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The Wahine Tragedy Through the Lens of The Evening Post


Thu 12 Apr 2018, 8:30am–5:00pm
Fri 13 Apr 2018, 8:30am–5:00pm
Sat 14 Apr 2018, 8:30am–5:00pm
Mon 16 Apr 2018, 8:30am–5:00pm
Tue 17 Apr 2018, 8:30am–5:00pm

Where: Te Ahumairangi Ground Floor, National Library, cnr Molesworth & Aitken Streets, Thorndon, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: Joan McCracken

Come and get a rare glimpse of the Wahine tragedy. See photos taken by the Evening Post photographers as they captured the unfolding events of the day.

Presented by Wellington Museum and the Alexander Turnbull Library.

These poignant images show the emotional and physical impact of the tragedy on survivors. They remind us of the importance of documentary history.

From 5 to 17 April, the National Library will exhibit these images on screens around the building. The images will also screen at Wellington Museum on April 10th.

On 10 April from 12 to 12:30pm we will have a special presentation to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Wahine Disaster.

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