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Speaker for the Sarjeant: The Raising of PS Waimarie & its Restoration

Paddle steamer Waimarie, Whanganui River. New Zealand News Ltd: Photographs from the Auckland Star. Ref: PA1-q-014-4405. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand.
10 Nov 2019
Sunday 10 November, 4:30pm
Uncover the story behind the restoration of the Waimarie - a talk by David McDermid
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Tickets $12. Gallery Friends & Stars $10.
Sarjeant on the Quay
38 Taupō Quay
Manawatu / Wanganui


David McDermid, who led the project of raising the rusting hulk of the Waimarie from the depths of Whanganui River, where it had sunk in 1950s and then restoring it to its past and present glory, will talk about the challenge.

The Sarjeant Gallery will be hosting three different talks across three Sunday's, uncovering the stories behind the Waimarie Paddle Steam Boat. If you wish to attend all three talks you can purchase all three tickets for the price of $20.


Purchase tickets from the Sarjeant Gallery at 38 Taupō Quay or by phoning 06 349 0506

Written by

Jaki Arthur

24 Oct 2019