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Blaze ravages voyaging vaka

Monday 4 September 2017 | Published in Local

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Blaze ravages voyaging vaka
A close-up of a blackened hatchway on the starboard hull shows evidence the below-deck fi re. More damage can be seen to the top right of the photo, in front of the cabin. 17090310

Voyaging vaka Te Marumaru Atua suffered what a Cook Islands Police Service spokesman described as “significant internal damage” when the vessel caught fire at Avatiu marina shortly after midnight on Saturday.

Voyaging vaka Te Marumaru Atua suffered what a Cook Islands Police Service spokesman described as “significant internal damage” when the vessel caught fire at Avatiu marina shortly after midnight on Saturday.


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