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The Tararua enquiry (2nd of 2)

The Tararua enquiry

This report sets out the reasons for the sinking of the Tararua (3 June 1881). It recommended that a lighthouse be built at Waipapa Point and that there should be lifebelts for the maximum number of passengers and crew. Download the document to read the full report (76 KB).

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Reference: The Illustrated New Zealand Herald, 16 June 1881, pp. 10-11

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Gerard Hutching, 'Shipwrecks - Improved safety', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/document/9266/the-tararua-enquiry (accessed 23 July 2024)

Story by Gerard Hutching, published 12 Jun 2006