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Source: Bearings 1993 Volume 5 Number 3
America's Cup yacht outside Museum
Arrival of the Fijian drua canoe, a significant addition to the Oceanic collection at Museum
|3||A Grand Opening|
Series of colour photos inside and outside the Museum
|4||As you were|
Details of paint, sails & flags needed for pre-20's yachting
|5||Model building in paper & card|
Details of paper and cardboard model ships
|6||The ship as art|
Discussion on various art forms in and on ships and shipping, plus details of building the author's skiff.
|7||An introduction to the Wharton collection|
History of the Wharton brothers, maritime historians and photographers. Arnold Wharton's Index, now in the Museum, contains details of every vessel over 100 tons which came to Auckland from 1850 to 1...
|8||The labour recruiters|
The recruiting of native labour throughout the southern Pacific and the ships involved in the trade
|9||The arrival of the RAPAKI|
Six photos of the towing of the RAPAKI from Lyttelton to Auckland
The operation of the Rangitoto Sailing Centre Auckland
Telegraph donated to Museum by Mrs Dromgoole. New Zealand made by Mason & Porter, and possibly from the ferry NGOIRO.
|12||Hobson Wharf opening|
John Pirtle as 'town crier' - colour photograph with RAPAKI in background
|13||Bluff Maritime Museum|
Opening of Bluff Maritime Museum, 19 Nov 1992
|14||Old Naval workhorses depart|
Details of ex RNZN LACHLAN, PUKAKI and ROTOITI, plus the tug HEREKINO, all sold to a Philippines buyer.
|15||Union Steam Ship Company cadets re-union 1995|
Mar 1993 there was a reunion for Union Company cadets at Wairakei Resort Hotel.
Boats recently launched or relaunched
CHORTLE - a real pocket cruiser, a recreational rowing skiff, a gig and historic fishing boat CINEMA.