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This memorial opened in Seatoun's Churchill Park in 1993 on the 25th anniversary of the Wahine disaster. Let's hope the upcoming 50th anniversary leads to better interpretation to reflect the great tragedy and also the great story of courage that unfolded here, when the ferry...More
The Wahine struck Barrett Reef near the entrance to Wellington Harbour on 10 April 1968 and capsized. 53 passengers and crew lost their lives. The memorial sits on the coast and overlooks the scene of the disaster. The area is bleak and simple with a...More
The Wahine memorial is located around Wellington at 3 main sites in memory to the tragedy that occurred. We visited Eastbourne which is situated on the outskirts of Eastbourne opposite the Bus Barn terminus. The site overlooks the Seatoun where the other main site is...More
You can go on a fine day to the whine memorial and there is a park so kids can run around its nice looking out over the entrance to the harbour . There are seats there you can sit and look out and have a...More
the local mums bring their kids here for picnics!
The nearby playground is a toddler magnet.
but only if the wind is down.
just a 100m walk and you're at the Italian cafe Franco in Seatoun Village.
Postcards at Gillys shop and designer dresses across...More
we went to view after reading about it and as it was a historic thing it was a great memorial to those on the wahine ferry that lost there lives on that stormy day and it taught a lot to the younger generations and nice...More
Park here and enjoy a quiet place to view the tremendously windy coastline.
Walk on a fairly good gravel path along the coast. It wins up into the hill with some step spots and lots of steps. Take your time. It's worth it.
Great picnic spot with an excellent children's playground and right next to the beach. Interesting to read a little of the history of the sinking of the "Wahine" and while we were eating an inter islander ferry sailed by and it made you think. Perhaps...More