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Tangiwai mini documentary

This video about the Tangiwai disaster was created by the Auckland War Memorial Museum in 2009 and plays in the museum’s Volcanoes gallery. It features an explanation of the causes of the lahar, a reconstruction of the bridge collapse, historic footage and eyewitness accounts.


Video supplied via YouTube by Auckland Museum

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