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Bible revives memories of Maitai wreck

Monday 20 March 2017 | Written by Rashneel Kumar | Published in Local

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Bible revives memories of Maitai wreck
Tepaeru Whitta (left) with her niece Mary Lou Herdson and the Bible from Royal Mail Steamship Maitai which got stranded on the Avarua reef in December, 1916. Part of the shipwreck can be seen in the background. 17031703

The remains of Royal Mail Steamship Maitai off the Avarua wharf may be gradually rusting away, but memories of the ship continue to resurface.

The remains of Royal Mail Steamship Maitai off the Avarua wharf may be gradually rusting away, but memories of the ship continue to resurface.


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