The Queen Mary 2 arrived in Auckland today and sails again tonight. Pity, due to it’s size, it had to berth amongst the containers but that didn’t stop thousands, including me, going to have a look. It’s not unusual for large liners to visit, we’ve had 3 this week, but the QM2’s visit was special.
Thousands witness QM2's arrival - NZ Herald
The giant Queen Mary 2, one of the world's largest passenger ships and the largest ship to visit Auckland, glided up Rangitoto Channel this morning with a fleet of welcoming small craft.
QM2's NZ-Born Captain 'Proud' Of Welcome
The New Zealand-born captain of the Queen Mary 2, one of the world's largest passenger ships and the largest ship to visit Auckland, says he was "immensely proud" of the welcome the ocean liner received as it arrived in Auckland.
The old navy frigate Canterbury begins its last voyage on Monday after 37 years.