New Zealand Disasters

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Compilation tape from four New Zealand disasters -

1) Southland floods 1984
2) Tangiwai 1953 (Iincludes Prime Minister Sidney Holland's broadcast to the country from Waiouru Army Camp; interview with eye witness
3) Napier earthquake 1931 (Spectrum 'Earthshock')
4) Wahine disaster 1968

Assembled from Sounds Archives material, this tape was released as an educational recording for schools by Michael Leyden Publications. Recorded in 1986.

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Year 1986

Reference number 38657

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Ngā Taonga Korero Collection

Credits RNZ Collection

Duration 01:30:00

Date 1986

Subject Wahine (Ship)
Napier (N.Z.)/New Zealand
Southland (N.Z.)/New Zealand
Tangiwai Rail Disaster, Tangiwai, N.Z.

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