2003: Rededication of the Musick Memorial
12 January 2003
A new memorial plaque was unveiled by the US Ambassador to New Zealand, His Excellency Charles J Swindells, before a large gathering at the Musick Memorial Radio Station.
Ian Walker, chairman of the Suburban Amateur Radio Club, with Charles J Swindells, US Ambassador to New Zealand
Ann Walker with Mrs Swindells and Whitney Swindells
The VIPs were welcomed into the radio station grounds with a traditional powhiri.
VIPs face the traditional wero, or challenge, from Maori warriors
Ambassador Swindells prepares to accept the welcome into the radio station grounds
A warrior leads the VIPs in the radio station grounds
His Excellency, Charles J Swindells, US Ambassador to New Zealand, speaks at the rededication ceremony.
The plaque dedicated by US Ambassador Charles J Swindells on the 65th anniversary of the loss of the Samoan Clipper now hangs on the west wall in the Memorial Hall at Musick Memorial Radio Station.