YTH-2113 Tahi Ra

YTH-2113 Tahi Ra

Kia Ora friends and whanau of the R Tucker Thompson, A delightful day one. The ship comes to life when we get a new bunch of trainees onboard and we are all fizzing for the week ahead. After we left the wharf, we played a name game and unpacked for the week. We had...
YTH 2112 Ono Ra

YTH 2112 Ono Ra

Kia ora Whanau of the good ship, the ship where the youth experience a unique adventure and challenge themselves, all with the uppermost happiness. My name is Ness and tonight I’m going to write my last blog before our maintenance project. At this exact time, we are...
YTH-2112 Rima Ra

YTH-2112 Rima Ra

Kia Ora Whanau, Today was one of those absolutely magic days onboard. We woke up a little bit early this morning (at 6.45 (gasp)) to fit the usual morning routines in.  At around 8:30am we hauled anchor and moved over to the Russell wharf. At 9:30 we began to welcome...
YTH-2112 Wha Ra

YTH-2112 Wha Ra

Kia Ora whanau, What a day. We went for a colder then usual swim this morning. After duties we made our way out of Whangaroa harbor and went for a huuuuuuuge sail. It was the first day stepping into our team roles, in preparation for our visitors tomorrow. We did some...
YTH2112 Toru Ra

YTH2112 Toru Ra

Kia Ora from the R Tucker Thompson Today we woke up in the beautiful Whangaroa Harbour and were welcomed by it’s wonderful waters with our morning swim. First thing we geared up for a hike up Dukes Nose and took in the beautiful surroundings. After lunch we set just...