Cave Creek disaster

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The Cave Creek disaster occurred on 28 April 1995. A scenic viewing platform in Paparoa National Park, New Zealand, collapsed. The collapse resulted in the deaths of 14 people. The victims, 13 of whom were university students, fell 40 metres (130 ft) onto rocks below.[1]

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  1. Chapman, Paul (29 April 1995). "Students killed as viewing platform plunges into gorge". The Daily Telegraph. London. p. 15. ProQuest document ID 317444382.

Coordinates: 42°06.5′S 171°24.5′E / 42.1083°S 171.4083°E / -42.1083; 171.4083