Oil on canvas painting of HMS New Zealand. Painted by Gerald Burn, 1913. Previously hung in New Zealand House in London. Was returned to New Zealand in 1998 and is on display in the Boyle Room at the Navy Museum.
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Celebrating World Food Day 16 October through items from our collection.
Oil on velvet painting of HMS Diomede in Auckland during the 1930s.
Watercolour depicting the Battle of the Falkland Islands, 8 December 1914.
This wooden case contains a portable altar used at sea by Reverend Henry G. Taylor.
Bank note issued in 1942 by Japanese government for use in Dutch East Indies.
Midget submarine XE3 carried out a successful attack on a Japanese cruiser.
Some sailors would write home every day whilst away at sea.
Admiralty House, Auckland built in the early 20th Century was controversial.
Carving given to HMNZS Taupo re the 1951 Watersiders Strike.
White Ensign made by New Zealanders in a Japanese POW Camp.
This small brown suitcase has a fascinating story from WW2.
Roll of Honour of New Zealanders who served at sea in WW1.
Brief history of women’s war service in New Zealand Navy.
Painting of Harbour Defence Motor Launch 142 in rough sea.
Painting of Alexander David Boyle who served in HMS New Zealand.
Oil on canvas painting of HMS New Zealand painted by Gerald Burn.
HMS Philomel in the Mediterranean, 1915 by Colin Wynn.
Lt Cozens served in motor boats during World War One.
Oil painting of HMS New Zealand against Forth Rail Bridge.
Heliogoland Bight was first naval battle of World War One.