18 Nov 2016

Navy march through Auckland cancelled after quakes

11:27 am on 18 November 2016

An Auckland march involving 1000 navy sailors from New Zealand and around the world has been cancelled following earthquakes that hit the country this week.

The HMNZS Te Kaha out at sea with a helicopter flying above

Photo: NZDF

The International Street Parade was to be part of the Royal New Zealand Navy's 75th Anniversary.

A private thanksgiving service to the visiting nations' navies would be held instead, with tomorrow's Naval Review and Sunday's open day to go ahead as planned.

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