With the advent of roll-on, roll-off vehicle ferries across Cook Strait in 1962, Picton became a transport hub. The town is home to the hulk of the globe-trotting ship Edwin Fox, built in 1853 for the East India Company, and now preserved as part of a museum.
Listen to a Roadside Story about Picton and its ships. Roadside Stories is a series of audio guides to places around New Zealand.
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