Reference

Shipping accidents

Sites

* HMS Orpheus - Manukau Harbour - 1863
Fact file from Christchurch City Libraries.
* Mikhail Lermontov shipwreck - Marlborough Sounds - 1986
Fact file from Christchurch City Libraries.
* SS Elingamite Shipwreck - 3 Kings Island - 1902
Fact file from Christchurch City Libraries.
* SS Penguin - Cape Terawhiti, Wellington - 1909
Fact file from Christchurch City Libraries.
* SS Tararua - Southland coast - 1881
Fact file from Christchurch City Libraries.
* SS Wairarapa - Great Barrier Island - 1894
Fact file from Christchurch City Libraries.
* Wahine - Wellington Harbour - 1968
Fact file from Christchurch City Libraries.
* The Wahine disaster
The loss of the Wellington-Lyttelton ferry Wahine on 10 April 1968 is New Zealand's worst modern maritime disaster. From nzhistory.net