The Wahine Disaster Documentary By Sharon Barbour The Wahine Disaster Documentary details the stories of passengers who survived what was described as “the blackest day in Wellington’s history”. This film features a striking recreation of the Wahine disaster and shares previously untold stories of survival. Learn about the events that followed when in the early […]
Out on the South Seas, a ship is cheerfully battered and sunk… this delightfully grim story from local talent Fatcat and Fishface features illustrations by Stephen Templer, and includes an animated DVD of the song.
Strait Crossing: The Ferries of the Cook Strait Through Time Strait Crossing: The Ferries of the Cook Strait Through Time, tells of the cargo and passenger vessels that have provided regular and scheduled services across Cook Strait since the late 19th century. They established and maintained the vital link between Wellington and the South Island […]
Ships of Wellington: The Last 50 Years Ships of Wellington: The Last 50 Years is a pictorial history of ships and smaller vessels of various types that were part of the Wellington Harbour scene in the second half of the 20th century. The photos, taken through the years by Victor Young and his father, have […]
Cruise Ships Wellington: One Hundred and One Visitors Cruise Ships Wellington is an album featuring a selection of the cruise ships that have visited New Zealand’s capital city from the early days of cruising prior to World War II through to the giant floating resorts of today. A number of the ships described are not […]