Friday, November 25, 2011

Two tugs and we’re done…

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……like regular readers here will know, I’ve mentioned previously ….ok..on just a couple of occasions before that Port Nelson just happens to be Oceania's busiest fishing port, but……where would it / we be without “help?”

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No no no, not that sort of help….

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Here’s where Huria Matenga comes into his own…

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and with a bit of help from his smaller brother…..

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…W H Parr…well I think they call it “teamwork”…

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but at the end of the day……together they end up getting the “job done.” because Australasias busiest fishing port, well it really couldn’t function 100% if there wasn’t teamwork. Luckily teamwork is a real big thing locally here in Nelson….

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It filters right down the line…otherwise you’d have to ask yourself why would this rather large lady (quite familiar to Kiwis) above grace us with her presence?

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…we’ll look after other Ports tugs too.

Nelson has established itself as not only a maritime hub, but concentrated efforts from all the usual suspects, has meant the formation of a very credible aviation hub locally, affectionately known locally as the NAC ( now there’s an acronym for old timers if there ever was! :-)