Slide: MV COLVILLE departs Mokohinau Island to return to Auckland; Murray Willis...


Slide: MV COLVILLE departs Mokohinau Island to return to Auckland

About this object

Photographer's caption: "MV COLVILLE departs Moko Hinau to return to Auckland; skipper Bunty Brown. The COLVILLE came every two weeks with stores. A very obliging crew. When Charlie Mellows arrived with his family and chooks Bunty let the chooks out in the hold and Charlie's chooks enjoyed the trip on improvised perch's from broom and mop handles."
Murray Williscroft was a lighthouse keeper, who, along with his wife Ventris worked on a number of stations around New Zealand in the 1950s-60s.

Place Made

Mokohinau Islands


Murray Williscroft

Inscription and Marks

MOKO 14, Annotation, Hand-written


HxW (2D objects YxX): H 50 W 50mm (H 1 15/16 W 1 15/16in)

Object Type


Subject and Association Keywords


Subject and Association Keywords

Coastal shipping/[Shipping]

Subject and Association Keywords

Mokohinau Islands/Hauraki Gulf/Auckland Region/New Zealand

Medium and Materials

35mm Slide/Film/Photographic, Audio and Visual, 0 - Whole, plastic


Murray Williscroft

Credit Line

Gift of Rae MacGregor, reproduced courtesy of Ventris Williscroft.

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