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Image 1 of 8: HBT133383-12.JPG L-R: Jonty Sudfelt, Tivers Jack, medieval re-enactment by the Company of the Sacred Sword Medieval Club, part of the MTG Carnival, in Herschell St, Napier, after the second official opening of MTG Hawke's Bay, formerly the Hawke's Bay Museum and Art Gallery, after 3 years of renovations Photographer: Duncan Brown NEWS HBK 23Sep13 - AROUND THE MAYPOLE: Five-year-old Chloe Dugdale, on holiday from Australia, tried her hand at the colourful maypole with the help of Brooke McGrannachan, 13, of Napier. HBT133383-05SCRAPPING: A fight broke out in Herschell St between Jonty Sudfelt and Tivers Jack but it was all part of the display put on by the Company of the Sacred Sword Medieval Club. HBT133383-12ON STAGE: The students from Hukarere Girls College at Eskdale drew a good and appreciative crowd as they put on a fine cultural performance. HBT133383-04GOOD FUN: Napier family Sarah Jarvis with one-year-old Romeo and Jonny Jarvis with three-year-old Kingston gave the new MTG the flag-wave of approval. HBT133383-03OPENING: Kaumatua Hawira Hape delivered a karakia before the opening of the MTG while guests, including two members of the delegation from Xuzhou in China, looked on. HBT133382-02FAMILY AFFAIR: Napier mayoral hopeful Roy Sye and family (pictured left in green shirts) attended Saturday's grand opening. HBT133382-08
The US research ship, Marcus Langseth berthed in Napier after completing research on the Hikurangi subduction zone off Gisborne. She tows long chains of floating acoustic receivers which catch seismic reflections off the ocean floor.