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Human Interest - Local
Written by The Whangarei Report   
Tuesday, 30 October 2012
John Stone

Inadequate training of crew in the use of navigation systems was one of several factors that grounded a navy barge in Whangarei while returning from Waitangi Day commemorations, a court of inquiry has determined.

The court of inquiry was set up after the barge VIP ran aground as it was leaving Tutukaka Marina on February 8, after berthing there overnight following its appearance at Waitangi. The vessel hit submerged rocks between Rahomaumu Island and the mainland just south of the harbour before dawn and was towed back into the harbour by the stern, with the bow just under water.

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