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The Wahine Disaster

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  • 1.  
  • 2.
    • Introduction.
    • When and Where did the Wahine sink?
    • 3. How did the Wahine sink?
    • 4. What caused the Wahine to sink?
    • 5. References.
    6. Made by:
  • 3. We did a study on the Wahine and we had to find out these 3 key questions Where and when did the Wahine sink? How did the Wahine sink? What caused the Wahine to sink?
  • 4.
    • The Wahine sank on 10 th April 1968.
    • The Wahine sank at Barretts Reef at the entrance of the Wellington harbour
  • 5. The Wahine hit Barretts reef and was caught by some massive waves that caused it to tip over. There were 100 knot winds and high seas. 51 people lost their lives.
  • 6.
    • The Wahine sunk in minutes as huge winds from a cyclone tore her apart.
    • Cyclone Giselle was far to the north. Cyclone Giselle came from another storm over the west coast from the antarctic. Then together they headed south.
  • 7.
    • http://nzhistory.net.nz/culture/wahine .
    • http://wairarapa co.nz.
    • http://www.wlc .govt.nz/wellington/wahine2.org
    • The Wahine Diaster-Kevin Boon.
  • 8.