Launch of “Moananui” 1958

Launch of Mick Burden’s boat “Moananui” on the Maraetotara River, looking towards Clifton, 1958

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Mick Burden took out a number of groups on the day he launched the boat, including campers from Burden’s Camp.  Peter Burden commented that his dad sought permission to use the name “Moananui” from the local Maori chief, Te Moananui. All of Mick’s seven children had a turn at helping build the launch.

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Business / Organisation

Burden's Camp

Location

Te Awanga

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Photographic print

Date published

1958

Author(s) / Creator(s)

  • Batchelor's Candid Studio

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Accession number

533304

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