ANZAC Divers Recover Sunken Vietnamese Treasure

A group of four New Zealand and Australian professional divers spent over 70 days working 12 hour shifts in the cramped quarters of a diving bell to recover a sunken collection of valuable 15th Century Vietnamese ceramics. The unique pieces will go to museums while the remainder will be auctioned by Butterfield’s and shown at Air Gallery in London.


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Cultural Champ Ken Gorbey Relishes Ninth Decade

Cultural Champ Ken Gorbey Relishes Ninth Decade

Arts alumnus Ken Gorbey tells Megan Fowlie, reporting for Auckland University’s Ingenio magazine, that he is treating his ninth decade as he would a museum exhibition: he’s determined to make it…