Digitised Image

Policeman Ray Ruane holding a young survivor of the Wahine shipwreck, 10 Apr 1968

Reference Number: EP/1968/1574/26a-F

Policeman Ray Ruane holding a young survivor of the Wahine shipwreck in a blanket, 10 April 1968. Two people in lifejackets, and a policeman, stand alongside. The people in the life jackets are Gregory Mackenzie and Diane Parnell. Photograph taken by an unidentified Evening Post staff photographer.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Cellulose triacetate photonegatives, related to Diane Parnell, Gregory Mackenzie, Ray Ruane, Shipwrecks - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Rescue work, Police - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Children - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Survivors of the Wahine shipwreck, Reference Number EP/1968/1574-F (1 digitised items)
Further negatives of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PAColl-7327-2 (1639 digitised items)
The Dominion Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers, Reference Number PAColl-7327 (2038 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s) individual image on negative strip Cellulose triacetate negative, 35mm. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: Diane Parnell and Gregory Mackenzie were students at the University of Otago on their way to Tauranga for Easter (info Diane Mackenzie (nee Parnell)).

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

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