Story: Ferries

Carrying cars

Carrying cars

Auckland’s Mollyhawk arrives at Mechanics Bay with a load of cars and passengers in the 1930s. Although most people think of ferries as people-movers, there are also cargo and vehicle ferries. In 2009 Auckland had small vehicular ferries, and Northland communities were linked by car ferries.

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Gavin McLean, 'Ferries - Harbour, river and lake ferries', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/22437/carrying-cars (accessed 24 January 2020)

Story by Gavin McLean, published 11 Mar 2010