14 Nov 2012

2004 Boxing Day news bulletin about the Indian Ocean Tsunami

From the collecton When the Siren Goes - audio

On 26 December 2004, a devastating tsunami was generated by a big earthquake off the Indonesian coast in the Indian Ocean. Eight hours after the event, the full extent of the disaster was not known. The earthquake struck at 2pm New Zealand time, and the tsunami affected eleven countries around the Indian Ocean rim. Listen to the opening of the day's 10pm news bulletin on Radio New Zealand National. sa-04219-01-o (Sound Archives reference)