Wahine Disaster (Main facts (Death toll (57 people died in the wahine…
What do I want to find out?
( what do others want to find out )
How many people died, what caused their deaths? What other damage was done?
What caused the wahine disaster?
Who were the people helping, how?
Possible information sources
Wahine, Record of a disaster newspaper published by The Dominion and The Dominion Sunday Times. Published 1 day after the diasater
Personal reference Wendy and Robert Haliburton (grandparents)
Any websites that may be helpful
Any books that may be helpful
Wednesday April 10th 1968
The wahine got caught on the rocks in Barrets Reef
there were 2 storms and the wahine got caught in the middle
57 people died in the wahine disaster
There were not enough life boats to save all of the people
Some people jumped from the boat but they might not have been able to swim.
Ideas for presentation
Present in book as book work
Power Point / Google slides
Talk about my information and make a script of my findings