REMINISCENCES | Carefully to carry

It was a photograph of one of these monster container ships that made me sorry for those who have to sail in them. It was probably a maiden voyage of a CMA-CGM new delivery, because every one of the 18,000TEU that festooned this colossal ship was identical and advertising the company brand. Whatever amazing treasures were contained in the cargo carried in this big ship, its crew would have remained in ignorance about it all. Isn’t that sad?

Kapiti NGO resumes lobbying for new patrol boat

The volunteer organisation Guardians of Kapiti Marine Reserve has resumed its lobbying for a new patrol boat to support the New Zealand federal and Wellington regional governments’ law enforcement, research, anti-illegal fishing, and environmental protection efforts in the Kapiti Marine Reserve and the Kapiti Island Nature Reserve.

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