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Bay of Plenty Regional Council hold special ceremony to bless new boat

Wednesday, 26 October 2016 11:00 a.m.

Media Advisory 

Bay of Plenty Regional Council will be holding a special ceremony this Friday, 28 October to bless their new boat Moko. This new vessel will help Council’s maritime team with navigation safety on the water. This name acknowledges the dolphin that frequented Te Awanui Tauranga Harbour as well as all marine taonga.

The blessing will take place at the Tauranga Yacht and Power Boat Club at 10.00am. Media are invited to attend.

In attendance will be Bay of Plenty Regional Councillors Bruning, Love, Nees, Tahana and Thurston.

A media release, as well as images, will be sent after the blessing.