Naval exercise off Whangaparaoa Peninsula


The Navy is conducting an exercise designed to test the ship HMNZS CANTERBURY and her crew in a disaster relief scenario.  The exercise will take place on Thursday 08 December on the Defence Force land at the tip of the Whangaparaoa Peninsula, with CANTERBURY at anchor off the Coast.

The exercise will take place from dawn until approximately 1600 and some of the scenarios will involve a heightened level of military activity in the area.

Auckland Council has been advised of the exercise.


For further information please contact Lieutenant Commander Angela Barker, Senior Communications and Media Advisor – Navy on 021 244 0638.



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