Category: blessing

WAHINE Service

Master Mariners, members of the seafarers’ unions, Seafarers Centre Board members and volunteers, friends and supporters gathered at the Auckland Seafarers Centre on 10 April 2018 to remember those whose lives were lost in the foundering of TEV WAHINE on 10 April 1968. The service was lead by the Centre’s chaplains and was followed by […]

Chaplains’ Reports February 2018

At the meeting of the Seafarers’ Centre Board on 21 February, the Chairman and Chaplains provided reports for the previous few months.  The key points are given below: A Norwegian yachtsman rescued by merchant vessel was  assisted. At request of the yachtsman the chaplain purchased and delivered presents to the ship’s crew. <media report> Chocolates […]

Service of Blessing

The newspaper Stuff reported on 14 October 2017 – ‘Soldier killed in exercise a “first class gentleman” ‘ A member of the NZ Defence Force Special Operations Force died during a counter-terrorism training exercise in the waters off the Coromandel Peninsula north of Auckland. The Sergeant, a father of four, died after falling about five […]