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Maritime Day makes a big splash

Monday 2 October 2017 | Written by Chris Taylor | Published in Local

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Maritime Day makes a big splash
It was “ships ahoy” yesterday at Avatiu wharf for World Maritime Day, as around 500 children from schools across the island joined in the celebration, getting on-board and hands-on with all things nautical. The theme for this year's festival was, “Connecting ships, ports and people”. Prime minister Henry Puna joined the massive crew of young seafarers for the fun-fi lled morning.

Around 500 excited students from around the island descended on Avatiu wharf yesterday morning for a fun-filled World Maritime Day celebration.

Around 500 excited students from around the island descended on Avatiu wharf yesterday morning for a fun-filled World Maritime Day celebration.


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