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(From BBC Monitoring International Reports)
Excerpt from news release carried by New Zealand government website on 2 April, dated 31 March
The names of the seven new naval vessels to enter service over the next two years were announced by Defence Minister Phil Goff today.
"The government has decided to follow naval tradition in naming the ships after earlier vessels that have served in the Royal New Zealand Navy," he said.
"The four inshore patrol ships will carry lake names - Taupo, Rotoiti, Pukaki and Hawea - which were the names of New Zealand's Loch Class frigates that fought in the Korean War between 1951 and 1953.
"This is …