HMS Buffalo 175th Anniversary Commemorative Laying of the Buoy

Event Info

July 28, 2015
- August 02, 2015


Buffalo Memorial, Buffalo Beach Road
Post Code


9am - leaving from Whitianga Wharf 28th July if weather permits

What to Expect

Commemorative HMS Buffalo Buoy - join in with others to view the laying of the commemorative buoy or view the location of the wreck of the HMS Buffalo throughout the week.
Visit the HMS Buffalo memorial on Buffalo Beach Road in Whitianga to view the commemorative buoy that will be placed in the Mercury Bay to mark the spot where the wreck of the HMS Buffalo lies.

Laying of the Buoy in Mercury Bay:
Tuesday 28th July marks the actual day of the foundering of the HMS Buffalo and a buoy will be placed at approximately 9am on this day at the site of the wreck - and then in place all week. It is planned that members of the Mercury Bay Museum, Coastguard, Harbour Master and other community representatives will be involved in taking the buoy out to the site.

If you are interested in being involved in this placing of the buoy please contact the Mercury Bay Museum on 07-866 0730.

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