Story: Marlborough region

Roll-on, roll-off ferry

The first roll-on, roll-off ferry was the Aramoana. When it arrived at Picton on its first voyage from Wellington in 1962 it was greeted by small craft in Picton Harbour and a host of well-wishers, both officials and the public, on shore.

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Archives New Zealand – Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Pictorial Parade 130. National Film Unit, 1962

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Marlborough region - Transport and communications', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/31790/roll-on-roll-off-ferry (accessed 8 December 2019)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Nov 2016