Two Royal New Zealand Navy ships arrived this morning.
The first was the frigate, HMNZS Te Kaha:
I’m not sure what this is, but it reminded me of Bender from Futurama:
I like the kiwi:
The second ship was the tanker, HMNZS Endeavour (good name):
Deploying a fender:
Meanwhile, there was this stream of water. I assume it was coming from the fireboat.
The USCG was zipping around:
Nice to see a big needlefish:
After playing photographer, I went to the ship to put a second coat of varnish on the rail.