Information from The Department of Conservation website about Cave Creek. A scenic viewing platform in Paparoa National Park, New Zealand, collapsed.The collapse resulted in the deaths of 14 people.

Cave Creek: The Full Story of a National Tragedy - On 28 April 1995, the collapse of a viewing platform at Cave Creek, in Paparoa National Park on the West Coast, caused 17 students and a Department of Conservation Field Centre manager to plunge 40 metres into a chasm. Cave Creek is in Paparoa National Park on the West Coast of the South Island. Cave Creek disaster, 1995; New Zealand disasters map; Site Quicklinks Culture & Society. 14 died, and four were injured.

SARAH-JANE O'CONNOR speaks to one of the survivors.

A Department of Conservation Field Officer accompanied the group. Search our catalogue for more about the Cave Creek disaster.

Cave Creek Disaster Photos November 16, 2018 Jarwato Disaster 45 years ago 38 miners were sacrificed for coal lexington ten years on cave creek doc issue explore an ancient cave city in armenia travel smithsonian arizona flash flood kills at least nine people mountain fire burning east of cave creek Go to our page on New Zealand disasters; Read some true kids books about disasters; Read some true adult books about disasters On the morning of Friday April 28th 1995, twenty people from Tai Poutini Polytechnic arrived at Paparoa National Park to study the landscape in the Cave Creek area. A closer examination of several recent disasters; especially Bhopal, Challenger, Chernobyl and Erebus, indicate that there is a need to distinguish the ways in which humans contribute to the breakdown in these systems. Firstly there are errors and violations which have an immediate adverse effect. What Happened? 9 minutes to read . SARAH-JANE O'CONNOR speaks to one of the survivors. Firstly, the main cause of the Cave Creek Disaster was the fact that it had not been built or inspected by qualified engineer. Disasters. Tuesday marks 20 years since the Cave Creek disaster, a platform collapse which killed 14 people on the West Coast. Cave Creek Disaster Photos November 16, 2018 Jarwato Disaster 45 years ago 38 miners were sacrificed for coal lexington ten years on cave creek doc issue explore an ancient cave city in armenia travel smithsonian arizona flash flood kills at least nine people mountain fire burning east of cave creek

Date: 1997 From: Australasian journal of disaster and trauma studies (Online), By: Isaac, Anne, (School of Aviation, Massey University), INNZNA Description: Examines how organisational conditions and practices, and local conditions can combine to create a disaster, using the 1995 Cave Creek disaster as an example.