The S.S. Taupo was a Union Steamship Co NZ ship, built in 1875 by Denny Bros of Dumbarton. She sank in 1881 in the Bay of Plenty and as part of the 130th anniversary, Shane Wasik led a team from the Mount Maunganui Underwater Club, Bay of Plenty Polytechnic and University of Waikato. The team completed a full archaeological and biological survey of the wreck site full details can be found at These images represent the survey are taken by Shane Wasik, other team members and...
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