Kōrero: East Coast region

Tatapouri Hotel and tsunami

Tatapouri Hotel and tsunami

The Tatapouri Hotel, 13 kilometres from Gisborne, was damaged by a tsunami triggered by an earthquake on 27 March 1947. The hotel was destroyed by fire 49 years later.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Tairawhiti Museum, Te Whare Taonga O Te Tairawhiti
Reference: 811-10

Permission of Tairawhiti Museum, PO Box 716, Gisborne, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Monty Soutar, 'East Coast region - Geology and landscape', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/33276/tatapouri-hotel-and-tsunami (accessed 9 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Monty Soutar, updated 1 Mar 2015