 
15Mullet Boat Association

 
16The vikings return
Article on Viking 'open-water' rowboats and race results
 
17Museum News
Gift of the 'Big Boat' to National Maritme Museum
 
18Montagu whaler and cutter
Presentated to Museum by Royal New Zealand Navy
 
19The Friends of the BREEZE
Brief reference to the Friends of BREEZE programme
 
20The Friends of the PUKE
Brief reference to the Friends of Puke programme
 


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