Events

Knot Workshops with Mia Straka

Create your own rope ladders to take home and learn how to make your own specialised knots in a free drop in workshop with Auckland artist Mia Straka.

Held between 11am – 1pm visitors can learn how to make the rope ladders that are featured the exhibition to take and continue to make at home.

Bookings essential. Please call (09) 373 0800 or email info@maritimemuseum.co.nz to reserve your place.

Wonder Women Event

Saturday 25 November, 6pm - 8pm 

Join us for this special Helping Kurdistan Trust and Amilty Civil Society Trust event, focusing on the experiences of former refugee women and their contributions to society. The event is also sponsored by the Auckland Resettled Community Coalition and the Maritime Museum.

Public Talk: Enabling a Greener Future - More Efficient Planing Hull Forms

Enabling a Greener Future - More Efficient Planing Hull Forms

Friday 27 October 2017, 3.30 - 4.15pm.

Join Nicholas (Nick) Parkyn for a free public lecture on the Dynaplane concept, model testing and other work he has done in applying the Dynaplane concept to smaller runabout style craft.

The Dynaplane concept is a new and innovative approach to planing hull design. Powerboats using this technology can attain planing speeds using approximately half the horsepower required by conventional planing hulls.