Story: Beachcombing

German mine

German mine

This German mine washed up in the Manukau Harbour in the Second World War. The mines were laid by German navy raiders in the early 1940s around harbour entrances and shipping lanes.

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Carl Walrond, 'Beachcombing - Beachcombing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 August 2022)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 12 Jun 2006