VISIT OF N.Z.T.S. AMOKURA.
STAY AT AKAROA.
Tbe New Zealand Training Ship Amokura arrived ia Akaroa on Friday afternoon from Wellington on ber Way to tbe 6outh Seas to inspect and replenish tbe depots?, and search for any castaways tbat may be there. The Mnyor and Town Cler/c paid their official call oo tbe ship on
Saturday morning. Tho ship will probably leave Aktroa thin morn inw. and Captain Hooper expects to be back to spend Easter at Akaroa, when the boys' annual spo-ti will be held. Wbile,-on hor round of the depots in the South Seas it is hoped to secure some sea lions to replace one of the two whioh the Amokura secured last year for the Wellington Zoo which died recently. Tbe ship's company will also bring back any rare bird.4 they find on tbe islands for the Dominion Museum in Wellington. The Amokura put in for fresh water instructions,- and exercise for the boys.
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VISIT OF N.Z.T.S. AMOKURA., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3529, 21 March 1916