Add them to the list: Underwater survey discovers new wrecks in Marlborough Sounds

by Luke Higgins

A sonar image of the Koi on the seabed of the Marlborough Sounds - the only wreck Land Information NZ has released ...On the seabed of the Marlborough Sounds lies the scattered remains of dozens of wrecks – a hidden history that covers more than a century of shipping.

The area has one of the richest maritime traditions in the country – Captain Cook spent a third of his time in the Sounds during his voyages to New Zealand.

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Now some of that history has been unearthed, with the discovery of previously unknown wrecks during a state-of-the-art survey of the seabed.

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