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DEATHS FROM THE SINKING OF THE T.E. V.WAHINE
WEDNESDAY 10TH APRIL 1968
WELLINGTON HARBOUR, WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND

These names were taken from the Bay of Plenty Times for the 11th, 13th and 15th April 1968 and cross-referenced to the book "The Wahine Disaster - A Tragedy Remembered" by Emmanuel Makarios (Grantham House). (The 12th April was Easter Friday.)

Also see THE SINKING OF THE WAHINE.
and THE WAHINE.

Also see official letters sent to a survivor of - TEV WAHINE

On 10 April 2008 around 100 people gathered at Wellington's Frank Kitts Park to mark the 40th anniversary of the Wahine disaster. A plaque dedicated to the rescuers was unveiled by one of the survivors who hoped it will be a permanent thank you note to those who saved so many lives. The plaque includes the name of Mrs May Brightwell Brightwell was among the survivors who battled to shore, but she had been badly injured in the process. After a spell in hospital, she went home to Waimate in Canterbury, before dying from a blood clot in her lung on April 29. Although the coroner recorded she died as a result of the Wahine disaster, Brightwell has never been officially recognised as one of the casualties.

This list is dedicated to all those who lost their lives in the Wahine disaster (51+2) and Cyclone Giselle (3) - 9th and 10th April 1968.

PASSENGERS
ADAMSON Ross James 26 Chapman Street, Dunedin
BEAR Leah Edith Mrs 62 16 Eltham Avenue, Darling Point, Sydney, Australia
BECK Margaret Morrison Mrs 64 47 Harris Crescent, Papanui, Christchurch
BRIGHTWELL May Elizabeth Mrs * Died 29 April 1968 from a blood clot in the lung from injuries received during the sinking of the Wahine. Buried at Waimate Lawn Cemetery, Waimate
BURTON Frederick 65 Lower Hutt
CLARK Elizabeth Ann Miss 72 9 Horner Street, Papanui, Christchurch
COHEN Bertha Mrs 64 Darling Point Road, Sydney, Australia
COX John Alfred 47 5A Maida Vale Road, Roseneath, Wellington
DOIG Cecil Noel 65 Duke Street, Hastings
DUNCAN Oswald Colin 60 Piarere, near Tirau, Waikato
EMMETT Margaret Mrs 37 137 Vague Road, Christchurch
ERIWATA Jessie Elizabeth Mrs 65 2/96 Taylor Street, Blockhouse Bay, Auckland
EVANS Olive Daisy Mrs 66 27 Oxford Street, Belmont, Victoria, Australia
FOLKARD Cristobel Evelyn Mrs 50 The Esplanade, Raumati South
FREITAS David Frank Errol 60 Blake Street, Greymouth
GOODMAN Leslie Reginald 65 Jervois Road, Herne Bay, Auckland
GUTSCHLAG Neil Douglas 20 70 Victoria Avenue, Invercargill
HICK Alma Anne Miss 3 48 Vance Street, Shannon
HICK Gordon * Died October 1990 from injuries sustained on the 10 April 1968 aged 1 year.
HICKMAN Henry Thomas 58 Kermode Street, Ashburton
HICKS Philip Stephen 2 7 Titoki Street, Christchurch
HILL Maisie Mowat Mrs 63 52 Weka Street, Fendalton, Christchurch
HOWARD Kathleen Mrs 74 29 Mandalong Road, Mosman, NSW, Australia
HUMPHREY John Baden 50 Marlowe Street, Dunedin
JEFFREY Mary Agnes Mrs 71 9 Plymouth Street, Wanganui
JOHNSON Colin Raymond 6 11 Lindhurst Avenue, Christchurch
LANDRETH Gladys May Mrs 59 8 Norman Street, Dunedin
MARSHALL Veda Catherine Mrs 64 14 Ross Street, Mosgiel, Dunedin
McKAY Elizabeth Mary Mrs 71 11 Studholme Street, Christchurch
McKEE Beatrice Ellen Mrs 72 27 Ngarimu Street, Dallington, Christchurch
MERTON Agnes Gertrude Stonyer (Stonehewer) Miss 79 Repton Court, 19 Repton Street, Christchurch
METCALF Ann(e) Beatrice Mrs 62 Rangitata, South Canterbury
MITCHELL Helen Patterson Mrs 45 111 Russell Street, Dunedin
O'LOUGHLIN Rose Annie Mrs 79 Barnard Street, Sydenham, Christchurch
PAGE Benjamin Joseph 77 158 Cambridge Street, Levin
PAGE Elizabeth Mrs 70 158 Cambridge Street, Levin
ROBERTSON Wallace Allen 26 152 Ashley Avenue, New Lynn, Auckland
RUTLAND Alfred Gould 77 Manchester Street, Chewton, Victoria, Australia
SMITH Margaret Calder Mrs 62 6 Johnston Crescent, Lane Cove, Sydney, Australia
TABUTEAU Mary Elizabeth Mrs 64 137 Seymour Street, Traralgan, Victoria, Australia
TOWNSEND Brian Richard Churchill 23 53 Hicks Road, Cambridge, Waikato
TURNER Ethel May Mrs 50 Dunedin
TURNER Truby Lionel 55 Dunedin
WASSON Cecil James 58 13 Tarana Street, Camp Hill, Brisbane, Australia
WILLIAMSON Beryl Mary Mrs 59 11 Victory Place, Port Chalmers
YEE Hong Yue Mr 70 Vivian Street, Wellington

CREW
HOUNSELL Howard Alexander 53 Wellington Engine Room Hand
MORAH Christopher John 21 Ranui Terrace, Wellington Assistant Purser
MURPHY George Vincent Austin 56 Wellington 1st Class Assistant Steward
ROSS John Spencer 33 5 Corinna Street, Porirua, Wellington Pantryman
SAYERS Laurie Angus 29 Lucienne Park, Christchurch. Able Seaman (Travelling unofficially)
SYMONS Samuel Stewart 55 Broadway, Miramar, Wellington Motorman
UDELL Robin Lester 21 Kinglsey Terrace, Sumner, Christchurch Officer Steward

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