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New Zealand Archaeology Week: HMS Buffalo – A ship and its survey

Past Events

30 April 2021 

Duration: 1 hour 30min

Venue: The Monkey House Club, Whitianga


A public evening with presentations and a panel discussion around the shipwreck of the HMS Buffalo in Whitianga.

Maritime archaeologists Kurt Bennett & Matthew Gainsford, along with Rebecca Cox, Mercury Bay Museum & Joe Davis, Ngati Hei will present the recent findings of the HMS Buffalo Re-examination Project and also lead a discussion on the history of the HMS Buffalo – including its national & international stories.

Entry is a $5 donation (under-14s free). All proceeds to the HMS Buffalo Re-examination Project.

Background information on the HMS Buffalo Re-examination Project is available on the Mercury Bay Museum website or on our facebook/instagram pages.

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