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Warship open to Wellington public

HMNZS TE KAHA during a Fleet Entry into Auckland Harbour(MC 10-0076-006)
HMNZS TE KAHA during a Fleet Entry into Auckland Harbour (MC 10-0076-006)

14 October 2010

The ANZAC Frigate HMNZS TE KAHA will be in Wellington 15 to 22 October 2010 in support of the New Zealand Defence Industry Association forum and awards.

While in the capital, the ship will be open to the public.

What:             HMNZS TE KAHA will be open to the public.

When:            Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 October 2010.

Time:              10:00am and last visitors at 3:00pm.

Where:          Berthed at Queens Wharf, Wellington.

During the open day the ship will be running a charity BBQ. All proceeds will be going to the Auckland City Mission.

HMNZS TE KAHA

Standard Displacement:    3,600 tonnes
Length Overall:                     118 metres
Beam:                                    14.8 metres
Draught:                                 6.2 metres
Speed:                                   27+ knots
Range:                                   6,000 nautical miles at 18 knots
Complement:                        177 Officers and ratings

Propulsion:                             Combined Diesel or Gas Turbine (CODOG)
                                                1 GE LM 2500 Gas Turbine (30,000 hp)
                                                2 MTU 12V 1163 Diesel's (8,500 hp)
                                                Twin Shaft Controllable Pitch Propellers

ENDS

The New Zealand Defence Force defends New Zealand, and supports New Zealand’s wider security interests.

Please contact Lieutenant Sarah Campbell - Media Adviser- Navy on 021 244 0638 for further information.


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