Monday, 21st day (23 April 1917)

All boats have now been swung out in readiness and an extra guard mounted.  Saw a remarkable rainbow this morning, encircling the stern of the ship; quite small and almost the entire circle visible owing to its unusual nearness.  Nurse said Kokiri was the perfect gentleman and that right up to his last gasp he always thanked them for anything done for him.  Only when he was delirious did he speak in Maori showing that his education (Te Aute) was so complete that he normally thought in English.  Received wireless news today, the first we have had of the outside world.

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