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  1. Arahura II The Final Crossing

    Arahura II The Final Crossing

    On July 29 this year the Interisland ferry Arahura completed her final voyage before being put up for sale. I went along to mark the event and took my camera. This is what I saw from the ship on the final return crossing when I pressed up against the glass. With that view I saw this painting in my
  2. Last Crossing of Arahura

    Last Crossing of Arahura

    On 29 July this years [2015] DEV Arahura made her last crossing of Cook Strait before being laid up for sale. It was no longer economically viable to upgrade her to meet SOLAS regs. 300 people were aboard to farewell and old friend and a great trip was had by all.
  3. Arahura

    Arahura

    Departing Auckland for Wellington 1600 hrs 20 Sept 2014 following dry docking and repaint
  4. Arahura

    Arahura

    Departing Auckland for Wellington 1600 hrs 20 Sept 2014 following dry docking and repaint
  5. Another Southerly Crossing

    Another Southerly Crossing

    Arahura On a southerly January day in 2013.
  6. Arahura

    Arahura

    Her names means 'Pathway to Dawn' Employed on the three hour Cook Strait run from Picton to Wellington
  7. Arahura with a bone in her teeth

    Arahura with a bone in her teeth

    I took this from the back of the Santa Regina. She was chasing us all the way and slowly gaining.
  8. ARAHURA

    ARAHURA

    Interislander ferry Arahura inbound Wellington 18 Jan 2011
  9. Arahura

    Arahura

    Passing Kaitaki in Wellington Harbour 17/02/2010 IMO number : 8201454 Name of ship : ARAHURA Call Sign : ZMBS MMSI : 512000034 Gross tonnage : 13621 DWT : 2457 Type of ship : Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship Year of build : 1983 Flag : New Zealand
  10. Arahura

    Arahura

    Arriving Wellington 16/02/2010 IMO number : 8201454 Name of ship : ARAHURA Call Sign : ZMBS MMSI : 512000034 Gross tonnage : 13621 DWT : 2457 Type of ship : Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship Year of build : 1983 Flag : New Zealand
  11. New Arahura Close Up

    New Arahura Close Up

    taken from the Monte Stello at Picton, I think I would give her a different hull colour though and loose the black under her hawse pipes
  12. New Arahura profile

    New Arahura profile

    The new look as seen off Karaka Bay at sunset
  13. Arahura

    Arahura

    Seen here departing Hobart in Tasmania, Australia heading home to New Zealand after laying up in Hobart for a month undergoing a refurbihsment.
  14. Arahura Stern Door- From the inside

    Arahura Stern Door- From the inside

    This was in 1987 when the Arahura was practically brand new. I was shipping a pushboke to Picton hence my presence her just before disembakation. These thinks are built like the proverbial brick outhouse and as safe.
  15. New Look Arahura?

    New Look Arahura?

    Soon the Arahura will go to Singapore for a refit and probable overhaul. To comply with SOLAS 2010 requirements I have learned that the superstructure will be shortened to allow safe stowage of heavy vehicles on the upper vehicle deck. This means the Pelorus Lounge Bar will go as will the Watchhou
  16. Arahura

    Arahura

    IMO 8201454 Date of completion: 11.83 Flag: NZL Tons: 7583 DWT: 2457 Length overall: 148.4 LPP: 137.0 Country of build: DNK Builder: Aalborg Vft Location of yard: Aalborg Speed(kn): 19
  17. Swinging The Ship

    Swinging The Ship

    Arahura about to be berthed alongside the Purbeck at Kaiwharrawharra, Wellington
  18. In Through the  Fog

    In Through the Fog

    Arahura passes steeple Rock Light Beacon. The fog is quite low hence the sunlight on the ship. being in early February 2005,The weather was quite warm
  19. Wake Watching

    Wake Watching

    off the strabord quarter of the Arahura
  20. Arahura to picton

    Arahura to picton

    circa July 1988 from Aratika
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