The first roll-on, roll-off ferry was the Aramoana. When it arrived at Picton on its first voyage from Wellington in 1962 it was greeted by small craft in Picton Harbour, and a host of well-wishers, both officials and the public, on shore.
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Reference: Pictorial Parade 130. National Film Unit, 1962
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