Here is an image of HMNZS ROYALIST Maori Cultural Party taken in 1965. There are a number of communicators present in the image. See if you can pick them out from directions below. Thanks for the image Larry M.
Sparkers – Abe Seymour – rear 3rd from left, Larry Maindonald – middle 4th from left Lionel Tuhiwai – rear 8th from left (obscured) Don Mihaere – rear 11th from right absent – Joe Aranga
Buntings – Bob Ratu – front 6th from left Tom Cassidy – ls rear 11th from right
Skipper – Captain Vallant -the matelot standing between the officers is John Purcell (RSA President Napier)