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