Beard up and become olden day port workers in role plays that reveal the past, purpose, and perils of Napier’s old port at West Quay. Learn about the modern port – what machinery is used, what jobs have survived, what we import and export and what benefits our port brings to our region.
Learning Areas and Strands: Social Sciences, Local History
Duration: 1.5 hours
Suitable for: Year 4 - 8, maximum 30 students
Cost: $3.00 per student
The education programme
Based in the museum classroom, your students will:
Look at objects related to port life
Examine who the early figures in Napier were and what working roles contributed to the development of the community at the port
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