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The Programme for the day of the Sinking

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0800HRS Fullers Tiger 5 VIP vessel depart Paihia pick up Russell if required.
0900hrs ETA Te Tawa Bay Rawhiti. Disembark Tiger 5 onto Arawhiti (car ferry) Arawhiti transport passengers to shore.
0930hrs Powhiri Te Rawhiti Marae.
1030hrs Morning Tea Te Rawhiti Marae.
1115hrs Only name tagged VIP & kuia/kaumatua embark Arawhiti ferry at Te Tawa Bay transport VIP & kuia/kaumatua to Tiger 5.
1145hrs Only nametagged guests & hapu/whanau embark Arawhiti.
1200hrs Tiger 5 & Arawhiti depart Te Tawa Bay for Deep Water Cove Cape Brett Peninsular. Packed lunches & drinks on board.
1245hrs Tiger 5 ETA Deep Water Cove. Take up position in reserved area.
1300hrs-1315hrs Arawhiti ETA Deep Water Cove. Take up position in reserved area.
1400hrs Scuttle Frigate Canterbury F421
1430hrs Arawhiti & Tiger 5 depart Deep Water Cove for wharf at Huirangi Bentzen Farm.
1500hrs ETA Tiger 5 Huirangi. Kuia/kaumatua disembarks board bus transport back to Te Rawhiti Marae. Remainder of Tiger 5 depart for Russell or Paihia.
1530hrs Kuia/kaumatua arrive Te Rawhiti Marae. Prepare for end of day hui. Bus return to Bentzen Farm.
1530hrs ETA Arawhiti Huirangi Bentzen Farm, all passengers disembark board bus Bentzen Farm for Te Rawhiti Marae.
1530hrs Tiger 5 arrives Russell/Paihia VIP disembark end of day.
1600hrs All remaining passengers ETA at Te Rawhiti Marae. End of day hui.
1630hrs Dinner (BBQ)Te Rawhiti Marae.
1700hrs End of proceedings.

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