EventsA look at what is taking place in Mercury Bay this year
New Zealand Archaeology Week: HMS Buffalo – A ship and its survey
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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