Aramoana ZMRD

Radio operator aboard Aramoana - ZMRD, November 1975

Radio officer Mike Morrall aboard Aramoana – ZMRD, November 1975. Photo: Le Cren, Archives New Zealand/Te Whare Tohu Tuhituhinga O Aotearoa [Archives Reference AAVK W3493, D31773]

Radio room aboard Aramoana - ZMRD, July 1977, in Wellington prior to departure for Singapore to be refurbished

Radio room aboard Aramoana – ZMRD, July 1977, in Wellington prior to departure for Singapore to be refurbished. Photo: G Masson, Archives New Zealand/Te Whare Tohu Tuhituhinga O Aotearoa [Archives Reference AAVK W3493, D36716]

Sailing between Wellington and Picton, Aramoana was New Zealand’s first roll-on roll-off ferry.

GMV Aramoana

GMV Aramoana

Gross tonnage: 3968
Builder: William Denny & Brothers Ltd, Dumbarton, Scotland
Launched: 1961
Finished service: 1983
Scrapped: 1994
More information

Read more about New Zealand’s rail ferries at nzmaritime.co.nz and kiwirail.co.nz.