Wahine Special. 1993-04-10.

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The recording begins with a Radio New Zealand news report followed by a programme marking the 25th anniversary of the sinking of the Wahine in Wellington Harbour and presented by Wayne Mowat. The sinking took place on April 10, 1968.

Includes interview with Roxanne Gadarro, a researcher from Top Shelf Productions who made television documentary "The Wahine - the untold story"; Alex Neill, weather forecaster at the time when the storm hit; Jo Arkley, historian, involved in the rescue; Phil Dean, steward; Louella Jensen - her singing and comforting the passengers; Paddy O'Donnell, reporter for the NZBC; Peter Bush, photographer. All with their memories of the day. Archival audio also.

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Year 1993

Reference number 278574

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Ngā Taonga Korero Collection

Genre Documentary radio programs
Nonfiction radio programs
Radio programs
Sound recordings

Credits Mowat, Wayne, Presenter
National Radio (N.Z.) (estab. 1986, closed 2007), Broadcaster
GADARRO, Roxanne, Interviewee
Arkley, Jo, Interviewee
DEAN, Phil, Interviewee
JENSEN, Louella, Interviewee
O'Donnell, Paddy, Reporter
Bush, Peter, 1930-, Interviewee

Duration 02:05:52

Date 10 Apr 1993