Gordon Campbell | Parliament TV | Parliament Today | News Video | Crime | Employers | Housing | Immigration | Legal | Local Govt. | Maori | Welfare | Unions | Youth | Search

 

NZ And Australian Navy Ships Arrive In Style

Wednesday 2 March, 2005

New Zealand And Australian Navy Ships Arrive In Style For Navy Open Day

Fleet Entry New Zealand Navy frigates, HMNZS TE KAHA, HMNZS TE MANA and HMNZS CANTERBURY along with Australian Navy ships HMAS MELVILLE, HMAS PARRAMATTA and HMAS MELBOURNE will form a 'Fleet Entry' into Auckland Harbour from 0930 on Thursday 3 March 2005, with a flypast from an Air Force P3 Orion scheduled for 0940.

The 'Fleet Entry' marks the completion of Exercise TASMANEX which involved eleven ships and aircraft from the New Zealand and Australian Defence Forces as well as one British aircraft, all put through their paces in many varied serials designed to hone warfare skills in a number of scenario based activities. The combined fleet will be alongside at the Devonport Naval Base to take part in the Navy Open Day before returning to sea during the week starting Monday 7 March.

Navy Open Day The Devonport Naval Base will be open to the public from 10 am - 4 pm Saturday 5 March 2005. The public will have the opportunity to tour Navy ships from New Zealand and Australia. The Navy is looking forward to hosting the public for the day and demonstrating the many exciting activities that are part of a challenging and rewarding career. Events planned for the day include:

* Public tours through 9 Navy frigates/survey ship/landing ship/patrol vessels

* RNZN Tanker and Diving Tender on display

* Navy Seasprite Helicopter Display

* Weapons Display

* Damage Control (Fire) Display

* Sea Cadet Display

* Live Boardings

* Physical Training Display/Abseiling

* Navy Divers Display

* Sword Drill Display

* Navy Band Performances

* RNZN Pipes and Drums Performances

* Static Displays of all trades/branches/schools/photo boards

* Food Stalls/Face Painting

* Meet and talk to the personnel in your Navy

EDNS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Gordon Campbell: On The Peters/Ardern Triumph

There are a lot of good reasons to feel joyful about this outcome. It is what so many young voters – the best hope for the country’s future – wanted.

Far more important than the implications for the Economy Gods ( is the dollar up or down? ) last night’s outcome will also mean many, many vulnerable New Zealanders will have a better life over the next three years at least.

Yet the desire for change was in the majority, across the country..>>>More


Reaction

Labour on its agreement |Peters: Post-Election Announcement Speech | Greenpeace “cautiously hopeful” about new Government | ACT - Madman on the loose | E tū ecstatic | Chamber welcomes the outcome | Greens on their joining Govt | EDS welcomes new govt | Immigrant groups worry | Feds ready to engage new coalition government | Labour Ministers of the Crown announced

 

Climate: Increasing Greenhouse Emissions Hit NZ

New Zealand is seeing impacts of excess greenhouse gas emissions in our climate and oceans, according to the latest national report from the Ministry for the Environment and Stats NZ about the state of the atmosphere and climate…More>>

ALSO:


Wellington.Scoop: Arrests At Blockade Of "Weapons Expo"

“We encourage people in Wellington to get down to the Westpac Stadium now for a day of awesome peace action. There will be plenty of food, music and activities to keep us sustained through the day.” More>>

ALSO:

Rorschach Restructuring: PSA Taking Inland Revenue To Court Over Psychometrics

The Public Service Association will be seeing Inland Revenue in Employment Court over its intention to psychometrically test employees reapplying for their roles at the department as part of its controversial Business Transformation restructuring plan. More>>

ALSO:

Nuclear Disarmament: Nobel Peace Prize 2017 Awarded To ICAN

Congratulations from iCAN Aotearoa New Zealand to international iCAN, the other iCAN national campaigns and partner organisations, and the countless organisations and individuals who have worked so hard for a nuclear weapons-free world since 1945. More>>

ALSO:

Expenses: Waikato DHB CEO Resigns

An independent inquiry has identified that Dr Murray had spent more than the agreed $25K allocated for relocation costs, and other unauthorized expenses involving potential financial breaches of the chief executive’s obligations. More>>

ALSO:

Wellington.Scoop: Sad About The Trolley Buses?

The Regional Council’s MetLink is today spending money to tell us that it really loves Wellington’s trolley buses, even though they’re all being taken off our roads by the end of this month. More>>

ALSO:

Post-Election: Preliminary Coalition Talks Begin

New Zealand First will hold post-election preliminary discussions in Wellington with the National Party tomorrow morning and the Labour Party tomorrow afternoon. More>>

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

Featured InfoPages

Opening the Election