The New Zealand National Maritime Museum

Maritime history e.g. historic new zealand vessels and steam ships & maritime collections of art treasures. NZNMM merchandise and publications.

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There are large collections of photographs of commercial ships in the Auckland Maritime cunard liners Society collection, arranged by Shipping Company. Also there are many albums of cunard liners photographs of ships of all types, including interiors of passenger liners.

We have a collection of lantern slides of Henry Winkelmann photographs, mostly of yachts c1905 in the Royal NZ Yacht Squadron collection.

It is our intention to transfer the photograph collections into digital form and create a database of vessel photographs.


With an event at the New Zealand National Maritime Museum you are assured of a unique occasion that is plain sailing. To make it easier for you when planning your next event or function we have prepared this event guide.

We're here to help you and will work with you every step of the way to ensure your event is exactly what you aim to create. Our Functions Manager and our Caterers, Dawsons Catering Ltd, professionally manage all events at the Maritime. Our friendly and experienced event coordinator is your partner in creating a successful and memorable occasion.

Our commitment is to create masterful performances you can cunard liners rely on every time.

We are so confident that you and your guests will be delighted we offer a written guarantee of satisfaction. We know how important it is to have everything go smoothly on the night and we make it all happen. Use our expertise and experience to avoid the many pitfalls in organising an event.

The Maritime Room and the Museum's galleries are available for hire for:

Corporate Awards & Presentations
Cocktail Evenings
Dinners & Banquets
Mid Winter Christmas
Christmas/New Year functions
Moveable Banquets
Product Launches
Heritage Harbour Cruises
Themed Kiwiana
Trade Shows
Whatever you can think of!
Our Galleries provide a unique and special environment xzyqnpscunard liners in


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