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Documentary about the inter-island ferry Wahine, which was caught in the worst recorded storm in New Zealand history and sank in Wellington Harbour in 1968.

Primary Title
  • The Wahine Disaster
Date Broadcast
  • Wednesday 9 April 2008
Start Time
  • 21 : 30
Finish Time
  • 23 : 00
Duration
  • 90:00
Channel
  • Maori Television
Broadcaster
  • Maori Television Service
Programme Description
  • Documentary about the inter-island ferry Wahine, which was caught in the worst recorded storm in New Zealand history and sank in Wellington Harbour in 1968.
Classification
  • PGR
Owning Collection
  • Chapman Archive
Broadcast Platform
  • Television
Languages
  • English
Captions
Live Broadcast
  • No
Rights Statement
  • Made for the University of Auckland's educational use as permitted by the Screenrights Licensing Agreement.
Subjects
  • Wahine (Ship)
  • Shipwrecks--New Zealand--Wellington
  • Documentary television programs--New Zealand
Genres
  • Documentary
  • History
Hosts
  • Sharon Barbour (Narrator)
Contributors
  • Sharon Barbour (Director)
  • Sharon Barbour (Producer)
  • Sharon Barbour (Writer)
  • Storm UK (Production Unit)
Subjects
  • Wahine (Ship)
  • Shipwrecks--New Zealand--Wellington
  • Documentary television programs--New Zealand