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Flood of support for vaka ‘Mama’

Tuesday 5 September 2017 | Written by Chris Taylor | Published in Local

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Flood of support for vaka ‘Mama’
This dramatic aerial shot of emergency services working to douse the blaze that engulfed the starboard hull of the voyaging vaka Te Marumaru Atua in the early hours of Sunday morning, was taken by Johnny Beasley of Varo Media for the Puaikura Volunteer Fire Brigade. Taken from a drone, the photo provides a dramatic view of efforts to contain the fi re.

Messages of support have flooded the vaka Te Marumaru Atua’s Facebook page following a damaging fire on board the vessel at Avatiu wharf early on Sunday morning.

Messages of support have flooded the vaka Te Marumaru Atua’s Facebook page following a damaging fire on board the vessel at Avatiu wharf early on Sunday morning.


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