Newsletter Issue 5, May 2018

Remembrance, Gratitude, and a Legacy It seemed appropriate that the weather that greeted us on the day of the Wahine […]

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Media Coverage of the Wahine 50 Commemoration

Watch: Jacinda Ardern pays tribute to victims and survivors of 1968 ferry tragedy 50 years on – TVNZ Choral tribute […]

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Media release: Rare Steam Past on Wellington’s waterfront – to mark 50th Wahine Day – Tuesday, 10 April

Some 50 vessels will mark the 50th anniversary of the Wahine disaster with a very rare Steam Past on Wellington’s […]

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Newsletter Issue 4, April 2018

Tremendous interest in the Wahine 50th commemoration events The 50th anniversary of the Wahine disaster – on Tuesday, 10 April […]

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Media release: 50th Wahine Day commemorations – survivors from across New Zealand and beyond attending

Nearly 70 survivors of New Zealand’s worst shipwreck in modern times, as well as family members of some of the […]

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Newsletter – Issue 3, January 2018

Happy New Year from the Wahine 50 Charitable Trust Thank you to all of you have contacted the Trust over […]

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Media Release - Wahine 50 programme – dawn service, choral tribute, sail-by, displays

A dawn service, choral tribute on Wellington’s waterfront, sail-by of 50 boats, and a display focused on future preparedness, are […]

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Newsletter - Issue 2, May 2017

Welcome to our first newsletter for 2017. Last month was of great significance for many, being the 49th anniversary of […]

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Media release - The Wahine Disaster, Catalyst for Change

49th Wahine Day, 10 April 2017 “The significance of the Wahine disaster for New Zealand goes well beyond the events […]

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Newsletter - Issue 1, December 2016

Thank you to all those who have registered with the Wahine 50 website. Welcome to the first issue of our […]

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