Category Archives: Navy News

Navy goes Gold

In recognition of Navy being presented with a ‘Gold’ Award from the NZ Business Excellence Foundation on Fri 20 Nov 09 his Excellency the Governor General and Commander-in-Chief ordered a ‘splice the main brace’.  HMNZS PHILOMEL’s ‘splice the main brace’ will be … Continue reading

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Communicators Honoured

Two communicators were honoured in the 2009 Queens Birthday Honours with the Distringuished Service Decoration. They are Warrant Officer Electronic Warfare Specialist T.A, (Darby) Allen, MNZM and Warrant Officer Master at Arms S.A (Sam) Patton.(ex LCO). Congratulations to both these … Continue reading

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HMNZS ROTOITI arrives DNB

HMNZS ROTOITI will arrive home to the Devonport Naval Base this Friday 24 April – berthing at 2:30 pm. To view ROTOITI, there are several vantage points as she enters the Hauraki Gulf and Waitemata Harbour; in particular, North Head, … Continue reading

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Mug Night

‘Mug Night’ at the Senior Rates Fleet Mess is the 1st of May 09, so put it in your diary.

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HMNZS HAWEA sails into DNB

The third ship to be delivered under Project Protector, HMNZS HAWEA was accepted into naval service and commissioned on the 1st of May 2009. The ship will sail from Whangarei and arrive in the Devonport Naval Base on 6 May … Continue reading

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