Investigating the RMS Niagara


73 percent of New Zealanders want the government to fund a full investigation of the wreck of the RMS Niagara, while only 8 percent do not want it inspected. This headline figure from a poll conducted in June 2023 by Horizon Research for the Hauraki Gulf Forum confirms what we suspected: that the public wants this risk dealt with. Full breakdown in the document below.

The Hauraki Gulf Forum has conveyed this and the outcome from the Forum’s meeting on 12 June 2023 to the responsible Minister, the Associate Minister of Transport, Hon. Kiritapu Allan.

*Cover image credit: Shaun Lee