A collection of photographs from the 2009 trip to the dry dock at Lyttelton. The Hikitia left Wellington on the 4th of June and returned on the 5th of November, 2009.
While in Lyttelton, the Hikitia helped shift a fisherman's ice-making plant:
And pull some wharf piles:
John & Co in the engine room turning a drive engine over:
The ship underwent a blessing ceremony prior to departing:
This anchor has undergone restoration and is currently displayed on the deck of the Hikitia: