The Wahine Disaster Documentary By Sharon Barbour Sharon Barbour directed The Wahine Disaster Documentary. The film details the stories of passengers who survived 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 […]
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.
Cruise Ships Wellington: One Hundred and One Visitors Cruise Ships Wellington is an album featuring a selection of cruise ships that have visited New Zealand’s capital city. Starting 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 […]
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 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 ports. […]
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 […]
Lights in the Landscape: New Zealand Lighthouses Lights in the Landscape is a spectacular photographic journey from New Zealand’s most northern lighthouse at Cape Reinga, to our most southern, in Foveaux Strait. The book shows not only the lighthouses themselves but also the landscape around them, capturing the wild beauty of the coastline, the often […]