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  1. ARATIKA

    ARATIKA

    Model of the NZ inter-island ferry ARATIKA in the Maritime Museum, Auckland, NZ. Built in Nantes, France for the NZ Railways Dept and operated by the Interisland Line. 5592gt 127.69m x 18.75m x 6.1m 840 passengers 70 cars Replaced in 1999 by ARATERE after 25 years service and 27,265 crossings bet
  2. ARATIKA

    ARATIKA

    Model of the NZ inter-island ferry ARATIKA in the Maritime Museum, Auckland, NZ. Built in Nantes, France for the NZ Railways Dept and operated by the Interisland Line. 5592gt 127.69m x 18.75m x 6.1m 840 passengers 70 cars Replaced in 1999 by ARATERE after 25 years service and 27,265 crossings bet
  3. Aratika Off Breaker Bay

    Aratika Off Breaker Bay

    based on a 1980 newspaper photo.
  4. Awaiting a Buyer

    Awaiting a Buyer

    Aratika at Taranaki Street Wharf while her future is being decided
  5. Aratika props being changed

    Aratika props being changed

    NZ Rail's ferry Aratika on the Wellington floating dock for survey sometime in the eighties. Props being changed.
  6. ARATIKA: The final berth

    ARATIKA: The final berth

    while awaiting a buyer in late 1999 she would lie at Taranaki Street Wharf. A friend took the photo so I could appear in shot.
  7. ARATIKA: heaving the lines

    ARATIKA: heaving the lines

    taken in 1999 this is one of aseries I took that day. They were made possible by the kind permission of the man doing the heaving. His only restriction was that I stand well back while the lines were cast off, otherwise I was given run of the wharf and no one came to any harm ....should you read t
  8. Aratika to Wellington

    Aratika to Wellington

    circa March 1987 from DEV Arahura
  9. The "New" Aratika

    The "New" Aratika

    After she came back from her conversion I did several crossings in her when I was still at College. I remember she was really well fitted out. Martin
  10. Aratika

    Aratika

    Aratika leaving Wellington about 1978.
  11. ARAHANGA

    ARAHANGA

    NZ Railway's first cargo ferry ARAHANGA on the dry dock in Wellington in about 1974. This picture is taken from ARATIKA which is in her original configuration as a cargo/road truck only ferry. Her ballast tanks can be seen aft.
  12. Aratika At Te Papa

    Aratika At Te Papa

    view of Aratika from the foyer of the national museum of New Zealand [branded as Te Papa] while awaiting a buyer. While she was their the yuppies who dined at the swanky Icons Restaurant complained about her being an eyesore. Hello? who was here first??. she now serves in the Philipines as the Virg
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