Wahine disaster on television

Hear a contemporary television news broadcast about the loss of the inter-island ferry TEV Wahine in Wellington Harbour on 10 April 1968. Television coverage of the disaster later won an international World News film award.

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Ian Creevey

Posted: 11 Apr 2023

Was supposed to be on board!
They stopped taking bookings...?
Went up on the Maori the next night!!!
I'm a retired Skipper.
Going in to Wellington with 'morning cuppa' and sailing past Wahine was very sad. The Captain had to ask the crew to distribute passengers as everyone was crowded on port rail or side👀😱