Navy Continues Support of Art Deco Festival in Napier

February 15, 2017 – The Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) will continue its traditional involvement in the Tremains Art Deco Festival in Napier this year. The offshore patrol vessel HMNZS Wellington and the inshore patrol vessel HMNZS Taupo will join the festival this weekend. Wellington was also part of last year’s festival, with crews taking part in several events, including parades and the commemorative breakfast. The Veronica Bell Ceremony at the Sound Shell on Sunday will remember the role the New Zealand Squadron of the Royal Navy (which later became…

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