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Napier Port: Pilots and Wharfies

Date: Ongoing
Duration: 1.5 hours
Years: Years 4 - 8
Cost: $2.50 per student, free for accompanying teachers/adults
Venue: MTG Hawke's Bay

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Spectators viewing the Taviuni, the first ship to land at the new breakwater at Napier Port on 12 June 1893. The ship's cargo includes the Filliss' circus and menagerie, including elephants, horses and lions. Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 1922

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.

For more information phone Gaynor on +64 6 833 9788, or book now

Napier Port Website

15 October 2019

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