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Lyttelton, port town on the north shore of Lyttelton Harbour close to Banks Peninsula, a suburb of Christchurch on the eastern coast of the South Island of New Zealand. Surrounded by reserves and national parks. Suffered in the Christchurch earthquake Places To See, Places To Travel, Christchurch New Zealand, New Zealand Houses, New Zealand South Island, New Zealand Travel, Auckland, Tasmania, Brisbane

Memories of Christchurch

Some of you may have read my post earlier this week, just after the disastrous earthquake in the city in which I was born and brought up. The news gets sadder every day, with about 100 now confirmed dead, and another 250 still missing. I have been thinking about my years there and the places I used to know well; these pictures are how I would like to remember the city. For about 8 years of my childhood we lived in New Brighton. My strongest memory, apart from our big wooden two-storeyed…

  Toyota Camper, Andrea Doria, Ship Wreck, Boat Decor, Vera Cruz, Abandoned Ships, Kiwiana, Amanda Bynes, British Isles

WAHINE 1966 - The New Zealand Maritime Record - NZNMM

Wahine in Port Lyttelton Old Pictures, Old Photos, Christchurch New Zealand, Boat Decor, New Zealand Houses, Living In New Zealand, Merchant Navy, Maritime Museum, The Province

Lyttelton circa 1967

The inter-island ferry TEV Wahine (1966 - 1968) moored at No. 2 Wharf. Northeast aspect from No 3 Wharf. Her tragic story can be seen on the NZ National Maritime Museum's site at www.nzmaritime.co.nz/wahine.htm Digital restoration of a photograph by Gladys M. Goodall. Canterbury Heritage, a journal of the province's social history and cultural heritage.

MS Port Sydney - John Whitehead - Senior Engineer - Page 3 Merchant Navy, Merchant Marine, Seafarer, Page 3, Historical Photos, Sydney, Ms, Engineering, Ships

MS Port Sydney - John Whitehead - Senior 3rd Engineer 1959/1960 - Page 3

Port Line. The British Merchant Navy Merchant Navy, Merchant Marine, Cunard Ships, Seafarer, Cruise Ships, Battleship, Seas, Over The Years, Writers

Port Line Reunion + Songs

Please feel free to share Many thanks for watching Port Line Ships from across the world now in HD+3D A tribute to all who served Port Line over the years is...

The Wahine founders off Steeple Rock; the rail ferry Aramoana and other vessels stand by. Huge Waves, History Online, Kiwiana, South Island, Shipwreck, Tsunami, Antarctica, British Isles, Ford Trucks

The Wahine foundering

The Wahine founders off Steeple Rock; the rail ferry Aramoana and other vessels stand by.

 New Zealand music - Tribute song for Wahine disaster of Peaked at number 16 in May First hit for Anna Leah after her Merchant Navy, Kiwiana, Cabin Crew, Shipwreck, Interesting History, Old Skool, British Isles, Auckland, Ford Trucks

Anna Leah - Wahine

Anna Leah - Wahine. New Zealand music - 1975. Tribute song for Wahine disaster of 1968. Peaked at number 16 in May 1975. First hit for Anna Leah after her 19...

MS Port Sydney - John Whitehead - Senior Engineer - Page 3 Merchant Navy, Cruise Ships, Page 3, Water Crafts, Historical Photos, Sailing Ships, Sydney, Nautical, Ms

MS Port Sydney - John Whitehead - Senior 3rd Engineer 1959/1960 - Page 3

The Wahine disaster: The ferry TEV Wahine strikes a reef at the mouth of Wellington Harbour, New Zealand, with the loss of 53 lives, in Cyclone Giselle, which created the windiest conditions ever recorded in New Zealand.

The Evening Post photographic collection

The Wahine disaster through the eyes of Evening Post photographers.

Flashback: Wahine disaster 45 years on Christchurch New Zealand, Auckland New Zealand, Abandoned Ships, Way To Heaven, Merchant Navy, 45 Years, Cook Islands, Rafting, Old Photos

Wahine disaster remembered 45 years on

There was no need for the band to play on as the Wahine sunk – passengers were already singing.