The estimated $215,000 cost of total refit has been significantly reduced as a result of both generous donations and a substantial amount of volunteer labour – of which the total value of this labour is hard to quantify.

Donor  Item Approx Value to replace 
Justin Stewart Ship’s Steering Wheel, needs restoring $300
_ Many wooden blocks, need restoring $1,000
Paul Walden Kauri planks 6 of 200 x 30 x 1.4 300
_ Yacht rudder, ss tanks, gas stove 400
Bruce Irnie Trailor load of kauri, lignum vitae 1000
Syd Vingoe Coil of 10cm poly prope rope 90
Tom & Joe Foster-Christie 4 plastic water tanks 1600
Brent & Monique Thom 12 trees, cypruss leylandia, for spars 1000
Pete Neilson Steering drumb and shaft 200
Graham McLiech 2 pigs of led 30
Kara Nelson Boat Hook 40
Robert Wyn 120m of 90×19 blackbutt desking, used 600
Island Tree Care 4 x Pohutakawa crooks 80
Altex Paints Paint at half price 500
Waiheke Boating Club free hard stand, inside tend 1400
Placemakers Trade discount 475
Timberworld Trade discount 142.1
Total _ 9,157

21st Century Coastal Shipping for the Hauraki Gulf, Auckland NZ