Sank on Barrett Reef. 734 on board. 51 died. During Cyclone Giselle.
Over 100 dead
Destroyed Buried Village and Pink and white Terraces.
6 - 9 thousand died
7.9 on Richter Scale. 250 - 260 killed. Laws introduced to make all buildings earthquake proof. Rebuild created Art Deco
6.3 on the Richter Scale. 181 killed. NZ's most expensive disaster
10 workers killed. No bodies found. Active.
Mt Erebus Plane Crash
White out conditions. 275 killed. NZ's worst air disaster. Plane programmed wrong
Pike River Mine
Explosion. 29 died
151 died. NZ's worst railway disaster.
Wall of crater lake collapsed sending lahar down river, weakening the bridge. Bridge buckled under weight of train. Engine and 5 carriages plunged into river. The carriages were second class.
Platform collapsed wasn't built properly