Kōrero: Tsunamis

Tatapōuri Hotel

Tatapōuri Hotel

The tsunami of 26 March 1947 flooded the Tatapōuri Hotel, north of Gisborne, up to the window sills. Minutes later the receding tide sucked small outbuildings out to sea.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Tairawhiti Museum, Te Whare Taonga O Te Tairawhiti
Reference: 811-10

Permission of Tairawhiti Museum, PO Box 716, Gisborne, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Eileen McSaveney, 'Tsunamis - 20th-century and recent tsunamis', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/6233/tatapouri-hotel (accessed 4 June 2020)

He kōrero nā Eileen McSaveney, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2017