In May 1960, although most people evacuated coastal areas after a tsunami warning, some went to the coast to watch the wave arrive. In Dunedin a teacher took her class to St Clair beach, and cartoonist Sid Scales commented on the foolishness of such action.
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Reference: Otago Daily Times, 28 May 1960
Cartoon by Sid Scales
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