A second Royal New Zealand Navy ship has docked at the Port of Tauranga in less than a week. The HMNZS Canterbury cruised into the Tauranga Harbour yesterday and will stay for the weekend. Four Tauranga teenagers were invited on board to check out the impressive 9000-tonne military vessel which followed the Tauranga arrival of HMNZS Wellington on May 17.

The silhouette of a 9000 tonne Royal New Zealand Navy ship appears majestic as it glides along the Tauranga Harbour.

The striking morning sun shines a spotlight on the HMNZS Canterbury as if to announce its entrance into the Port