Fatal landslide at Otira
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Photograph taken about 1903 east of the Otira village. Two houses were destroyed and one person killed. A man, Charlie Morris, was killed in the second house, Sadly his body was never recovered and up to about 30 yrs ago there was a cross on the shingle slope where the houses stood. Information supplied by John Cameron whose Grandparent's house was the other to be destroyed.