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Kiwis at Sea

Until the end of the year, we're celebrating Kiwis At Sea. From fascinating inventions to true New Zealand ingenuity, the Maritime Museum is pushing the boat out and proud to acclaim Aotearoa's finest creations.

Post 1956, 2009.202.1 Gifted by Willem Storteler, 2009, NZ Maritime Museum

Get your fine art, antiques and seafaring treasures appraised at the New Zealand Maritime Museum as part of the Auckland Heritage Festival...

Official opening of Princes Wharf 12th May 1924.  Auckland Harbour Board, album 30. NZ Maritime Museum.

Come to the Maritime Museum's Bill Laxon Library on Saturday 1 October for a special archive viewing, behind-the-scenes tour of the...

Hidden Treasures: Mystery at the Maritime OCTOBER SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAMME Monday 26 September - Friday 7 October, 10am - 3pm Gallery...

For people living in New Zealand and the Pacific Islands, the sea is integral to our identity. Ko au te wai, ko te wai ko au: I am the...

Dravuni: Sivia yani na vunilagi - Beyond the Horizon

Dravuni: Sivia yani na Vunilagi - Beyond the Horizon explores cultural transmission in the digital age, belonging and place-making, legends...

SL Puke steaming outside the Museum

SS Puke might just be the cutest steam tug on the water and you can get on board for a trip on selected Saturday afternoons.  

Breeze Harbour Sailing on the Waitemata

Test your sea legs with a two and half hour taster sailing aboard Breeze and experience what life was like for sailors of the 19th Century...

Ted Ashby sailing in the Waitemata Harbour

One hour heritage sailing trips on Ted Ashby head out twice a day, six days a week, so there is plenty of opportunity to climb on board.

Come and enjoy traditional shanties and contemporary songs of the sea on the first Sunday of every month at 1pm. 

Aerial of Auckland Harbour 1940.

Essential repairs to fix the concrete beams and piles underneath Hobson Wharf will begin on September 5, 2016. A recent condition...

Tena koutou katoa, The Roots Creative Entrepreneurs have worked with the Waitemata Youth Collective to create an exhibition at the New...