Also known as the conga line of the sea.
The "Big Boys" were also allowed to play
There were some spectacular helpers and some helpful spectators
There may have been some skulduggery...
Heave! Heave! Heave!
The tunnels under Whangaparaoa Head date from WW2 and are amongst the best preserved
It's a lot higher than 12 foot when you're climbing it, part of the fun that was had at the Tamaki Leadership Center day out
Much like the 12 foot wall, it's a lot higher and scarier up close and personal, an amazing chance to overcome some fears, thanks Tamaki Leadership Center for letting us use your confidence course.
Our friendly medic was kept busy on our day at the Tamaki Leadership Center, confidence courses and hot days trudging up hills took it's toll.
At least we were out of the sun and in the cool, careful - it can get very dark 10 meters under the surface.
Fortunately we only had to go down the stairs - really well preserved as the store rooms were used for live munitions until a decade ago.
Except Sylvia the photographer, Hibiscus Coastguard at Tamaki Leadership Center in the munitions store under Whanagaparaoa Head
Not one you'll see every day
The offer of hot Coffee, a swim off the back of the boat and barge practice courtesy of Resolution 3 made this Duty Day a breeze.
Dan and Matt strike a pose - good work guys!
hands on style
A day on the water with local MP Mark Mitchell and Botany MP Jami-Lee Ross
Botany MP Jami-Lee Ross has a go helming HIB1
This is our old protector, now working as a leased pleasure boat out of Auckland