Kōrero: Ferries

Quick cats

Quick cats

The ‘quick cats’ or catamarans (double-hulled boats) – shown here moored at the Auckland city ferry terminal – were introduced in Auckland in the 1980s. They cut travel time in half, and commuting to work in the city became common from locations as far away as Waiheke Island.

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Photograph by Gavin McLean

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Gavin McLean, 'Ferries - Harbour, river and lake ferries', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/22436/quick-cats (accessed 16 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Gavin McLean, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010