Southern Ocean Fisheries
Navy continues multi-agency conservation patrols
The Offshore Patrol Vessel HMNZS Otago will shortly head into the Southern Ocean to conduct fishery protection patrols as part of a multi-agency effect to protect Antarctic marine resources.
HMNZS ENDEAVOUR - Decommissioning
The Royal New Zealand Navy’s 30 year old tanker support ship, HMNZS Endeavour is about to retire.
At 10am on Friday 15 December at Devonport Naval Base, HMNZS Endeavour will be formally decommissioned. Her flag will be lowered for the last time and her crew will leave the ship during a formal decommissioning ceremony.
During the ceremony and final farewell, the Chief of Navy Rear Admiral John Martin will read the Decommissioning Order and present the Commissioning Pennant to the Commanding Officer of Endeavour, Commander Martin Doolan.