World Video | Defence | Foreign Affairs | Natural Events | Trade | NZ in World News | NZ National News Video | NZ Regional News | Search

 

RAN Sponsors George Bass Surfboat Marathon Launch


Navy To Sponsor George Bass Surfboat Marathon Launch

What: Captain Mark Hill, Royal Australian Navy, with Bert Hunt, Support Surf Life Saving (SSLS) Group, will officially announce the Navy sponsorship of the George Bass Surfboat Marathon. The male and female Vikings team will be on-hand. A light breakfast will be available.

Where: Grevillea Park, accessible via Morshead Drive, Russell, near the Boathouse on Lake Burley Griffin.

When: 8:15 am on Wednesday 28 November 2007.

Background: Navy is the naming rights sponsor of this year's George Bass Surfboat Marathon.

The marathon is a biannual event in which both male and female surfboat crews compete over a consecutive period of seven days, rowing their surfboats along 180km of the south coast of New South Wales from Bateman's Bay to Eden between 30 December 2007 and 5 January 2008.


ENDS

More: Latest World News | Top World News | World Digest | Archives

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
World Headlines

 

OECD: COVID-19 Crisis Puts Migration And Progress On Integration At Risk, Says

Watch the live webcast of the press conference Migration flows have increased over the past decade and some progress has been made to improve the integration of immigrants in the host countries. But some of these gains may be erased by the COVID-19 pandemic ... More>>


Pacific Media Watch: How Pacific Environmental Defenders Are Coping With The Covid Pandemic

SPECIAL REPORT: By Sri Krishnamurthi of Pacific Media Watch Pacific Climate Warriors - creative action to trigger better responses to climate crisis. Image: ... More>>

Reporters Without Borders: Julian Assange’s Extradition Hearing Marred By Barriers To Open Justice

After monitoring four weeks of evidence in the US extradition proceedings against Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) reiterates concern regarding the targeting of Assange for his contributions to journalism, and calls ... More>>

OHCHR: Stranded Migrants Need Safe And Dignified Return – UN Migrant Workers Committee

The UN Committee on Migrant Workers has today called on governments to take immediate action to address the inhumane conditions of migrant workers who are stranded in detention camps and ensure they can have an orderly, safe and dignified return to ... More>>