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Royal New Zealand Navy fleet concentration, Cook Strait, 2011

Royal New Zealand Navy fleet concentration, Cook Strait, 2011

The Royal New Zealand Navy celebrated its 70th anniversary in 2011. To mark this occasion, navy ships gathered in the Cook Strait in a 'fleet concentration'. They practised manoeuvres in the strait before entering Wellington Harbour.

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Jim Rolfe, 'Armed forces - Contemporary armed forces', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/35719/royal-new-zealand-navy-fleet-concentration-cook-strait-2011 (accessed 7 December 2021)

Story by Jim Rolfe, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 1 Apr 2020