The magnificient Bay City Deering Shovel dubbed 'Wandering Kate', now housed in the Helensville Museum collection
Helensville Museum collection

The history of 'Wandering Kate'

AccessibleWest Auckland

Saturday 29 September to Sunday 14 October:
- Monday to Friday, 9am-12 noon
- Saturday and Sunday, 1pm-3.30pm


Helensville Museum

98 Mill Rd, Helensville

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Adults $10, Senior/Students $8


No bookings required


Event details

An exhibition of the history of the Bay City Deering Shovel, known as Wandering Kate.

This mighty machine was used in the development of the Kaipara District for building roads and other such work.

Wandering Kate has had a diverse history and is a recent addition to the displays at Helensville Museum. A photo exhibition and film will be playing alongside Wandering Kate herself.

Brought to you by Helensville Museum

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