Podcast: Anzac Day

In Conversation with Liam Kennedy, Australian Youth Speaker at the National Commemorative Service, Anzac Day 2018, in Wellington

Welcome to Trans-Tasman Tales, the free podcast by the Australian High Commission in New Zealand.

In today’s episode Australian Defence Adviser Captain Christine Clarke is with Australian Youth Speaker Liam Kennedy, talking about the importance of Anzac Day. Liam represented Australia at the National Commemorative Service in Wellington this year.


The full episode is available here.

Australia lends a hand in Kaikoura

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After the earthquakes in Kaikoura last week, the Royal Australian Navy’s HMAS Darwin, Commanding Officer CMDR Phillip Henry and her crew were sent to support the response to the emergency.

As Lieutenant Brett Schulz said, in the Navy you have to “remain rubbery” – flexible and ready for change.

“One minute you might be ironing your whites in preparation for a Fleet Review, the next minute you’re in a sea boat heading ashore to render assistance to an earthquake affected town.”

LSET Vinnie Carrol and LSA Dan Colbert have shared their experiences helping the people of Kaikoura.

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