Story: Kermadec Islands

Royal New Zealand Navy disembarking stores

Royal New Zealand Navy disembarking stores

Landing stores on Raoul Island is always tricky because there is no natural harbour. Supplies have to be transferred to a small boat, and then uplifted by a hoist at Fishing Rock. This can only be done in calm weather. People arrive the same way, but are lifted ashore in a basket.

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Simon Nathan, 'Kermadec Islands - Raoul Island', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 April 2024)

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