Waitangi Day 2017.
Members of TOROA’s ships company attended Waitangi Day at the Otakou Marae on the Dunedin peninsula; also present were members of HMNZS Otago.
They were alongside hundreds of people who gathered at the Marae just after 10:00 for the powhiri and lunch.
This was followed by speeches from guest speakers included Sir Tipene O’Regan, Te Ururoa Flavell and Dunedin Mayor, Dave Cull.
Image above: The view from above the Otakou Marae looking north across the harbour entrance.
Image Right: CPO LEONARD is welcomed onto the Marae with OIC LTCDR MCLELLAN in the background.