Contents <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>When  and  where  did  the Wahine  sink?   </li></ul><ul><li>How  did  the...
We  researched  a  major  event  that  took  place  in  New  Zealand.  We  had  3  key  questions  they  were  :  When  an...
When  and  where  did  the  Wahine  s ink On  1968  10 th   April  a  violent  storm  called  cyclone  Giselle  came  the ...
How  did  the  Wahine  sink? On  the  morning  of  April the  10 th   1968  cyclone  Giselle  met  at  wellington  harbour...
<ul><li>Cyclone  Giselle and  another  cyclone  from  Antarctica  came  together  over Wellington.  The  Wahine  was  sail...
References <ul><li>The  Wahine  disaster by Kevin  Boon </li></ul><ul><li>Disasters by Kate McAllen </li></ul><ul><li>The ...
Created  by... Andrew  and  Jesse
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The Wahine

  1. 2. Contents <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>When and where did the Wahine sink? </li></ul><ul><li>How did the Wahine sink? </li></ul><ul><li>What caused the Wahine sink? </li></ul><ul><li>References </li></ul>
  2. 3. We researched a major event that took place in New Zealand. We had 3 key questions they were : When and were did the Wahine sink? How did the Wahine sink? And What caused the Wahine to sink? Introduction
  3. 4. When and where did the Wahine s ink On 1968 10 th April a violent storm called cyclone Giselle came the north coast and met with another one coming up the south coast. This caused a massive cyclone over Wellington harbour. The Wahine was sailing into Wellington harbour when the storm struck. This caused the Wahine to go aground on Barrettes reef and capsize.
  4. 5. How did the Wahine sink? On the morning of April the 10 th 1968 cyclone Giselle met at wellington harbour with another cyclone from Antarctica that caused a massive storm.
  5. 6. <ul><li>Cyclone Giselle and another cyclone from Antarctica came together over Wellington. The Wahine was sailing into Wellington harbour when the storm struck and was caught up in over 150 knot winds and 7 foot waves. Captain Robertson couldn’t see Barrettes Reef and the Wahine hit the reef. The Wahine capsized and was left floating in the water for 5 years. 53 people died and 684 people survived. </li></ul>What caused the Wahine to sink
  6. 7. References <ul><li>The Wahine disaster by Kevin Boon </li></ul><ul><li>Disasters by Kate McAllen </li></ul><ul><li>The Wahine Interview </li></ul><ul><li>More NZ Disasters by Eugene Grayland </li></ul><ul><li>Websites: </li></ul><ul><li>www. Tvnz.co.nz </li></ul><ul><li>www.wotzon.com </li></ul>
  7. 8. Created by... Andrew and Jesse

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