God or Wooden Boats

God or Wooden Boats
A chicken and egg question today – did the crowds turn out to view the great collection of wooden boats in the bay or to support the 150th anniversary of Rev Samuel Marsden conducting the first christen service in New Zealand, held at Marsden Cove, Kerikeri.

The date was December 1964. Photos come to us from the PG Parsonson collection via Mitchell Hutchings (nephew).
ps google tells us Marsden was Church of England, so he must have been ok 🙂

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