28 Nov 2023

Charity ship stranded in Fiji to be home by Christmas

From Midday Report, 12:46 pm on 28 November 2023

A New Zealand charity ship stranded in Fiji will be home by Christmas after enough money was raised for repairs.

The Koha and its crew of volunteers were providing medical aid to isolated communities in Fiji when an issue with the tailshaft left them stranded in Lautoka with a $300,000 bill.

Youth with a Mission Ships Managing Director Marty Emmett spoke to Charlotte Cook.