Kōrero: Tsunamis

Remains of Pouawa bridge (2 o 2)

Remains of Pouawa bridge

The Gisborne tsunami of 26 March 1947 swept away the Pouawa bridge. The decking was later found about 800 metres upstream.

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Tairawhiti Museum, Te Whare Taonga O Te Tairawhiti

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Source: Auckland Weekly News, 2 April 1947

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Eileen McSaveney, 'Tsunamis - 20th-century and recent tsunamis', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/6232/remains-of-pouawa-bridge (accessed 23 November 2019)

He kōrero nā Eileen McSaveney, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 1 Aug 2017