Lecture Series - 2011
The joint MAANZ and Maritime Friends of the Museum of Wellington City & Sea lecture series for 2011 is provided here as a record of the interesting and wide-ranging topics covered by the lectures.Tues 8 February "Loss of Submarine Thetis”
by Roger Meecham.
Joint MAANZ & MFOM
Sat 19 February - Port of Wellington Open Day
Hikitia at the Interisland Wharf - the MAANZ Conservation Lab will be open to the public.
Wed 2 March 2011 “The Brilliant and Other Early Scottish Steamships”
Guest speaker Dr Colin Bain from North Queensferry, Scotland.
Sun 6 March "South Coast Field Trip"
Meet 9-30AM at Polhill Wind Turbine – bookings to Ken by 28 Feb
Tues 8 March “Whaling on Solander Grounds”
by Rhys Richards.
Early March Marlborough Field Trip – postponed to Spring of 2011
Tues 12 April “HMS New Zealand”
by Denis Fairfax.
Joint MAANZ & MFOM
Sun 17 April 'World Heritage Day'
Guided (afternoon) walk around waterfront heritage with Michael Kelly including a visit to Hikitia.
Start at Wellington Railway Station at 2-00pm
Mon 18 April 'World Heritage Day'
Guided (morning) walk around waterfront heritage with Michael Kelly
Start at Wellington Railway Station at 10-00am
Mon 18 April "ICOMOS Talks" - The Archaeology of Water
Tues 10 May “Titanic, a Legend in the Making”
by Colin Jupp.
Wed 25 May “Wreck of the Derry Castle and the A Frame Huts”
by Ken Scadden & Jack Fry.
Tues 14 June MFOM AGM and a Maritime Miscelleny
Wed 22 June “NZ Lighthouses”
by Helen Beaglehole.
Joint FOMM & MAANZ
Tues 12 July “Customs Dept of Wellington Waterfront”
by Vic Young.
Wed 27 July "Did Dutch Sailors Land in NZ in 1642?"
by Ruediger Mack
(Event information flyer - PDF 130 KB)
Tues 9 August "Annual Maritime Quiz"
with Quiz Mistress Wendy Adlam
Wed 21 September
Flyer for talk and AGM - PDF (160 KB)
Brochure: Ascend The Nile - PDF (2.8 MB)
Tues 11 October "The Scuttling and Salvage of the German High Seas Fleet in Scapa Flow in the Orkneys after World War One"
By William Pitt
Wed 23 November "Shipwreck Tales and a Shipwreck Show and Tell"
by a Miscellaneous Bunch of Salty Dogs and Bilge Rats
Wed 7 December "MAANZ Annual Film Evening"
held at the Time Cinema in Lyall Bay