Fare thee well me mateys

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:13 pm on 9 August 2017

After 34 years, the Pirate Ship at Rainbow's End will be no more. Generations of Aucklanders and visitors to the city's theme park have ridden the pirate ship.

Chris Deere, chief executive of Rainbow's End explains why it's time to walk the plank.

Rainbow's End pirate ship

Rainbow's End pirate ship Photo: Rainbowsend.co.nz