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HMSNZ Hinau Shipwreck

Somewhere along East Coast Road just north-east of Auckland is the beautiful Firth of Thames coastline. You can drive parallel to the water for miles and there are some spectacular views to be seen. What you may not know is that hidden along this stretch is the wreck of the ill-fated minesweeper - HMSNZ Hinau. Today it's located on private land but it can be seen from the road. You can ask for permission to enter from the house located nearby. I definitely recommend asking for permission as this is a working mussel farm and boating club so there are plenty of people coming and going all the time.

Shipwreck and Mussel Equipment
At Sunset
Old Crane
Abandoned Truck
Wreck Lying in Wait
Sunset over Wreck
Wrecked Bow
Calm Waters
Mountains and Clouds with Old Crane
Left to Decay
Hull Close Up
Truck in Black and White
Machinery at Sunset
The Grabbing Claw
Left to Rot
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