Slide: MV COLVILLE departs Mokohinau Island to return to Auckland

Williscroft, Murray (b.1930, d.2008)
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Photographer's caption: "MV COLVILLE departs Moko Hinau to return to Auckland; skipper Bunty Brown. The COLVILLE came every two weeks with stores. A very obliging crew. When Charlie Mellows arrived with his family and chooks Bunty let the chooks out in the hold and Charlie's chooks enjoyed the trip on improvised perch's from broom and mop handles."
Murray Williscroft was a lighthouse keeper, who, along with his wife Ventris worked on a number of stations around New Zealand in the 1950s-60s.
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Murray Williscroft
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Williscroft, Murray (b.1930, d.2008): Photographer
35mm colour positive: 0 - Whole
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2D objects (HxW): H 50 W 50mm: 0 - Whole
Production place and notes
Mokohinau Islands, Hauraki Gulf, Auckland Region, Aotearoa New Zealand
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