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NEW ZEALAND DISASTERS
CAVE CREEK, NEAR PUNAKAIKI, WEST COAST, SOUTH ISLAND
28 APRIL 1995

On the 28 April 1995 a group of students from the Tai Poutini Polytechnic in Greymouth were on a field trip to Cave Creek, near Punakaiki on the West Coast of the South Island. As part of the group made their way on to the new viewing platform, it collapsed, resulting in the deaths of 13 students and one Department of Conservation field officer.

For further information see The Commission of Inquiry in the Collapse of a Viewing Platform at Cave Creek near Punakaiki on the West Coast available at many libraries. Also Cave Creek.

BLACKMAN Alison Robyn
CHISHOLM Paul Parker
COOK Anne-Marie Olive
DAVIS Jody George
HOBSON Barry Peter
LARMOUR Abram Anthony
McCARTHY Catherine Francis
MURRAY Scott Andrew
O'DEA Stephen Mark
PAWSEY Kit Buster
REED Matthew Brydon
REID De Anne
SHAW Peter Andrew
STUART Evan David

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