New Picton Ferry Terminal Public Meeting 24th March 2021

Public Meeting being held by Guardians of the Sounds to address Picton Community Concerns over proposed NEW Kiwirail Mega Ferries.   The huge new MEGA Ferries will dominate the water space available for all users and adversely affect the land space when they discharge or load the monster vessels.   Meeting to be at Picton…

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Fast Ferry Debacle in the Queen Charlotte Sounds

In the early 1960’s the Inter-Island Ferry ‘Tamahine’, which travelled at a speed of 14 knots through the Sounds, was replaced by the new generation roll-on, roll-off ferry, the ‘Aramoana’. The ‘Aramoana’ had a service speed of 17 knots. In a very short time our residents started to notice the fine sand being stripped off…

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