Modelling the Polar Star – veteran of the Merchant Navy, Pete from Kapiti Coast, boards the real mccoy!

An absolute delight yesterday to have Pete Woodward tour the visiting US Coast Guard Cutter, Polar Star. A veteran of the Merchant Navy, Pete, who is almost 80 years old, is now a volunteer with the New Zealand Coastguard on the Kapiti Coast. He and his fellow volunteers are the brave Kiwis who will go ...
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Running “In the Footsteps of the Marines” with Pride

By Dr. Aime Black (Public Affairs Section) & LtCol John Black (Office of Defense Cooperation) The torrential downpour that plagued the Kapiti Coast stopped just in time for approximately 200 runners and walkers to pay tribute to the U.S. Marines stationed along the coast during WWII. U.S. Embassy Wellington, New Zealand staff, including five active ...
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