New Zealand Shark attacks

129 attacks recorded (27 fatal)
New Zealand shark attacks
Date Region Location Fatal?
North Island East Cape Y
Dec 20th 1896 North Island Marine Parade, Napier, Hawke Bay Y
South Island Hoiktika Y
May 3rd 1895 South Island Preservation Inlet Y
Apr 23rd 1895 South Island Oamaru N
South Island? Downs River Y
North Island Rockhampton N
North Island Manukau Harbor, 6 miles south of Auckland N
Oct 2nd 1890 North Island Lampton Harbour, Wellington Y
Feb 17th 1888 South Island Oamaru N
North Island Kaipara Y
Apr 11th 1886 South Island Near the mouth of the Clarence River N
South Island Dunedin N
Apr 9th 1885 North Island Auckland N
Dec 3rd 1882 South Island New Brighton N
Nov 12th 1882 North Island Tararu, Thames N
Nov 12th 1882 North Island Tararu, Thames N
Oct 2nd 1880 South Island Campbell N
Mar 19th 1879 North Island Napier Y
Mar 3rd 1875 North Island Tauranga Y
North Island Brickfield Bay, Auckland Harbour N
Stewart Island Y
Dec 22nd 1862 North Island Soldier's Point, Brick Bay, Auckland N
Mar 1st 1861 North Island Wynyard Wharf, Auckland Harbor N
Apr 1st 1860 North Island Princes Wharf, Auckland Harbor N
Apr 1st 1860 North Island St. George's Bay, Auckland Harbor Y
North Island Wellington Harbor Y
Oct 2nd 1897 N
North Island Point Halsey, Wellington Y
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Attacks by region

Attacks by location

  • Oreti Beach (9)
  • Tararu, Thames (2)
  • Alderman Islands (2)
  • St. Clair Beach, Dunedin (2)
  • Dunedin (2)
  • Manukau Harbor, 6 miles south of Auckland (2)
  • Oamaru (2)

Attacks by month

  • January (29)
  • February (24)
  • March (19)
  • April (9)
  • May (3)
  • June (3)
  • July (2)
  • August (1)
  • September (2)
  • October (3)
  • November (4)
  • December (21)